Ralph Lauren, $85
Ralph Lauren’s polo-inspired logo is one of the world’s most recognizable, and the custom-fit mesh polo shirt ought to have a home in every man’s closet.
Aristocrats can make a statement with this striped, textured spin on the traditional polo, available through the luxury British retailer’s personal shopper service.
A.P.C.’s Heathered polo is a fitted piqué knit affair with a straight hem, making it a solid choice for an untucked but still sophisticated look.
Those with a more alternative personal style will appreciate the Daddy-O polo, which is soft, light, and branded with the eponymous penguin logo – an ideal way to express that you’re cultured, but not stuffy.
From the signature croc logo to the split hem design, Lacoste’s classic polo shirt hasn’t changed much since it was first introduced more than 75 years ago – and we hope it never will.
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