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Not so much, now
not got anything against them outwith golf, i just prefer shirts or t-shirts
Pinnacle of style
as long as they haven't actually got that polo cunt on them
have any of you played polo? (Will allow water polo)
I've eaten a polo and driven a polo, but not played.
I did not wear a polo shirt while doing so.
sense a theme?????!
at the same time.
I do not
The skinhead, the public school boy, the essex geezer.
Always complete cunts, which is coincidental, I suppose.
all those fucking cunts!
All Ralph Lauren ones. I am from Essex. Not a geezer, but I am a cunt.
They're a menswear classic IMO. Worn them ever since I could afford to but them.
Much better than a t-shirt. Makes it look like you've made some effort to dress.
Don't wear them on holiday as they are deceptively hot #tapsaff
Plus a well fitted one hides me tyre so all good. But it can't be Ralph (just no) and it can't be shop assistant style either.
What's the alternative?
Lacoste and Ben Sherman if you like them, too.
Also Armani Exchange if they don't have a hideous logo on 'em.
you don't even wear a polo shirt to play polo in, you wear a polo neck isn't it
The risk with any coloured ones is that you look like you work in one of the shops in which you might find yourself.
Don't let that put you off though.
I think I share some of Ruffer's prejudices, described above. Probably unfair of him (and me) but we're all guilty of pigeon-holing people to some extent.
or red depending on dept.
and in my youth I buttoned them up to the top.
Can't even deal with it mate
Maybe even none in the summer months.
That's how I play it too. Don't mind getting a bit of the ol' teenwolf out on display if it's a warm day.
I think they go well with v-neck jumpers.
I think they're a fascinating item of clothing in that, as RFWare says, they're worn by several distinct sub-cultures, but all in slightly different ways. There's definitely a post-structuralist essay to be written on the signifiers of different styles and ways of wearing them and how they relate to desired social groups and image. I may even read such an essay.
And funny how some brands are ruled out, despite them being essentially identical aside from the logo.
Fred Perry - older lads who like football, and Mods
Ben Sherman - Mods who can't afford Fred Perry
Ralph Lauren - younger lads who like football
YSL - younger lads who like football but can't afford Ralph Lauren
Lacoste - West London people
by the whole FHM late-90s lad thing.
Ralf Lauren to me also looks sloaney, but that might just be my age.
Lacoste was always the Chelsea football hooligans' choice.
I think maybe it depends on where you grew up. Hackett and Ralph Lauren are quite sloaney, but everyone in Essex wore it too in the early 90s.
for the year 8 school disco ('96) you might as well not have bothered turning up. You might not have gotten the memo the year before but it was like a bloody uniform after that. Mental.
but they only look cool on girls buttoned right up. However, I cannot wear them because of my massive jugs. I just look stupid.
reckon they look awright buttoned right up too with a skinhead
fred perry/ben sherman wearing indie kids on here. I guess maybe that all died out after 2006 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
including his sartorial sympathisers.