The Lacoste legend was born in 1933, when Rene Lacoste revolutionized men’s fashion replacing the classical woven fabric, long-sleeved and starched shirts on the courts, by what has now become the classic LACOSTE polo shirt. More than 75 years after its creation, LACOSTE has become a lifestyle brand which allies elegance and comfort. The LACOSTE art of living expresses itself today through a large collection of apparel for women, men and children, footwear, fragrances, leather goods, eyewear, watches, belts, home textiles, and fashion jewelry. LACOSTE founds its success on the essential values of authenticity, performance, and elegance. The crocodile incarnates today the elegance of the champion, Rene Lacoste, as well as of his wife Simone Lacoste and their daughter Catherine Lacoste, both also champions, in everyday life as on the tennis courts and golf courses. The Crocodile’s origins The true story of the “Crocodile” begins in 1923 after a bet that Rene Lacoste had with the Captain of the French Davis Cup Team, Allan H. Muhr, who promised him an alligator suitcase if he won an important game for the team. This episode was reported in an article in the Boston Evening Transcript, where his nickname of the Crocodile came to life for the first time. The American public grew fond of this nickname which highlighted the tenacity he displayed on the tennis courts, never giving up his prey. His friend Robert George drew him a crocodile which was embroidered on the blazer he wore on the courts. The Legend was born.
CLASSIC ELEGANCE: A serene everyday essential gets a sporty touch that is guaranteed to secure second glances. Boston is a casually elegant chronograph with a sporty inspiration and can take joining the dots between polo shirts, pants and blazers all in its stride. This watch has your agenda beautifully in hand.
QUALITY MATERIALS: Men’s 42 mm ss case with navy aluminium bezel and stainless steel link bracelet featuring blue dial.
QUARTZ CHRONOGRAPH MOVEMENT: Quartz watch movement is powered by a battery that charges and runs the watch. A Chronograph type of watch that is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch. A basic chronograph has an independent sweep second hand; it can be started, stopped, and returned to zero by successive pressure on the stem.
DURABLE MINERAL CRYSTAL: Made from glass and protects watch from scratches.
2 YEAR WARRANTY: Lacoste offers a 2-year limited warranty against defects in materials and workmanship that prevent the watch from functioning properly under normal use. Only purchases from an authorized retailer are covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.
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