Tuesday 30 June 2015

Fred Perry & The Embroidered Logo

A couple of years later, tennis legend, Fred Perry, decided to make his own version of the polo shirt using much of the same design but incorporating a logo that was stitched into the shirt rather than just ironed on. Despite the Lacoste polo still being the prime choice for athletes, Perry’s shirt became popular with teenage boys in the mid 1950s and soon the polo shirt was no longer just a sport shirt, but a fashionable shirt to wear outside of athletics.

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