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Men's Cotton Riviera Polo Shirt in Russet Orange
Our original Riviera Polo Shirt was tailored for Daniel Craig in Casino Royale and has since become synonymous with James Bond style. It is crafted from a breathable cotton mesh fabric and has only the most essential of details for a clean, contemporary aesthetic. A versatile wardrobe staple.
We have focused on combining a refined fit with unparalleled comfort ever since we began making the polo shirt in the 1950s. Finding the piqué cotton that the modern tennis shirts were made of stifling, Peter Hill, the grandson of Sunspel’s founder, set about developing a fabric that would be cool and comfortable to wear in the hot summer sun of the Riviera. The result was a cotton mesh that was not only lightweight, but also breathable and supremely soft. It was knitted on lace machines in Nottingham, the home of England’s lace-making industry, and was named Q (for Quality) 75. The Riviera polo was born.
The Riviera remained unchanged from its inception, right up until 2006, when Academy Award-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming was tasked with outfitting Daniel Craig as the Bond character in Casino Royale. Working from the Sunspel factory in Long Eaton, together we tailored the Riviera Polo to best suit the modern man of action and style: shortening the arms and slimming the fit across the chest to flatter a muscular physique.
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- 100% Cotton
- Wash at 40°C
- Do not tumble dry
- Dry cleanable
- Designed in England and made in Turkey