The classic Adrian has been crafted from John Smedley’s Sea Island Cotton in a relaxed 30 Gauge, ensuring absolute comfort and a gentle feel when it graces the skin. Featuring a stand collar this men’s short sleeve polo shirt is a piece that demonstrates John Smedley’s heritage and is a garment that has stood the test of time. It was released in 2013 as a modern alternative to the Isis polo and whilst still being crafted from John Smedley’s Sea Island Cotton and retaining a ribbed hem, the Adrian adopted a smaller collar, giving the opportunity for people to wear a John Smedley men’s polo to a more casual affair.

The iconic Adrian has been used to develop alternative styles such as Roth – made to the same specification however knitted in a pique stitch to offer a textured look and feel.

Although Adrian has been developed to produce popular pieces, its’ own specifications have not been altered since its’ initial production; magnifying the iconic nature of the garment, showing that the quality of John Smedley Sea Island Cotton stands the test of time and is something that never goes out of fashion. Adrian is now available in an extensive colour palette from seasonal hues to classic shades!

As seen on: Martin Freeman

Not dissimilar from other classics: Adrian is a garment which offers versatility – the classic polo looks relaxed with a pair of jeans for weekend wear, or it can be paired up with a blazer and trousers for a more formal attire that is ideal for the office. Ironically Adrian can often be seen being donned by The Office and Hobbit star Martin Freeman, amongst other stars like Alexander Armstrong and TV presenter, Dan Walker.

Although when the product was first available, undoubtedly it was a modern take on an old classic – Isis. Now however, Adrian is an icon in its own right and this Sea Island cotton shirt been the inspiration for many a modern day classic such as Viking, Rhodes and Kiefer.



Adrian in Black

An iconic, short sleeved polo shirt in John Smedley’s Sea Island Cotton. Adrian is an exceedingly resourceful wardrobe option; use Adrian to construct layered looks or wear it singularly if the weather suits. The three button detailing gives a laid-back appeal whilst the ribbed sections guarantee the utmost comfort during.

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