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Where the heck are the cheap polo shirts this year???

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  • Where the heck are the cheap polo shirts this year???

    I guess the polo trend is over, hunh? Dang. I went to Target to get some cheapy Mossimo polos for the summer and found not a single one in the junior department, Mossimo or otherwise. Do I have to haunt the AE at the mall, or are they done with the trend, too? Sob. I don't want to buy an expensive polyester "sport wicking" shirt that will make me smell bad, I just want a stack of nice, cheap, cotton polos to replace all of my raggedy ones. This is what I ride in all summer...need help!

    Anyone? I even looked on ebay.
    You can take a line and say it isn't straight- but that won't change its shape. Jets to Brazil

  • #2

    Haven't paid more than $10 for one of theirs - price varies a bit depending on what sale is going on, but usually still cheap!


    • #3
      I got a ton of polos under $20 from AE online. Their stores don't seem to carry them consistently, but their website does.


      • #4
        I just got a bunch in the boys department at Target. They are generously cut enough(not fitted) so I can comfortably wear a boys xl (I would normally wear a womens medium or probably a juniors large in a polo) and the prices were great. I got a few regularly priced at $6.99 and some off the clearance rack for $4.98!


        • #5
          old navy has them in store and online - pretty cheap and they always have deals on retailmenot


          • #6
            I got a few recently at Walmart, think they were $10/each.


            • #7
              Salvation Army. Now that the major trend is fading out, lots of people donating them!


              • #8
                Aeropostale! When the polos go on sale, they're like $9 each and they have TONS of colors.
                Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.


                • #9
                  Boscov's. I bought a ton for the barn at $12 a pop. They are the traditional LaCoste knit and run pretty true to size.

                  Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.


                  • #10
                    Old Navy! When they have special events and sales, polos are usually $6. They are usually $12.50, so still pretty cheap.

                    I actually love their shirts. I'm tall, and their shirts are longer than most, so they actually fit me!


                    • #11
                      I've actually been grabbing the Walmart ones in the boy's sizes... for me as a women's small they are pretty well fitted and have enough length to tuck if you want but not too much... and $5.50 each I can destroy them!


                      • #12
                        Yep, Old Navy to the rescue! I bought 8 polos last weekend for $6 each! They're not the most fashionable or best fitting, but I won't cry when they're covered in horse slobber.
                        ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~


                        • #13
                          Old Navy

                          I keep checking the clearance racks. Finding them for less than $4 a pop. I like they are long enough for me to tuck in.
                          "I'm not crazy...my mother had me tested"


                          • #14
                            ditto on walmart, I found a bunch of them and they were even long enough to tuck in (a bonus for breeches or full chap wearers).
                            Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                            • Original Poster

                              Thanks, everyone! Lots of good ideas- my summer may yet be saved!
                              You can take a line and say it isn't straight- but that won't change its shape. Jets to Brazil


                              • #16
                                I thought I saw a bunch at Target last week
                                The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances. - ET


                                • #17
                                  Sears and K-Mart carry very similar ones, which are longer in the tails, too. Lots of pretty colors and they're usually under $10. And they wash up really nicely, too.
                                  A proud friend of bar.ka.


                                  • #18
                                    Land's End has some really nice mesh ones for $15. If you catch a sale, the Calvin Klein outlets have some awesome ones for about that price. And there's a new company, USPA (United States Polo Association) who's polos are FABULOUS and CHEAP. Especially at their outlet store. (I kinda love shopping, can you tell? )


                                    • #19
                                      Some of the US Polo Assoc ones are really cute, sort of Joules-y like. I think you can get them at Sears- who is always having a sale!


                                      • #20
                                        I bought a Nautica one at Sam's last week for $12 -- it is great, cut to form, not blousy, perfect for riding with breeches.