HISTORY OF MEN’S POLO SHIRTS
Banana Republic pays homage to the smart and casual style that is the men’s polo shirt. Native to Indian polo players, men's polos became a staple of the British military in the 19th century before spreading into other markets. Now made by some of the top fashion houses of the world, men’s polos are here to stay.
Our ace when it comes to the ultimate golf polos is found in our Luxury-Touch Performance Polo. Whether you're moving the ball or moving the needle, this cotton performance polo is made for those unafraid of a little pressure. Reach for it when temperatures really start to soar as its anti-odor, moisture-wicking properties have a way of keeping you going. We couldn’t imagine a casual board meeting or high-pressure golf game without it. But experienced players know that our fabrications go beyond performance with luxurious fabrics.
FIND THE RIGHT TEXTURE
When golfers and polo players want a sturdy polo to last season to season, they reach for the effortless luxury found in the Authentic SUPIMA® Polo. This incredibly soft polo is made from customer-favorite SUPIMA® cotton, a sumptuous and strong American-grown cotton. Plus, it's specially dyed and washed for dimensional color and added softness. Our Pique Polo uses one of our best-selling textures, 100% organic cotton, to offer plush texture on the skin, while a decadent silk-linen blend can be found in some of our sweater polos — an indulgent touch for men’s activewear.
Banana Republic crafted luxurious polos to play alongside Mother Nature’s whims with short-sleeve polos and long-sleeve polos of varying textures. Take our Brushed Waffle-Knit Half-Zip Polo. Perfect on its own or layered for extra warmth, this long-sleeve polo is cut from our Brushed Waffle-Knit fabric, similar to a thermal knit with a brushed finish inside and out for extra softness. Did we mention it’s organically-grown sustainability? BR has the ideal men’s polo shirts to match all of your chinos and casual pants.