Here's How Lacoste's Polo Shirt has Evolved Over 85-Years

Polos on polos.

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With this year being Lacoste’s 85th anniversary, the French label has dug deep into its archives to present a new capsule featuring items that date back to 1930 — when René Lacoste first invented the polo shirt. As an alternative to the attire that was largely worn in the ’30s, tennis star René Lacoste required a shirt that would allow all kinds of movement that would compliment his colorful playing style. As the polo quickly caught on, it became the brand’s signature piece with a momentous update to the design every decade.

With the anniversary just around the corner, each one of these updates will be re-issued and offered to the public in this special capsule collection. Scroll through the images above to get a better look at the different variations to the Lacoste polo. For more info on the entire 85th anniversary, check out Lacoste’s website at the beginning of May.

In other fashion news, The Hundreds reveals its full The Karate Kid collection lookbook.

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