The chino was originally a piece of military clothing. During the 1950s in the United States, it represented a relaxation of dress code regulations for demobilised ex-soldiers heading into the world of university.
For decades, they have been THE staple in any man’s wardrobe.
Yes, our trousers travel. While this is unavoidable in today’s market, we are still managing to stay true to our core values.
Our chinos are attributed to Fatima and her team in Barcelos, in the north of Portugal.
She is a passionate woman with 25 years of experience in the textile industry.
Her daughters Isilda and Jennifer oversee the operations with the support of Carmo, without whom nothing would be possible.
They lead a dedicated and dynamic team of 25 individuals, all experienced and committed.
Their high level of professionalism is reflected in the quality of their work.
A green-thinking company run the European way, always under close supervision, where its workers are both well paid and treated fairly.
Once again, 1971 has foregone the easy option, instead taking responsibility for its actions, favouring impeccable craftmanship that yields incredible results.