1933. René Lacoste invented the first polo shirt, the Original L.12.12. With a collar, a button placket and a new type of knit, the tennis player ushered in a new era of sportswear. Freedom of movement, elegance… the Original L.12.12 is the coming together of extensive know-how and expertise, and is knitted with two levels of tension and adorned with a crocodile logo made of 2367 stitches.
Heathered petit piqué, Lacoste’s signature knit
Ribbed collar and sleeves
Classic fit, comfortable cut and sleeves
Genuine mother of pearl buttons
Embroidered crocodile sewn on the chest