Few will fail to recognise the iconic embroidered crocodile on René Lacoste’s timeless sporty separates. Known as ‘Le Croc’ for his tenacity on the tennis court, the young French tennis champion created his own line of clothing after customising his own playing apparel – shortening the arms of his tennis shirt to create the famous polo top that remains effortlessly stylish today. Now available in a range of colours, these must-have tops punctuate the wardrobe of any considered dresser with a love of sporty cuts. The bestselling range now also includes soft hoodies, sweatshirts, trainers and a range of athletic-inspired accessories too. Imbue your look with sporty je ne sais quoi via this inimitable brand’s clothing, which has accrued a cult-like following over the decades for good reason.