Summer Sun: Ultimate Polo Shirts At 80s Casual Classics
We’ve got everything from classic Lacoste polo shirts to bold Ellesse stripes in our massive selection of summer polo shirts.
If you can remember buying one of your first ever Lacose polo shirts, you will surely remember getting blown away by the sheer volumes of colours, hues and tones on offer. A simple style with what seemed like unlimited available colourways has become an all time casual favourite, not to mention the original and first of its kind thanks to René Lacoste’s design inspiration. Originally known as a tennis shirt, the French sportswear label were actually the first ever brand to produce the polo shirt. The design concept came from René Lacoste himself in 1926, aimed at been more functional for the game itself with breathable cotton fabrics and a collar that could to turned up to protect your neck from sun rays on center court. Although the original Lacoste tennis shirt was long before Ralph Lauren introduced their own spin on the style in the 1970s, it was the shirts Polo sport connection that allowed ‘polo shirt’ to stick.
Above: An all time casual icon. The Lacoste Polo Shirt in classic navy now available at 80s Casual Classics.
Here at 80s Casual Classics we’ve got a massive selection of Lacoste Polo Shirts available ranging from marino blue to vibrant apricot oranges. The iconic piece features an all over breathable pique cotton fabric, classic polo style collar and that signature crocodile to the left chest.
Above: Our range of classic Ellesse polo shirts at 80s Casual Classics.
Obviously we can’t forget Italian sportswear brands like Ellesse when exploring our summer polo shirt offerings. We’ve got classic tennis summer vibes alongside vibrant colourways and 80s style stripes from Ellesse. Some of the highlights from Ellesse include the Ellesse multi stripe 80s polo shirt in sky blue and the classic Ellesse Heritage polo shirt in orange.
Above: Our range of Lyle & Scott polo shirts at 80s Casual Classics.
Finally, we couldn’t not mention Lyle & Scott when it comes to polo shirts could we? As Lacoste and Ellesse both came from the courts, Lyle & Scott came from the local golf club, making its name off the golf course courtesy of the casuals. The iconic Lyle & Scott polo shirt has classic casual style stamped all over it, with the famous golden eagle a sign of British heritage and casual panache. As usual we’ve got a massive range of colourways available in the classic Lyle & Scott polo shirt including black, poppy red, white and grey marl.