Fred Perry - M12 Polo in Navy / Navy


Brand: Fred Perry

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Description: Accept no substitutes - the M12 is Fred Perry's original, and top of the line polo shirt.  Made to the company's highest standards in Leicester, England, the M12 hasn’t changed since it was originally designed by Fred Perry in the ‘50s.

The M12 was Fred Perry's first model to feature their iconic twin-tipping around the collar and cuffs, and is the model that caught the eye of the Mod's in the 60s, who appropriated this piece of tennis wear, making it a fundamental piece of their anti-establishment style.

Color: Color No. 311 - Navy with navy twin-tipping on collar and sleeve cuff

Fabric: 100% cotton pique woven in England

Origin: Made in Leicester, England

Fit: Fitted but not extremely slim.  The fit is based on the original 1950s model. Please see the below measurement chart for garment measurements.  These are measured with the garment laying flat.  Note, measurements are taken before washing the garment.  Some minor shrinkage should be expected, but will vary based on your washing methods of choice.  Please refer to the garment tag for washing instructions.

  36 (XS) 38 (S) 40 (M) 42 (L) 44 (XL)
SHOULDER 16.5" 17" 17.5" 18" 18.5"
CHEST 37" 39" 41" 43" 45"
SLEEVE LENGTH 8.5" 9.25" 10" 10.5" 11"
SHIRT LENGTH 25.5" 26.5" 27.5" 27.75" 28"

*the above measurements should be considered an approximation and may vary from piece to piece


Care: Machine wash with warm water.  Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry.  Lay flat to dry. Do not dry clean.

Shrinkage: cotton pique fabrics are loosely woven and typically do shrink under certain washing conditions.  If you wash with the instructions noted above, only subtle, minor shrinkage should occur.  But, if washed on higher temperatures and/or put in a tumble dryer, significant shrinkage could occur.

About Fred Perry: Fred Perry was an English tennis star (and killer ping pong player) who won 8 career Grand Slams and went on to start a small sweatband and tennis shirt company in 1952. Their polos were adopted by the mods in the 1960s, and some 65 years after their inception, Fred Perry polos and their laurel wreath are still as cool as they come.