Polo Shirts Are The Latest Preppy Trend To Make A Comeback
Although they were once associated with preppy school athletes or country club weekends, polo shirts have since been elevated to a sartorial essential. For the warmer months of the year, you can expect to see polos making an appearance as part of a casual summer wardrobe. Whether you are heading into the office or meeting your girlfriends for brunch, a polo top can make an instant statement for either business or weekend. This season, check out the summer runways for your inspiration as your rock this prepster trend.
We are loving this resort-friendly and vacation-ready take on the look at Loewe, which features a white and pink printed polo shirt as a key piece. Paired with contrasting blue and white checkered shorts, this catwalk approved outfit is surprisingly classic and wearable.
Perhaps best known for their polo shirts, Lacoste dialed the trend up to new levels with a striped polo which was worn off-the-shoulder, for a mix of old and new. The shirt was tucked into a printed pencil skirt, and styled with pastel blue flats and a chain handbag. For a similar look, try injecting some femininity into your polo shirt fashion with subdued, ladylike accessories.
At Balenciaga, bright colours came into play and transformed the polo shirt from a down-to-earth piece into a feminine favourite. This textured, pastel green polo shirt was trimmed with a peplum hem that contrasted with the smart collar. Meanwhile, funky plaid and gingham trousers introduced vivid, sassy patterns into the look. Clearly, the polo shirt is ready for a brand new era- and that era begins right now.
Photos: Vogue Runway