LUCAS HUGH luxury athletic wear is for the woman who does not want to compromise on technical performance or style. With its directional look and functional elegance, LUCAS HUGH fits her need for versatile clothing that carries energy and poise beyond the gym.
Each piece is made to support and streamline the physique for comfort and ease of movement. Tight-weave Polyamide / Lycra mix fabrics with a mild compression fit assist blood flow and guard against muscle strain. Sealed-seam technology prevents chafing and improves garment resilience. Fabrics are UV-protective, breathable and antibacterial with carefully positioned mesh ventilation panels and Polyamide Elastane fibres to help wick perspiration away.
All LUCAS HUGH garments are tested with sports professionals to ensure they meet rigorous performance standards. Production is based in Europe at one of the most technologically advanced sportswear factories in the world, also home of the research laboratory for the Olympic swimwear development.
Creative Director Anjhe Mules founded the label in July 2010, with the concept of incorporating high fashion ready-to-wear into technical athletic-wear. Born in New Zealand, Anjhe studied at Massey University Fashion College. After graduating she moved to New York before settling in London. A former swimwear designer and Alexander McQueen intern, Mules trained with some of fashions most influential designers.
Under her direction, LUCAS HUGH has maintained a strong design ethos - to produce quality, high performance products that respond to the challenges of sport with the strength and grace demanded by the most discerning wearer. She draws on her knowledge of technical and stretch fabrics and the inspiration of her personal commitment to an active body and mind. Her designs express that inspiration stylistically and functionally for the uniquely LUCAS HUGH blend of art and science, most explicit in the signature print collaborations with artists and photographers.
Season to season LUCAS HUGH collections remain true to these values, redefining performance wear by artfully spinning sports functionality into sophisticated tailoring with a high fashion look.