Founded in 1946 by Leardo Gabrielli in Italy, L’Alpina Maglierie Sportive enters the austrailian2knitwear market in a revolutionary way with new fabrics and spun yarns.

Australian offers creativeness, quality and class therefore tennis clothing  became the perfect combination between these characteristics.

The embroidered logo on their garments is the left-facing kangaroo, which makes the brand so recognisable.

It was very popular in the 1980’s among football casuals and so we bring you the vintage brand back here at Northern Threads, available in store and online now!

Take a look at what we have to offer from the SS15 collection… Click here


Northern Threads is a premier outlet for designer clothes with an international reach but which is based here on Tyneside.

Northern Threads has two stores based in central South Shields. Both are a short walk from South Shields Metro Station at Fowler St. (adjacent to the Denmark Centre) and on Ocean Road opp. Kirkpatrick’s Pub.

For those travelling to South Shields by car there is loads of cheap car parking nearby and the Morrissons Car Park is FREE on Sunday.

You can also visit the Northern Threads website here. 

For all full price online purchases of over £100, you can gain a discount by using the true faith discount code of TF10.

For all in-store, full price purchases of over £100 you can gain a discount of 15% on production of your Newcastle United season ticket.