Some of the English Polo Season’s best Gigs – and what to wear

Polistas has been the proud sponsor of some great polo events in England and around the world for over a decade.  Here are some of the English season’s tournaments we’ve been involved in and our recommendations on what to wear (in date order). Polo in the Park – Fri. 6th to Sun. 8th June @ […]

Tragic Loss of one of the all-time Greatest Polo Gentlemen

  I was fortunate to play polo with the great Mexican, Carlos Gracida, and even more thankful to know the man, a little bit, outside of the game.Carlos was the first high-goal legend I ever shared a field with.  He brought his Labergorce team to play an exhibition match at Dallas Burston’s Polo Club in […]

Kiefer Southerland Shopping at Polistas Mayfair

Hollywood actor, producer and director, Kiefer Southerland took a break from filming a new London based series of the action TV show “24″ by popping into the Polistas Boutique in Shepherd Market for some retail therapy. The 47 year old Canadian claimed he “loved” the shop and complemented staff on the classic range and style. […]

Sochi Polo Team

Alas, snow polo will not be featuring in the Winter Olympic this year.  But in the summer of 2007, just after Russia won the nomination to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, the Russian Federation sponsored a polo team in Moscow to celebrate their victory and to begin the long task of promoting […]

Grammy Winner, Pharrell Williams Shopping at Polistas

Pharrell Williams won the Best Album award last night at the Grammys for “Get Lucky” with collaborators Daft Punk and Nile Rodgers. His fans will also remember him for collaborating on last year’s controversially sexy song “Blurred Lines” with Robin Thick…and some lovely ladies on their infamous music video. But many fans may not realise […]

Argentine Open Final Party

It was an historic Argentine Open as Canadian team Alegria took on former Champions, Argentine, La Dolfina, in the 120th Open Final in Palermo, Buenos Ares. The most prestigious polo tournament in the world saw a Canadian Team, led by Fred Mannix, the first Canadian to ever compete and lead a team in the Open […]

Amy Guy Leads New Udo’s Choice Polo Team

Visitors to the Ham Mixed Doubles  and the Ladies Annoushka Challenge tournaments will have noticed a newly sponsored team headed by Amy Guy – The Udo’s Choice Polo Team (polo team shirts and jeans supplied by Polistas).  The team has already won both of their first two outings and is due to compete in the upcoming ‘Polo […]

What to wear at POLO

Polo is played around the world and the throughout the year.  It is followed by Royalty, the jet-set and fashionistas.  But, as with all traditions that date back hundreds of years, the game, the social scene and the appropriate attire have changed with the times. The modern game of polo is growing in popularity and […]

London Old Boys play in Chantilly…and Paris

Last month the Polistas sponsored London Old Boys Polo Club, the new London-based club for former university players from leading UK universities, played in the 19th edition of Tournoi Des Grandes Ecoles at Chantilly, the glamorous polo club just outside Paris. For tournament preparations and team tactics we started Friday night at ‘Little Red Door’, an eclectic […]

Chukka Polo Bar Soho – Opening Bash

A new venue for polistas and polo fans opened on Tuesday night with glittering success. Situated on Archer Street in London’s Soho district, the Chukka Bar oozes the polo lifestyle combining  comfortable sofas and rustic ambiance with sophisticated cocktails and plenty of house champagne by Billecart-Salmon. Up and coming polo star, 5 goaler George Meyrick, […]