Ask dapperQ: Do Polos Read PGA?

A reader asks:

Every time I put on a polo shirt, I feel like I’m going to the golf course. Is there a stylish way to wear them?

Oh, polo shirts!

  1. They are amazing because you can wear them year-round, especially if you know how to layer them over long-sleeve t-shirts and under sweaters and blazers.
  2. Yes, you actually can pull off a polo without looking like you’re entering a PGA tournament if the golf club look, which can be fashionable too, isn’t your thing.

With Ivy League inspired style making a comeback in mainstream fashion, polos have undergone makeovers that appeal to modern and urban palettes. Here are some of our favorites from Topman:

Need complete outfit inspiration? Let ASOS help:

Or, as we showed you in a previous post on how to dress down a suit, you can wear polos to…well, dress down a suit:

Anita Dolce Vita

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