Ranks offers WRAP-approved polo shirts that the brand says are great value for money. The Classic Pique Polo Shirt (RK10, children’s style RK71) is made from a 65% polyester/35% cotton, 180 gsm fabric, comes in 13 colourways, has a three-button placket with horn buttons, taped neckline and cuffed sleeves. Other notable styles are the 100% cotton Super Deluxe Heavy Pique Polo (RK11) and Deluxe Heavy Long Sleeve Pique Polo Shirt (RK14).
Larkwood Baby And Toddler Collection’s Polo Shirt (LW040) is made from 200 gsm, 100% cotton piqué fabric and comes in five key colours: pale blue, pale pink, red, navy and white. It has a three-button placket for easy access, with dyed-to-match buttons and a flat knit collar, and starts at age 0/6 months and goes up to 24/36 months.
Front Row & Co’s range of tag-free polo styles allows customers to create their own brand. The range includes the Men’s and Ladies’ Diagonal Stripe Polo (FR212/FR213; kids’ style FR218), which features a contrast diagonal stripe at the front with plain back. Its slim fit and the women’s style is shaped at the waist. Also available is the tag-free Men’s and Ladies’ Quartered Polo (FR214/FR215).
The new polycotton Manhattan polo shirt from United Brands of Scandinavia is available in both men’s and women’s fit and features trendy, knitted jacquard stripes on the collar. The company also has updated versions of the longstanding Lincoln and Marion polos, along with its wide range of established shirts, from 100% combed cotton polos to those with wicking action.
One of Sol’s best-selling polos is the Sol’s Summer II (11342, complementary women’s style Sol’s Passion 11338 and children’s style Sol’s Summer II Kids 11344). This 170 gsm style polo comes in 21 colours and a wide range of sizes. For sports clubs, Sol’s has the 100% polyester Sol’s Performer Men (01180, women’s style 01179) and Sol’s Palladium (11418), a contrast coloured polo with raglan sleeves and zipped collar.