The Polo Shirt: We've Come A Long Way, Baby

Posted April 23 2014

                                                      One cannot speak of the history of the modern day polo shirt without discussing the evolution of dress codes in the sport of tennis. Why? Well, because the polo shirt, despite its name, was actually invented by a tennis player for other tennis players. But today, the polo shirt can be found everywhere (in fact, most often off the tennis court) and is available for everyone to enjoy. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, tennis players sported what were then known as “tennis whites” while playing the game. These “whites,” which included flannel pants, a white, button up...