Brand Sarah & Sorrentino is the creative love child of Sarah Pasricha and Louisa Sorrentino. The two founders brought different and diverse backgrounds together to create a totally new and unique look with Sarah starting out working for Ralph Lauren in New York and Louisa coming from an MA in Textile Design at Chelsea College of Art & Design.
The look of Sarah & Sorrentino is inspired by the rich Caribbean culture of their studio’s surroundings at Ridley Road Market, Dalston. Experimenting with hand-drawn geometric patterns and organic forms found in nature and modern architecture, the duo have taken a beautiful cultural aesthetic and found inspiration for collaboration.
“Clothing to get you feeling inspired to get off your butt and go for a run after work.”
When putting these leggings through their paces, we were shocked by how much design and engineering has clearly been put into making sure they dont just look good. They do the job and they do it very well.
On day one, we took them to a morning yoga class to check their elasticity. Many leggings made by good designers with athleisure in mind tend to lose much needed elasticity around the legs and waist when used for any real excertion, but this is not the case with this product. The leggings stayed in place and stretched well through an hour of difficult poses and high intensity stretching, and looked as good at the end of the workout and they did before.
On day two we took them on a 10k run across the centre of London. The leggings not only felt as well fitted at the end of the run as at the start, but they also fit around the waist with the same high performance level as many more technical running brands’ clothing.What was most impressive on the run however, was how the crop felt as a running bra. the thickness and fit of the material is a perfect fit for running, while the softness and design makes the crop on another level to any normal bra.