Much like jeans, there’s one item of clothing that will never date, men’s golfers. Golfers are also referred to as polo shirts. This indispensable apparel item has a long history which dates back to the 1950s. As their name implies, the shirts were originally worn by golfers. At that time a collared shirt was required as wearing formal attire even whilst playing golf, was expected. As new fabrics came to being, the stiff shirts gave way to clothing better suited to long days on the course, and set the stage for more casual clothing developments. Golfer shirts offered the ideal compromise, offering a smarter take on t-shirts. With their signature collar and short sleeve, the plain white shirts of the 50s and 60s gave way to bright, bold colours in the 70s. The 90s saw a rise in logo shirts, with brands like Polo and Lacoste featuring subtle logos on their shirts.
Today, men’s golfers come in a wide variety of colours and prints. Worn with jeans, chinos, shorts, and tailored slacks, the shirts are versatile, practical and timeless. They can be dressed up by wearing a jacket or down with a pair of bermudas – making them a versatile wardrobe must-have for every man.
Men’s Golfers – A Wardrobe Classic
What makes men’s golfers an excellent addition to your wardrobe? Here are just a few reasons.
They are comfortable
Aeronautica Militare manufactures their golfers with high-quality, breathable fabrics. They’re designed for everyday wear, so whether you’re on the course, doing the malls, out with friends or relaxing at home, a golfer ticks all those boxes and never looks out of place. The fit of these shirts is comfortable, with a short buttoned collar that can be worn undone or fully buttoned up. While most golfers have short sleeves, golfers also come in a long-sleeve, making them ideal for cooler weather.
They are versatile
These shirts are ideal for layering and come in a wide variety of colours and prints. Depending on the look you are going for, you can wear contrasting colour golfers in layers for a more edgy look – weather dependent of course! The Aeronautica Militare range includes solid mono colour shirts with an array of emblems and badges on display. These include neutral shades like white, and classic colours like navy blue and even bold shades like red and yellow for when you want to add a little pizazz to your look. Aeronautica also has a selection of designs that feature bolder graphics and branding. Some golfers have colour blocking, with stripes and colour contrasts. Whether you’re looking for something simple or to make a statement, the Aeronautica Militare range has something for every occasion and mood.
They are timeless
Golfers are timeless. They will never date, and their legacy says it all as they’ve remained a wardrobe staple since the 50s. If you are a fan of the golfer, your wise investment ensures that your wardrobe has the semblances of being timeless.
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