I found this sweater for myself in the boys section of one of my fave thrift stores. When I was in 8th grade I adored those overpriced polo shirts sporting the crocodile! It brought back memories. Also, I refuse to pay the ridiculous amount of money for anything crocodile these days. (and what is the difference between an alligator and a crocodile anyway?) But I still love a little preppy! The sweater was .99 cents!!!! I have worn it with my Gap denim shirt underneath it.
Do you guys watch Flipping Out on Bravo with Jeff Lewis? I think Lacoste gives them all their clothing. Everyone is always wearing croc clothing. Even Zoila the maid (when not in uniform)! I think it's hilarious, if not overtly obvious!
In the spirit of my girl Sammy Davis Vintage who researches topics and gives us vintage lessons, I present to you the Wikepedia explanation of the tag showing both Izod and Lacoste names: