Pocket Polo -To 7XL – Quality Polo with a Pocket

$25.00

Pocket Polo To Size 7XL – Quality Polo with a Pocket -Some Blokes Just Need a Pocket and here it is !!

The same as our $20 Polo but has that Magic pocket that so many Blokes want

7XL in Black & Navy only for now

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Pocket Polo

Pocket Polo To Size 7XL – Quality Polo with a Pocket

Some Blokes Just Need a Pocket and here it is !!  The same as our $20 Polo but has that Magic pocket that so many Blokes want

Bigger colour range available without the pocket 

7XL only available in Black and Navy for now

Colours – Black, Navy, White, Maroon, Bottle, Royal & New Marle Colours -Charcoal, Grey and Graphite

65% Polyester for durability, 35% Cotton for comfort
210gsm pique knit fabric
Complies with standard AS/NZS 4399:1996 for UPF Protection
3-button placket
Knitted collar with reinforced herringbone tape on inside neck seam
Straight hem with side splits
Set-in sleeves with open cuffs for relaxed movement
Easy care, reduced pilling fabric

 

Pocket Polo Size Chart 150222

 

Pocket Polo -To 7XL – Quality Polo with a Pocket – Aussie Blokes Clothes

History of the polo shirt

At the end of the 19th century, outdoor activities became important for the British ruling class. Jodhpur pants and polo shirts became part of the wardrobe for horse-related sports.[3] The two garments were brought back from India by the British, along with the game of polo. A picture shot at the end of the 19th century, presumably in India, shows players wearing a striped polo shirt.[4]

René Lacoste, the French seven-time Grand Slam tennis champion, felt that the stiff tennis attire was too cumbersome and uncomfortable.[6] He designed a white, short-sleeved, loosely-knit piqué cotton (he called the cotton weave jersey petit piqué) shirt with an unstarched, flat, protruding collar, a buttoned placket, and a shirt-tail longer in back than in front (known today as a “tennis tail”; see below), which he first wore at the 1926 U.S. Open championship.[5][6][7][8]

Beginning in 1927, Lacoste placed a crocodile emblem on the left breast of his shirts, as the American press had begun to refer to him as “The Crocodile”,[9][10] a nickname which he embraced.[5][6][7]

Lacoste’s design mitigated the problems that traditional tennis attire created:[5][7][8][11]

  • the short, cuffed sleeves solved the tendency of long sleeves to roll down
  • the soft collar could be loosened easily by unbuttoning the placket
  • the piqué collar could be worn upturned to protect the neck skin from the sun
  • the jersey knit piqué cotton breathed and was more durable
  • the “tennis tail” prevented the shirt from pulling out of the wearer’s trousers or shorts

In 1933, after retiring from professional tennis, Lacoste teamed up with André Gillier, a friend who was a clothing merchandiser, to market that shirt in Europe and North America.[5][6][8] Together, they formed the company Chemise Lacoste, and began selling their shirts, which included the small embroidered crocodile logo on the left breast.

 

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Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Colour

Black, Bottle, Maroon, Navy, Royal, White, Graphite Marle, Charcoal Marle, Grey Marle

Size

S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 7XL