Since 1933 Lacoste has been one of the most recognisable and iconic sportswear turned fashion brands in the World. The Lacoste Crocodile is one of the most loved logos around the world and has acted as a stamp of quality and premium construction throughout the years. The latest Lacoste collection reworks some of the brands most iconic designs with a contemporary upgrade and modern detailing.
The history of Lacoste begins in the 1930's and with tennis superstar Charles Renee who dominated the sport for a decade. Winning seven grand slams and ranking as number 1 in the World there was no disputing Rene Lacoste's place in tennis legend. Throughout his playing career Lacoste was known to wear embroidered crocodile logos on his shirt in reference to a nickname gained through a wager with his coach over a crocodile skin suitcase. In 1933 after leaving the world of professional tennis Lacoste Clothing was born and the brand launched their first line of polo shirts with the iconic logo.
In the 84 years since Lacoste first produced the iconic crocodile emblazoned polo shirts the brand has grown to become an International icon. Lacoste polo shirts have been the uniform for a number of subculture movement and remained relevant throughout the decades while staying true to their heritage. The brand has collaborated with fashion powerhouses including Supreme, Hermes, Opening Ceremony & J.Crew. The latest collections available at Xile include the best Lacoste sweatshirts, T-Shirts, polo shirts and accessories available.