The Lacoste Polo, elegance through the years

Designed by René Lacoste, the legendary polo shirt is unique; its style is timeless. The polo's singular character is captured by Timeless Elegance, the new film from Lacoste.

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The polo as a movie star

The new brand film from Lacoste celebrates the French savoir faire and timeless polo elegance that has effortlessly shifted through the decades, from its conception in 1933 to the present day.

The polo: savoir-faire and quality since 1933

The polo: savoir-faire and quality since 1933

The secret behind the polo shirt, invented by no other than René Lacoste himself, is its unique fabric - the petit piqué. Light, airy and resilient, it introduced the revolutionary knitting technique and unique know-how for an absolute freedom of movement.

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The polo: savoir-faire and quality since 1933

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Timeless elegance

From a fatal encounter to a beautiful quest

The background
The background

The background

Directed by Seb Edwards, the new Lacoste film captures again the rare, yet vital, human emotion with all the more grandeur and romance as the frantic quest takes place over eight decades, reminding us that life itself is a beautiful sport.

 
The setting

The setting

The couple, played by Damien Chapelle and Dorcas Coppin, is seen in spectacular settings: a 1930s Parisian train station brought to life by 250 extras, authentic trains from each decade and authentic style put together by celebrated costume designer Madeline Fontaine, magnified by a cinematic soundtrack by Max Richter.

The setting

The making-of

Go behind the scenes of the new Lacoste film

 

The polo today

From 1933 to the present day, the polo has evolved but kept it's recognizable relaxed elegance.

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