Women's Polo Shirt
Women's polo shirts are a staple for any wardrobe as they are versatile and can suit a range of environments and activities, from sportswear to fashion and casual wear.
Polo shirts are often associated with sports such as tennis and are typically made from performance fabric, make them the ideal sportswear piece.
History Of Polo Shirts
The famous tennis player Rene Lacoste complained that tennis clothing was uncomfortable and designed a short-sleeved cotton shirt with an unstarched collar so that it could be turned up to protect the wearer from the harmful effects of the sun - the classic Lacoste polo.
Lacoste women's polo shirts are as iconic today as they were when Rene Lacoste wore them and have now become a fashion item, not just a sports essential.
Key Attributes of Polo Shirts
Polo shirts are commonly made from cotton to be comfortable, durable and easy to wear. The collared neckline offers a few buttons than can be fastened or unbuttoned depending on style and comfort. The flexible collar is designed to be turned up or down to suit environmental and taste requirements.
Rise In Popularity
Since the initial Lacoste design, many other brands have adopted the polo shirt as part of their range. Designer brands such as Ralph Lauren and Fred Perry have created their own trademark women's polo shirts complete with unique logos, colours and piping.
Polo shirt styles
Throughout the years, women's polo shirts have altered to suit styles and tastes. They are available in sleeve lengths including long, three-quarter, short sleeve and sleeveless.
As well as changes to the shape of their women's polo shirts, clothes designers have also adopted different fabrics such as performance technology to regulate body temperature and remove perspiration from the wearer's body.
Bold patterns and embellishments make women's polo shirts perfect for fashion wear.