Men's polo shirts
Find the selection of Project X Paris polo shirts for men. A wide choice of styles, colors and materials. Polo shirts with typos, plain or checked, it's the trend of the season.
If you're looking for a top that's classy, but not formal, the polo is for you. It will dress you as well at work as in an afternoon with friends. Tasteful in all circumstances, whether it is with a pair of pants, with denim and sneakers or with shorts, the polo shirt gives an elegant, stylish and trendy look even street wear.
The history of polo
The polo shirt originally appeared for the practice of the eponymous sport. It is inspired by the shirts worn by polo players in India in the early twentieth century. The model as we know it today was democratized in 1926 thanks to the collaboration between the tennis player René Lacoste and the industrialist André Gillier. This unisex top became a symbol of sportswear chic. The street style profiles also adopt it for its classy and casual side.
What makes a good polo?
- Short sleeves
With a polo shirt with ribbed sleeves, the garment is still comfortable but much more fitted at the end of the sleeves to keep it in place. For slim, muscular bodies, the polo is ideal because it hugs the shape of the muscles without having to go down a size to make them visible.
- The folded collar
Originally, the collar by raising it served to protect tennis players from the sun. Rare now what uses it for this purpose. It brings allure. Buttoned, it brings a chic style, and partially open, it gives a relaxed style.
- The collar closure
The closure of a polo is crucial. Indeed, it can give a classic or more modern side to the polo. The zip closure gives a contemporary touch to the garment and will be ideal for your urban wear looks, while buttons are preferred for a more dressed up effect with a jacket over it.