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post #31 of 45
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Originally Posted by blahman View Post

Who the hell cares if you cant see it.

+10. Gheez.
post #32 of 45
I'm going with the consensus here - no undershirt in nearly all cases.

However, I used to live down south so I could easily justify a v-neck undershirt beneath the polo on days where I'd be outside for extended periods. When it's 97 degrees and humid out, possible marginal discomfort beats the heck out of a soaking wet back and pits.

- E63
post #33 of 45
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Originally Posted by apoirier594 View Post

A lot of the people in my school wear the white shirts under.

What do you think about it?

Yes!
post #34 of 45
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Originally Posted by _cameosis_ View Post


which is what so many people do in regard to (work)boots that have originally been intended as workwear -- reinterpretations are perfectly legitimate, ultimately it depends on how good it looks on the wearer. then again, polos are not my cup of tea, anyway.

I agree with you in general, but the polo shirt has already been reinterpreted from strictly sports attire to casual attire, while keeping its sport heritage, but it is still a knit t-shirt with a collar. There are plenty of styles that come from people purposely going against the intent of an established style, like sneekers with suits, which had its popularity for awhile with those that wanted to make a fashion statement in that way. But if I'm wearing sneekers with a suit at a business conference, only because it makes my feet more comfortable, the only fashion statement I'm making is that I don't know how to dress for a business conference.

If someone is wearing an undershirt with a polo to make a fashion statement then they can make that statement, for what its worth. If they are wearing an undershirt with a polo because they don't want to sweat in their sport shirt (which is probably the fashion statement it makes), then wear a different kind of short sleeve casual shirt where an undershirt might make some sense, like a silk camp shirt.
post #35 of 45
Looks almost as bad as layering two t-shirts.

Seriously, an undershirt ruins the entire look and purpose of a polo.
post #36 of 45
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Originally Posted by glenjay View Post


The fact of the matter is that the polo shirt was invented as a sport shirt, and was intended to be sweat in, that is why they are usually made of knit cotton. A polo shirt is worn to give an athletic look to an outfit (I'm ready to play tennis, golf, etc. at a moments notice). You can certainly wear an undershirt with a polo if you want, but I believe you would be ignoring the intent and design of the shirt.

Thank you. Someone on this site does not live inside of an aquarium of solipsistic self-centeredness.

Just look at the [___] immediately above me. It "ruins the entire look and purpose of a polo"? So you know all of the possible purposes and uses, and you've ruled out the use of an undershirt in all of them, along with -- apparently -- the existence of v-neck tees.

I don't even care about undershirts, and many of the points contrary to mine have substance to them -- but it's getting depressing reading SF's inarticulate sheep chime in about god knows what, asserting their (often laughable) opinions and feelings as indisputable fact.
post #37 of 45
WOW......you guys take this dressing stuff very serious smile.gif

If you can't see the undershirt under a polo shirt, who cares
post #38 of 45
wear this under polos - ALL problems solved......

500

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post #39 of 45

   At school, every one used to do this. I did it because it was kind of cool. I wear a white t shirt under a polo shirt a lot and leave the polo shirt unbuttoned, because I think it looks nice. I have a mixture of plain and printed white t shirts specially for this look. Yeah it does keep sweat out of the polo shirt. It also gives me a spare shirt if I spill something on the polo. Sometimes when it's hot. I start the day with the 2 shirts then go down to just the t shirt.

post #40 of 45
Apparently everyone here has man-titties to hide. You need this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7lH4CmHyug

Obviously I am in the no-undershirt showing camp.
post #41 of 45
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Originally Posted by Dangerous Dave View Post

   At school, every one used to do this. I did it because it was kind of cool. I wear a white t shirt under a polo shirt a lot and leave the polo shirt unbuttoned, because I think it looks nice. I have a mixture of plain and printed white t shirts specially for this look. Yeah it does keep sweat out of the polo shirt. It also gives me a spare shirt if I spill something on the polo. Sometimes when it's hot. I start the day with the 2 shirts then go down to just the t shirt.

You could just wear a v-neck and get the same benefits with regard to sweat.

post #42 of 45
I don't know why people get all excited about this issue. But GoldenTribe stubbornly looking for a reason to justify wearing something that looks shit is quite stupid as well. There might be reasons why people do it but from a looks perspective wearing one is just inacceptable. There are so many people who wear it and it is visible just makes it worse.
post #43 of 45

FWIW I wear an undershirt under EVERYTHING including tee shirts(which i admit is a bit weird) but under dress shirts and polos, it is essential for me. it is a comfort thing. 

post #44 of 45
I wear an A-shirt underneath a polo shirt.
post #45 of 45

no.

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