THE L.12.12 COLLECTION
More than 80 years ago, René Lacoste invented the polo shirt under the code name L.12.12 - and the legend was born. Today the spirit of the polo shirt translates into a unique collection for the whole family.Shop the full collection
short-sleeved design 12 for the prototype selected by René Lacoste
The iconic L.12.12 collection for men is inspired by the original Lacoste polo and its design codes. Unique petit piqué texture and legendary crocodile are reinterpreted in a timeless yet contemporary collection for a modern urbanite on the go.Shop the collection
The L.12.12 collection for women interprets the original brand codes in a sleek and elegant way. A range of accessories in a fresh color palette will add a perfect finishing touch to a modern feminine sihouette.Shop the collection
The L.12.12 collection for kids is growing and now includes the original L.12.12 polo and sneaker for your mini-me. Available in a range of colors to suit every kid and coordinate every family outfit.Shop the collection
The story of a legend
Behind the code nameThe history of Lacoste is the story of a tennis legend whose inventions changed the entire sport and revolutionized the clothing industry forever. Inspired by polo players in London, René Lacoste designed the L.12.12 polo shirt - a short-sleeved shirt that allowed greater freedom of movement, giving birth to the concept of functional elegance.
Today, the L.12.12 spirit of inventiveness and creativity is translated into a complete L.12.12 collection of pieces for the whole family, celebrating the legend behind the code name.