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The popular short-sleeved, collared polo shirts has led an illustrious and active life. Originally created in 1926 by tennis pro Rene Lacoste on the famous Lacoste make of fashions, the design and style came into being from his wish for a less restricting garment to play tennis. From tennis, the polo shirt which was then appropriately referred to as tennis shirt, turn into a favorite of polo players and assumed the name of that sport slightly further down the road. Almost as a healthy sequence, the style went onto golf and from then started to spread everywhere, learning to be a favorite for usage in playing just about any sport while still looking very fashionable polo shirts.

From Then to Now

Until Lacoste's breakthrough polo shirts, tennis was played in a long-sleeved cotton shirt with all the sleeves retracted. He fashioned the modern shirt style for himself, then later assemble the design into production as it was very comfortable. The activity of polo adopted the structure and later, John Brooks of Brooks Brothers clothing added the buttoned-down collar, its purpose being and keep it from flapping while in the players faces within a contest or game, becoming pregnant towards the garment as it is termed today polo shirts.

Versatile, comfortable and classy, this garment began listed in most way, shape and form in the 1950's, using its use for activities near the top of your list. Tennis players even began calling it a polo shirt despite the fact that the garment was suitable for the adventure of tennis plus the name looked like there was very popular. Originally made for comfort and functionality, there are progressed from sports to fashion while becoming an acceptable staple in lots of wardrobes of both women and men polo shirts.


Currently, every major clothing brand makes a of some type; there're quite popular garments for being embroidered, typically inside upper left-hand chest area which can be just about symbolic of this type of garment. Lacoste's infamous embroidered alligator appeared on that earliest shirt and it's there to stay. Other clothing manufacturers that were making these garments immediately followed suit by making use of their own designs, including the polo player over a Ralph Lauren garment and the sailboat on Nautica branded shirts polo shirts.


Usually manufactured from polyester or even a blended mix off cotton and polyester polo shirts, these garments are economical, durable and fashionable in lots of environments and for many uses. They may be all to easy to keep clean, don't require pressing, and so are best for throwing on for an informal or "preppy" look that's not too dressy nor too relaxed. Most of all, polo shirts are simply concerning the preferred form of clothing to be active - which was its original purpose.

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