On this day in preppy history

Image:  Justin Taylor via Flickr

Image: Justin Taylor via Flickr

French tennis player and businessman and creator of the polo shirt René Lacoste was born on this day in 1904 in Paris, France. He died on October 12, 1996.

For a bit of stylish history: Le Crocodile: How Lacoste Became The Preppy Polo of Choice

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