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The 883 Police Story

883 Police official bio states they were born in Italy in 1995, but UK business records suggest it’s owned by Zabou Casualwear Limited and the Moosa family up in Preston which was also set up in 1995. Regardless of it’s origins, the streetwear market is full of brands playing the Made in Italy or London in the title.

Maybe the idea was born while on holiday while looking at Police sunglasses, maybe the Moosa’s are Italian and moved to Preston or bought it later (it was incorporated in 2004). Either way, it’s irrelevant. I’d always judge clothing brands on their garment quality and style, and 883 Police are genuine experts in denim manufacturing which makes the men’s clothing label standout from it’s peers.

The brand sell the standard streetwear offerings with sweatshirts, jackets, T shirts, hats, hoodies, shorts, jeans, coats, jackets, joggers and accessories. And the styles and designs are impressive.

It is their classic jean collection that they are well known though, no surprises when they are denim experts. Their slim fit biker jeans are a cut above the rest. But their jackets and knitwear deserve a mention too, ensuring you can wrap up warm in style.

Lewis Hamilton in police sunglasses available at 883 police
Lewis Hamilton Police Sunglasses

Is 883 police the same as Police lifestyle?

This is one more thing to clear up, as they are not the same. The website sells PLCE clothing, and also Police lifestyle accessories and clothing. The latter is the Italian brand set up in 1983 by the De Rigo brothers, and famous for it’s sunglasses and current collaboration range with Lewis Hamilton. 883 Police are different, but sell the Police Lifestyle on their site too.

Is 883 police a good brand?

Yes, genuine customer reviews praise the fit and quality of the clothing and are mostly positive. There are some of the complaints that are standard for online retailers, but delivery issues are not in their control.

Hopefully you will judge the brand based on their Americana-influenced designs and fits.

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Size guide

You can find the 883 Police size guide on their website to ensure you get the right size, and the brand refund online orders minus any postage costs.
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Chloé Safilo
Chloé Saffio is our resident Fast Fashion Expert for the UK Urban and Streetwear scene. Her eyes have been constantly glued to social media for the last 10 years giving her an unrivalled insight. In her spare time, she used to like shopping and lying in the sunshine and making the pilgrimage to Ibiza. Now, she is a tired and grumpy new mother and back from maternity leave as the full time FFN writer. Chloe lives in London where she completed her journalism degree at the University of Roehampton. She lives in a small flat Putney with her fiancée Christian, daughter Sofia, and their French Bulldog Coco. And she's on the look out for a nice house and garden at a bargain price,