Since their introduction polo shirts have become closet staples for almost every modern man. The buttoned placket and collar of the shirt will always remain timeless and denotes the classic polo aesthetic, but top brands are always seeking to improve the actual performance and comfort of the garment. In addition to classic fashion and street style, polos are synonymous with sports and smart looking sportswear. Golfers want a fabric that protects them from the outside elements but also looks luxurious and stylish enough to go from the green to the clubhouse.
When looking for a great polo, ensure that the garment is high-performance. It shouldn’t just be about the classic polo style, it should be about the material and gauge of the material. Depending on the climate you live in (or are planning on visiting), you will want to get a fabric that protects you from the elements. With merino wool and knitwear, keep in mind that higher the gauge is, the lighter the fabric. Also, for the ultimate test, look into the fabric makeup. While many companies market their fabrics as merino wool, they are often merino wool blends. These are often made of synthetic materials, which as less breathable, don’t offer the properties of merino wool, and won’t last as long as a high-quality garment.
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