Original Penguin by Munsingwear, a division of Perry Ellis International, launched its men’s and women’s Fall 2022 racquet and paddle collections. The Fall 2022 collections “combine heritage, flair and function, fusing a traditional racquet aesthetic with advanced performance technologies that can be worn comfortably and confidently.”
Original Penguin brand ambassador Ajla Tomljanovic showcased the women’s collection during the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, where she eliminated Serena Williams.
“We are excited to bring the Original Penguin Fall 2022 Racquet & Paddle collections to market and are thrilled with how well our customers have received it,” said Lupe Benitez, senior vice president, product design. “Original Penguin is a nostalgic brand with cross-generational appeal whose iconic logo has been worn by golfers, celebrities and now a new generation of fans.”
The Fall 2022 “represents a fusion of retro heritage style with a modern ‘original’ twist. The collections represent an intersection of classic silhouettes and crisp racquet whites, along with colorful original prints. Fabrics include lux sustainable recycled yarns with elastane blends such as Repreve and 4-way stretch and extremely lightweight blends. Other technical features include moisture-wicking UPF sun protection. Detail elements feature power mesh, piping, novelty logo details, pockets, fit, and foundation for professional and amateur tennis players alike,” said the company.
Key pieces in the collections include:
- Deconstructed Floral Print Dress
- Color Block Halter Top
- Johnny Collar Performance Polo
- Engineered Performance Color Block Polo
- Tennis & Pickleball Graphic T-Shirts
- Retro-inspired Essentials
Matt Wright, seven-time U.S. Open Champion, four-time USA National Champion, ranked #1 in men’s doubles and the #1 ranked PPA Tour player, will wear the men’s racquet and paddle collection on and off the court.
Photos courtesy Original Penguin