From PenCarrie is Sol’s Performer Pique Polo Shirt (01180, women’s style 01179), a 100% polyester performance polo made from a breathable fabric and featuring contrast detailing on the neck tape, placket and side vents. It is perfect for sublimation and comes in seven shades. Also recommended by PenCarrie is Henbury’s newest polo, the modern cut, 100% cotton H101 – see the Featured Product on page 27 for more information.

New for 2016 from Dickies is the Two Tone Polo (SH2004) manufactured from 100% cotton with a three-button placket. This workwear staple has black as the base colour with a choice of red, khaki, grey or blue for the panels, underarms and tips of collar and cuff. Another new addition is the polycotton Riverton Polo (SH2001).

Regatta Professional’s Men’s and Women’s Classic Cotton polo shirts are made using Regatta’s Coolweave technology. The polos’ 100% cotton piqué is soft and comfortable and features an airflow construction that keeps wearers cool, as well as a three-button placket and rib collar and cuffs. Also from the brand is the soft and durable Classic 65/35, made from 65% polyester/35% cotton piqué.

In May, Spiro launched a new grey/ lime colourway for its Team Spirit Polo Shirt (S177M&F). This stylish garment is made from Cool Dry mesh fabric, which is a lightweight, soft and highly breathable fabric that keeps the wearer cool and comfortable. The polo has a three-button neck closing and dropped hem, and comes in a choice of seven colourways and sizes S-2XL for men and 8-16 for women.

The Harper Polo and Hanna Polo from Stedman Stars are piqué fabric polo shirts made of soft ringspun combed cotton. Harper comes with rib collar and cuffs, contrast neckband and three tone-on-tone buttons, while Hanna comes with rib collar, five tone-on-tone buttons on a narrow placket and a contrast neck tape. Also from Stedman is the Active Piqué Polo made from polyester piqué and offering moisture and temperature control properties.