The history of Lacoste is the story of a tennis legend whose inventions changed the sport and fashion industry forever. Inspired by his nickname, French tennis superstar René Lacoste put the little crocodile logo onto a white polo shirt for the first time in 1920 - and the icon was born. Lacoste eyewear relies on its authentic sports heritage and elegance.
The material used for the frame is high-grade injected acetate. In comparison to plastic, acetate is significantly lighter, more flexible, and 100% hypoallergenic. The lenses are engineered to block 100% of harmful UV rays.