Influenced by a mutual connection to youth-driven subcultures and a passion for quality and practicality, thesignature Bass Weejuns penny loafer and kiltie tassel loafer get the Fred Perry treatment. The collaboration focuses on heavy-duty styling to elevate the everyday with rich, handsome hues, rugged detailing, and time-honored craftsmanship. The dynamic doubles team of Fred Perry and G.H. Bass & Co. bridges British street style sensibility and American cool for unmatched streetwear.
The polished leather, slip-on Larson Weejun is available in both oxblood and navy, featuring a thick, yet lightweight ridged commando outsole, inspired by the Weejuns 90s construction, lending a tougher edge for everyday styling. The Layton Kiltie Tassel Loafer is available in both bottle green and black polished leather. Sharing the same thick, ridged EVA sole for lightweight construction.
BEHIND THE DESIGN
Both styles feature a thick, ridged commando outsole engineered in lightweight EVA for cushioned appeal and flexibility. The leather in-sock is finished with a tartan trim taken from Fred Perry’s signature Harrington jacket. Constructed with a traditional hand-sewn moccasin construction, the contrast trim above the outsole references the brand’s ubiquitous tipping detail, which is found on the iconic Fred Perry shirt and the Laurel Wreath emblazoned on the pull tab.
eponymous brand in 1952. The iconic M3 tennis shirt was
an immediate success. Fred designed it and wore it himself,
perfectly fusing practicality and wearability both on and off
the tennis court. The shirt's authenticity lied within the
'Fred Perry Fit' - a simple, streamlined silhouette with a focus
on lightweight functionality. The M3 style later evolved
to include Fred Perry's signature twin tipping, taking the
brand from sportswear to streetwear.
What inspired Fred also inspired a generation of tennis
players. And then inspired a generation of rebels, musicians,
film-makers, and full-circle back to sports stars. But always
at the heart of it, just above the heart of the player, was the
Laurel Wreath - a symbol of both individuality and
belonging, from elite sportsmen to fringe subcultures.