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Father’s Day Product Review & Giveaway: Lands’ End Mesh Polo Shirt

Don’t be jealous, but I spend the majority of my days in nothing more than a t-shirt and underwear since leaving the corporate world of finance over 2 1/2 years ago. Still, I like to upgrade my upper half when out to dinner, the theater or over my folks’ place for a family function. Yeah, I also pants-up when hittin’ the town…in case you were wondering or were a little nervous of meeting me in person someday.

In the warmer months, my preferred snazzy going-out top has been a bold blue Eddie Bauer polo shirt, a hold over from my day job days. It’s comfy, for sure, but has the annoying habit of washing up poorly. I’m talking specifically about the collar. It’s curly now.  Kinda unsightly actually.

This is why when the good folks at Dads Central Consulting asked me to try out the New Lands’ End Mesh Polo I jumped at the chance.

I love love love my new Lavender Ice (that’s right) Mesh Polo Shirt. It looks great and feels great, laying nicely against my too-large chest, and stands up strong to my harsh laundering (cold wash/burn dry). Most importantly, the collar hasn’t turned into a plate of curly fries! It’s still as flat as it was out of the package. Sweet.

**Hey big guys, this is the smart casual shirt of your dreams.  The XXL size is very forgiving in the way it lays across the chest and is extra roomy around the waist. I’d have guessed it was 3XL when I first tried it on.  As a somewhat fashionable, overweight debonair gentleman, I often have trouble finding handsome gear for my large frame.  So color me super impressed with the material, the feel and the comfort this new polo.**

Even though I don’t have to dress up during the work week, a polo shirt is still an essential part of my wardrobe.  It’s a versatile piece of clothing that looks fantastic with cargo shorts, jeans, a bathing suit, underwear (!), anything really…if you’re really desperate you could even rock a polo with a pair of sweatpants (not recommended, just sayin’). The new Lands’ End Mesh Polo Shirts have a reasonable price point ($29.50-$34.50) making it a sweet gift for a dad, dad to be, grandpa, or any fella in your life.  I’m giving one away (below) but if you can’t wait, head to Lands’ End right now to buy one on sale for 30% off (the sale ends today people!)

**********LANDS’ END MESH POLO GIVEAWAY**********

One (1) lucky reader is going to land and brand new Lands’ End Mesh Polo – color randomly selected / size of your choice! To enter, simply leave a comment on this post telling me who the polo would be for, what color you’re hoping for (see all the cleverly named colors here), and why they deserve such snazzy new threads. Got it? Good. But wait, there’s more ways to enter this fine giveaway!

  • Like the OWTK Facebook page (then leave an additional comment here telling me you Like OWTK on FB).
  • Follow OWTK on Twitter (then leave an additional comment here telling me you are a follower).
  • Tweet about this giveaway up to once per day (each tweet counts as a separate entry)! Simply cut & paste this bold text into your Twitter feed: I just entered to win a snazzy new Lands’ End Mesh Polo Shirt from @OWTK – http://owtk.com/?p=9410

All entries must be received by Thursday, June 16th @ 11:55pm ET. I’ll pick the winner the following day.

*I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Dad Central Consulting on behalf of Lands’ End and received a polo shirt to facilitate my review, one to giveaway, and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate. As always, the opinions expressed above are unbiased and honest.

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39 Comments

  1. Mary Preston says:

    My son would look gorgeous in Lavender Ice. Time to get him away from just blue. I would spot him in the crowd. I know he would love this.

  2. I’d give a Seaport shirt to my husband for his first Father’s Day.

  3. Most know Jim for his assortment of Hawaiian shirts. He has 35 that take up half our closet. When he’s not on stage, he likes to where solid colors and this Lands End Polo sounds perfect for him! Any shade of blue would ne nice, maybe something on the lighter side, or blue stripes are cool:).

  4. Forgive my spelling errors above. Hopefully they don’t count. To my defense, I do know the difference between where / wear:)

  5. Navy blue for me please! And add a like entry as well on FB. You had me at rolled up collar.

  6. This prize would be for my husband to wear while RVing, and he’d probably choose the heather gray one.

  7. I would pick the soft orange for my hubby!

  8. horizon blue…for my dad…and because he’s always out in the sun for work, so this would be a nice relaxing/evening out shirt.

  9. I would pick Ocean Breeze for my husband.

  10. I Follow OWTK on Twitter @nadicherie

  11. I would choose the Blue Aqua Heather color & it would be for my brother :)

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  12. I would definitely choose the BOLD SUN for my husband as it’s the colour of his blue eyes!

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  13. I follow @OWTK on Twitter @GeorgiaMist

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  14. This would be for my BF. We just got invited to a post-wedding party with a dress code “dressy casual ie: Men wear polo shirts” and he doesn’t have one! I think he’d look good in the the Dark Cobalt Blue.

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  16. While not looking for a Polo since I got one too I was wondering why no picture of you in said polo, what are you hiding? Are you afraid you don’t look as good as I do in mine, while true that is nothing to be ashamed of.

  17. I’d pick seaport!

  18. This Polo(Crossing fingers!) would be for my wonderful Hubby, he deserves a “surprise” =)
    I would be hoping for the Orange Spice color!!!
    Thanks so very much for the giveaway~

  19. Following @OWTK on Twitter as Luvdaylilies

  20. I tweeted the giveaway, her’s the link=)
    http://twitter.com/Luvdaylilies/status/81172772105105408

  21. I’d love to have one for my husband in black or heather gray, since he decided last year that he “needed more color in his life” (not kidding, he actually said that) and bought polos in fire-engine red, peacock blue, bright orange, lime green, and screamin’ purple. AND NEVER WORE THEM.

  22. Like OWTK on the facebook

  23. Follow OWTK on the twitter

  24. My husband would look fab in the Blue Aqua Heather.

  25. And I am a friend on FB

  26. And I already follow you on Twitter

  27. tina reynolds says:

    It would be for my hubby i like bright leaf eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  28. tina reynolds says:

    I follow you on facebook (mrstinareynolds thanks for the chance to win eaglesforjack@gmail.com

  29. my husband would look awesome in the washed red….he has recently lost weight and needs some shirts that fit..thanks

  30. like u on fb Julie Scott Laws

  31. We love Lands’ End Polo Shirts!

    If I won, this shirt would be for my husband.

    I’d choose the color Dark Cobalt Blue.

    My husband deserves this shirt because he had been a great father for almost 30 years!

  32. I would love the Orange Spice or Gray Heather for my husband. He works too hard and deserves something new. We haven’t had much money for our clothes lately, so he’d love a new, comfortable shirt that looks nice and can be worn at the office!

  33. Like the OWTK Facebook page (Mickey Coutts)

  34. Follow OWTK on Twitter (ahelicoptermom)

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