It might have begun with a shirt, but René Lacoste and his family formed the foundation of the company that is still a major player today.
The revolutionary polo that made Lacoste’s name resonate around the world was born from a personal frustration with the long-sleeve attire the tennis champion was forced to wear on the courts, driving him to design the breathable, short-sleeve L.12.12 shirt that remains a classic.
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