By Rashmi Goel
The best polo shirts on the market will be a staple in every wardrobe in 2022. They are just as comfy and versatile as a T-shirt, but with the addition of a face-framing collar, that enhances respectability. If you wear them with shorts on the weekend (think: deep '70s energy), with denim at the bar, or with a blazer at an outdoor wedding, you will look dapper in any circumstance. Furthermore, they are an integral part of the most popular dress code in today's world, Zoom Casual. There is nothing quite like a wrinkle-free polo shirt to mask the chaotic energy of your WFH situation. It's no longer necessary to wear dull polos like you used to. Get weird with your wardrobe, just like you already do with the rest! There are abnormal colors, vintage details, and yes, oversized proportions, but not Phil Mickelson's oversized proportions. To help you re-engage with or just enter the casual Friday hall-of-fame, here are the best polo shirts for all tastes and comfort levels.
Polo Ralph Lauren Men's Custom Slim Fit Polo Shirt
Polo shirts have been an American style standard since 1972. However, they have never been able to compete with them. Ralph Lauren has reinvented its signature style over the years in a variety of colors and fits while retaining the quality and attention to detail that characterized the original. A highly breathable cotton mesh is used to create this relaxed version, which provides a textured look and a comfortable feel. The Classic Fit is one of our roomiest silhouettes. Designed with a fuller sleeve that falls closer to the elbow and a lower armhole. A rib-knit collar on the Polo shirt. The placket has two buttons. The sleeves are short and the armbands are knitted. The tennis tail. The left chest is embroidered with the signature Pony. A cotton fabric. It is machine washable.
MR P. Honeycomb-Knit Organic Cotton Polo Shirt
As a designer, Mr. Potter focuses on making collections that are rooted in tradition as well as made to last. This version of the classic polo is crafted out of breathable organic cotton and honeycomb-knitted from different colors to highlight the fine details of the stitching. Having an open collar adds to the relaxed feel of this shirt. Organic cotton mélange in light blues and whites. It is made from 100% organic cotton, it has an open collar, ribbed trims, and it is hand washed. Comfortable and true to size.
Sunspel Piqué Polo Shirt
Weaved from the finest Pima cotton, Sunspel's piqué fabric provides durability and softness. It has been meticulously designed down to the last detail, including the rib collar, cuffs, side vents, and branded shell buttons. A stylish pique polo shirt. The fit is regular. Designed with the same fit as the Riviera Polo Shirt, but the Pima cotton fabric has more drape, giving it a more relaxed fit in comparison. A two-button placket provides a refined look. There is a bar branding detail on each of the front vents. A 100% cotton fabric.
Abercrombie & Fitch Geometric Button-Through Sweater Polo
A Sunspel Piqué Polo is woven from the finest Pima cotton for durability and softness. Every detail of this elegant polo has been perfected, from the rib collar and cuffs to the side vent and branded shell buttons. To top it all off, Sunspel reworked this casual classic dying it in natural indigo, which gives each shirt its own unique look. The fabric has been washed to offer a slightly worn-in look, and it will slowly become lighter in color over time. Sunspel Piqué Polo Shirt. 100% Pima Cotton. Natural Indigo-Dyed. Shell Buttons.
Todd Snyder Longsleeve Cable Tipped Polo In Golden Ray
A mash-up of two of our favorite styles: our bestselling cotton-silk sweater polo meets the old-school charm of a cable knit sweater. Here, the cable knit becomes a subtle detail running up the front of the sweater lending some rugged cool and graphic interest to this versatile style. The sweater polo can be layered under a coat when it’s cold or tossed over a tee to add a touch of sophistication to a casual, warm-weather look. The design includes shell buttons on the placket and tipping at the collar, cuffs, and waistband–a nod to the off-duty looks of the Hollywood leading men and Amalfi Coast playboys who made this style a cool classic back in The Sixties. 55% Silk, 45% Cotton. Can be worn as polo or as a sweater. Dry Clean Only. Style Number.
End Clothing Homme Plissé Issey Miyake Pleated Polo
Issey Miyake's pleated polo from Homme Plissé Issey Miyake is made from materials that are lightweight and wrinkle-resistant, making it a practical, comfortable, and stylish choice for most occasions. This versatile jacket features a classic gray color that can be combined endlessly with a variety of outfits for the everyday. Polyester is 100%.
J.Crew Cashmere Sweater Polo
Their cashmere collection has been upgraded with finer, loftier fibers to make the soft stuff even softer. Because they like to leave a lasting impression, their new cashmere is also more enduring-in both quality and style. It is important to them that you receive the best cashmere, so you can be confident about investing in it as well. Their partnership with the Aid by Trade Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes sustainable agricultural development across the globe, supports responsible cashmere production. The company sources cashmere that is certified to the AbTF's The Good Cashmere Standard®, which ensures the welfare of cashmere goats, protects natural resources and improves the working conditions of farmers and farmworkers in Inner Mongolia. The cashmere fiber. Hand washes only.
Prada Pique Cotton Polo Shirt
The slim silhouette of this piqué polo shirt is defined by strong color contrasts. An emphasis on striped silk details highlights the front placket, highlighting the mother-of-pearl buttons. Embroidered fabric triangles accompany the sartorial label for a refined look. An elegant fit. The short version sleeve. Collar made of silk. The hemline is straight. Sleeve trim made of silk. Buttons made of mother-of-pearl. The garment is adorned with a fabric triangle and a sartorial label.
Sandro Knitted Polo Shirt
Polo shirts are an essential part of any gentleman's casual wardrobe, but Sandro adds a fresh twist to this classic. This modern twist on the traditional piqué polo is created by using a finely knitted structure that creates an entirely different texture - it is lighter, softer, and more fluid than your typical polo. Polo shirt for men by Sandro. This is a knitted polo shirt. An elegant collar with button closure. Sleeves are short. The fit is regular. The fabric is composed of 75% viscose, 22% polyamide, and 3% elastane.
Drake's Cotton Pique Polo
An all-season classic, Drake's smart polo shirt is the perfect choice for any occasion. A traditional stepped hem keeps it neatly tucked, and the shirt is crafted from premium cotton piqué. Wear yours with chinos or jeans, and smarten it up with a blazer. A 100% cotton fabric. It fits true to size. The fabric is mid-weight and slightly stretchy. One of the most versatile pieces a man can own is the classic piqué polo, which can be worn both casually and formally. Featuring a stepped hem and mother of pearl buttons, this version is crafted from breathable Portuguese pique cotton.
Corridor Long Sleeve Slouchy Polo
This LS Slouchy Polo is constructed of heavy knit mercerized Pima cotton that has been woven into a classic LS Polo pattern. There is a beautiful drape to the knit that lends it a soft feel. A heavyweight knit fabric. The neckline is collared and the placket is partially buttoned. Sleeves are long. The cuffs and hem are ribbed. A 100% cotton fabric. It should be dry cleaned. Consider this polo as your favorite oversized sweater. Layer it over a white tee and wear it with your favorite beat-up jeans for a fall look that won't go out of style.
Alex Mill Slub Cotton Polo Shirt
With the slub cotton material that feels like your favorite vintage t-shirt, but with a sturdier collar to stand up to your swerviest jacket, this is sure to be a favorite. It has the comfort of a slub cotton t-shirt fabric, but it has been cut in a polo body to give it more style and ease. The spread collar has a slight structure to it. A three-button placket is featured. It fits true to size. Cotton is 100%.
Asket Pique Polo
During the summer months, the Pique Polo shirt is worn between the shirt and the T-shirt. At its core is a custom-developed soft and substantial organic cotton knit that is both substantial and breathable. It was first introduced in their permanent collection in 2016. Designed with a straight-cut silhouette, this shirt features a perfectly balanced collar and a seamless French placket with tonal mother-of-pearl buttons. Cotton that is 100% organic. A pique knit fabric. French placket with three buttons. Button made of mother of pearl in a tonal color. The fit is straight. A pre-shrunk fabric.
Carhartt "Demont" pocket polo shirt
It is made of a heavyweight cotton-blend pique and has a chest pocket that can be used to store pens, pencils, tools, or other small items. Featuring an unbanded sleeve design, this shirt provide a comfortable, roomy fit. It is composed of 62% polyester and 38% cotton pique knit. Three-button polo with a no-roll rib-knit collar. Designed for the left chest, this contractor's work pocket has a silo that is suited for holding pens, pencils, or tools. Finished with a strain-release finish, this fabric is colorfast. There is a Carhartt patch sewn onto the left chest pocket.