The history of the logo

The history of the logo

The name and logo of ellesse originate in our brand founder Leonardo Servadio.

 

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Inception: 1959

For a short period the first ellesse logo was made up from Leonardo Servadio’s name and initials. This was dropped by the mid-1960s and it simply was as we pronounced it – L&S… ‘elle’ and ‘esse’.

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1968

The logo had evolved to the name ‘ellesse’ being spelled out with the L&S highlighted.

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Today

The logo has evolved to arrive at the design we see today with red, orange and white being key to our identity. The history of the logo

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