Florence fashion fair was the official first-see for this year's pink jersey

Giro D’Italia Maglia Rosa 2015 jersey unveiled

The 2015 Giro d’Italia Maglia Rosa jersey was unveiled at the Pitti Uomo Men’s Fashion Fair held in Florence.

Produced by Santini, the jerseys have been designed by Italian fashion house Lebole, who’s fine tailoring skills are represented graphically on each jersey with a master tailors tape measure printed on the sleeve.

This year’s race starts on the 9th of May with a team time trial between San Lorenzo al Mare and San Remo.

Monica Santini, CEO of Santini Maglificio Sportivo, said: “Being the supplier to RCS Sport and the Giro d’Italia means a great deal to our company. Our partnership provides an opportunity to highlight and promote the true ethos of Made in Italy to a world audience – especially for those of us who strive to maintain production in Italy, which is especially appreciated by foreign consumers seeking quality garments."

The jerseys are made from a combination of light polyester fabrics, including Cyber Rider which provides a comfortable fit and stylish finish. The jerseys feature an invisible zip, colour contrasting piping and aerodynamic raw cuffs with silicone dot grippers. RRP £74.99

As usual, Santini has created a Giro d’Italia 2015 capsule collection with jersey, bib-shorts, accessories and four commemorative jerseys highlighting four iconic stages of the race.

Giro Event collection of jerseys, bib shorts and accessories based around the infamous “maglia nero” has everything from caps from £12.99 to technical bib shorts at £99.99.

Jonathan Sangan, Fisher Product Manager, added: “The Giro d’Italia is a real opportunity for dealers. As the first Grand Tour of the season, the Giro d’Italia continues to capture the imagination of the public as a true test of rider vs nature. With Six mountain finishes and six stages for the sprinters this year’s course is really balanced and will keep views guessing to the last stage.

"It is the most important event in the Santini calendar with publicity throughout the cycling press, as the whole world goes PINK over May. 2015 collection is a mix of eye catching clothing for the enthusiast and Santini’s passion for technical excellence. For stockists we have created unique Giro POS as in store focal points, as well as the chance for our dealers to win VIP money cannot buy trips to the Giro itself. Go PINK!”

All Santini Giro merchandise is exclusively distributed by Fisher Outdoor Leisure. For a full presentation of the Giro collection and exclusive stockist offer contact your Sale representative 01727 798345.

Pink – overall leader

Blue – best climber

Red – best sprinter

White – best young rider

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