Ralph Lauren’s Polo Shirt

Ken Burns, Ralph Lauren

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

Due to be published: 5th Apr '22

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£29.95

Embodying a chic casualness that is uniquely American, the Polo shirt is a cultural symbol, worn by everyone from movie stars and presidents to athletes and artists.

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Description

The Polo shirt is to Ralph Lauren what Mickey Mouse is to Disney or the Empire State Building is to New York City. Whether worn with the collar popped up, open and untucked, or dressed up under a suit jacket, the Polo embodies the optimism of American style. In Lauren s words, It s honest and from the heart and hopefully that is what touches the diversity of all who wear it. It was never about a shirt, but a way of living. Featuring a gallery of stars from the worlds of sports, politics, film, and music from Leonardo DiCaprio and Spike Lee, to Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, to Pharrell Williams and Venus Williams as well as everyday people who make the Polo their canvas for self-expression, The Polo Shirt looks at the enduring cool of a wardrobe classic. Included are the full range of colours, styles, and fits the shirt has been produced in during its more than 50 year history. From the classic white to the weathered Polo, from the striped Polo to the US Olympic, US Open, and Wimbledon Championship collaborations, this catalogue celebrates the full spectrum of the Polo, making it a collector s dream.

Additional information

Dimensions 165 × 205 mm
Page Count 496