Rated 5 out of 5 by jackblackhack Like the new fit and fabric
I have always like this polo, very durable, and looks good. The new fit is slightly slimmer and the fabric seems softer, yet still durable. Best polo I have purchased at any price. In other brands I normally wear a large, but always have sized down for this polo, and previously it was still a little baggy. I am 6 foot, 195 with a bit of a belly, and the new fit is perfect for me.
February 7, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by TemporaryLapse Fall from grace
Material is thinner & less absorbent than previous ?Double L? polos.
Fit is smaller, and the new material is stretchy-er.
Overall, I?m not pleased with changes to a product I had relied upon.
I often wonder why companies opt to change a successful product.
August 28, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by TWCoast No longer my "Go-To" polo shirt
What happened to my favorite polo shirt? Prior to ordering this shirt, I read through a lot of reviews, and I mean A LOT of them. I wasn't sure what to think so I gave the new polo a try and found that my conclusions were consistent with many of the other reviewers; it's nothing like the old polo design. This shirt has shorter, more snug-fitting sleeves. It is narrower in the shoulders and the sleeves intersect the shirt-body at a much sharper angle. The chest is narrower with a much trimmer fit overall. If I wanted the youthful cut of the LL Bean Signature line, I would have bought it. After years and years of LL Bean polos in my closet, I sadly find that I will have to find another brand of "Go-To" polo.
August 22, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by MetProf Sleeve design is too tight
The tighter sleeves trap heat in hot weather and restrict arm movement. I would happily pay more for the older, looser design.
August 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by DWM3 Prefer the New Fit
I've worn these shirts for 20 years and Bean continues to improve them. I prefer the new fit, as it's just a bit more tailored. I know this doesn't make everybody happy, but you can't always please everybody. Maybe try sizing up?
July 24, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by reader256 Great fit
The fitted style of bean's polos are terrific for my son- the fitted style is very flattering. They are a nice material and wash and dry well.
July 22, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chucklebucklersc Best polo ever
I've bought polo shirts from any number of stores and manufacturers. The Double L beats them all. They're made with a "heavier" quality fabric. They don't shrink. The colors don't fade. And they retain their shape. My two year old shirts look like I just those I just bought. And you will not find better customer service anywhere.
July 21, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Stingball Tighter Fit Doesn't Work
I purchased this polo shirt a month ago and have to agree with other reviewers that the tighter fit does not work. I bought this same shirt last year when it had the original, larger Traditional Fit which fit me just fine and I love it.
However, this tighter fit is too tight in the shoulders and upper chest and it does not fit well on my body like the old version did. Felt so awkward and uncomfortable that I knew I wouldn't wear it, so I returned it.
Us bigger middle aged guys need a fuller cut, so wondering if they are going after the younger hipsters with this recent tighter size change. If so, why not have two fits (fuller and tighter) that customers can choose from? If they go back to the old size, I will buy again.
July 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by reader256 Great polos!
On a recent shopping trip with my son for polo shirts we stopped at several stores and he finally found what he wanted at the LL Bean retail store. These polos are light without the heavy collars of some other brands which never dry - they come out of the wash and dryer looking great.
July 13, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by AcornMan FINALLY a shirt that fits
I'm tall and slim (6' 4" and about 180 lbs), so even when I'm lucky enough to finds shirts that are long enough, the sleeves are almost always gigantic. For instance, the sleeves on the non-fitted version of the Double L Polo are so huge that I can literally fit both arms through one of them. But this one fits perfectly. I'm ordering several more because I love it so much.
July 11, 2016