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Ellesse is an Italian Heritage brand and was founded by Leonardo Servadio in Perugia in 1959. The name Ellesse derives from Servadio's initials, L.S. and is phonetically spelled and pronounced LS or "ellis".
Ellesse grew in popularity during the 1970s as a producer of skiwear such as quilted jackets and ski pants. Ellesse has been associated to tennis since the beginning. The Ellesse logo references the form of a tennisball with the shape of the tips of a pair of skis. In the 1970s and 1980s, Ellesse gained a reputation for combining sportswear functionality with street-level fashion styling. It was one of the first sportswear brands to feature their logo prominently on the outside of their garments.