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Polo Shirts


Styles: Auto striper/plain, H/sleeved, F/sleeved, round neck with collars, V-neck with collars. Left pocket as an option, Top zip or three buttons with matching or contrast placket and a wide variety of collars including full jacquard, mini Jacquard and stripes with open yarn feed with complete embroidery, printing & labeling solutions. Buttons can be customized with your name (depending on order quantity)

You can have your own neck & flag label, taped neck with your branding

Material: 100%cotton or mix blends

Standard Pique fabric in desired GSM, single jersey or 2/60s' Double mercerized


Polo, the name of the game came from India, where it was played with a wooden ball called a “pulu”. Of course, the occupying British transported the game home from India. For decades this shirt reigned on the polo fields of Richmond Park and Hurlingham.
 
The polo shirt (small p, unless it’s the first word in a sentence) refers to a type of shirt, and not Marco Polo nor the name of Ralph Lauren’s company, although Ralph Lauren/Polo does market his very famous polo shirt.
 
Thanks to French tennis champion Rene Lacoste the jersey knit short sleeve shirt was introduced to tennis in 1926. Lacoste was nicknamed “Le Crocodile”. The original shirt that Lacoste had designed for himself was a white Pique knit, with a small ribbed collar, short sleeves with ribbed bands, and a slightly longer shirt tail so that it would not pullout during active sports. By the 1930's knit shirts were all the rage for men at big name resorts, and by the 1950's and 1960's they were popular for men, women and children. The original polo shirt, the first shirt named for a specific sport, was introduced in the mid 19 th century. Called a “jersey” since it was knitted on the Isle of Jersey, off the coast of England. The shirts were worn for football (soccer), rowing and other sports.