Men’s Polo Shirts

Mens polo shirts are becoming quite a fashion trend. The polo shirt is a pullover shirt, usually made from a pique knit fabric. It features a ribbed collar, extra-long shirttail and a short button placket at the collar. Polo shirts for men come in long and short sleeved versions and vary in the number and style of buttons located in the center. The first polo shirt was worn by a French tennis player named Rene Lacoste. Four years later the Lacoste alligator dominated retailer shelves around the world on the first polo shirt.

Many men wear polo shirts as a formal but light fashion style because these shirts allow them to go to just about any event and not look underdressed. Mens polo shirts come in solid colors as well as patterns. For men who want to wear a polo shirt, be sure to choose pants or shorts with will compliment the top. With jeans or khakis, any type of printed shirt will be perfect. Because jeans are such a huge part of casual fashion, you probably own several pair. Pick a Polo shirt and you can add different shoes for different looks. Sneakers and sandals are great for hanging out and weekend wear, while boat shoes and loafers are perfect looks for the more mature man. Then with khakis; khakis are less casual than jeans, but will still look fine with sneakers for the younger set. Consider layering the polo shirt with other items from the closet. For example, undershirts work well below a polo shirt. Adding a jacket or sweater on top of the polo can be a great look. Be sure to pull the collar of the polo out. With shorts; a Polo paired with shorts can be a summertime uniform of sorts. You can keep your feet cool in the latest sandals or sport your favorite pair of sneakers or boat shoes for different looks.

MARC BY MARC JACOBS // Blue Ombre Polo

MARC BY MARC JACOBS // Navy Slim Striped Polo
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55DSL Murra Polo Shirt

G Star Polo Shirt

Pretty Green Polo Shirt with Pinstripe
*Purchase at Asos.com

 

Polo shirts for men are extremely popular for work and casual attire, if you want to purchase, make sure to choose a better quality polo shirt. There are cheaper mens polo shirts at discount stores or super stores, but the quality will also be less than acceptable. The shirts will lose their shape in no time. The cheap polo shirts will fade and they will become less acceptable with each wash. Choose high quality polo shirts and they will last you twice as long. Nautica also makes a nice polo shirt that lasts many years of wear. With a nearly endless choice of color and design, you’re sure to find a shirt or more that fits you perfectly. Cheers!