With strong origins in the sporting world you’d be forgiven for thinking polo shirts are best left to tennis and golf players. Today however, the plain long sleeved shirts of the past have been replaced with bright and bold colours, stripes and colour combinations. Hype Direct stock a wide range of polo shirts in many different colours and styles to suit everyone’s personality. With big name brands including John Smedley, UCLA and EA7 Emporio Armani there’s plenty to choose from.
How to Wear the Polo Shirt
Often neglected, this extremely versatile garment can be worn with a multitude of trousers and jackets to create a number of different looks. From smart and sophisticated to laid back casual wear, the polo shirt is a must have item in every man’s wardrobe.
Perfect for dressing up or down, this Filton Mens Polo Shirt in Indigo from John Smedley (1) is made from 100% British cotton and features a unique zipped fastening. It’s combination of indigo and pale blue compliments both a pale and darker trouser making it an essential purchase for those new to the style. Hype Direct know how important it is to look and feel good, which is why we’ve carefully selected the highest quality garments fitting in with this autumn’s season trends. Spending more on a high quality shirt is vital to ensure your polo shirt doesn’t lose its shape or begin to fade which could save you money in the long term. Team with Gio Goi’s Mens Cuffed Chambray Jeans in Crash Wash (2) and a zipped sports jacket such as this Gio Goi Ragonoff Mens Sweat in Indigo. (6) To complete the look add as casual sports shoe such as these Lacoste Camous Mens Trainers in White.(7)
Smart & Sophisticated
For a smarter style, wear with a pale trouser such as these Mens Cuffed Tapered Chinos in Stoned Wash (3) and add these Mens Earthkeepers Chukka Boots from Timberland in Brown (9) with a navy blazer. For an added touch of luxury wear with a Armani Jeans Leather Belt in Brown. (10)
To dress up a paler polo shirt such as this Filton Mens Polo Shirt in Pumice from John Smedley (4) wear with darker trouser. A carrot fit style such as these Blue Denim Jeans from Gio Goi (5) work well with a fitted top half ensuring you don’t look over styled. To complete the look, add a buttoned cardigan such as this Thames Mens Cardigan from John Smedley in Midnight Navy. (8) Made from a combination of wool, cashmere and silk with leather buttons, it is the perfect combination of comfort and style. The midnight blue shade can also be worn with the paler trouser making it an extremely versatile piece.
If you want to inject a bit of fun into your wardrobe, why not opt for a bright coloured polo shirt such as this Alen Men’s Striped Polo from John Smedley in Apple. (Pictured) Perfect for warm weather or to lift your mood as the days get shorter.
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