is a French company, founded in 1933 by tennis players René Lacoste and André Gillier. It sells clothing, footwear, sportswear, leather goods, perfume, towels and watches.
Lacoste began offering shoes, watches, sunglasses and fragrances in the 1980s. Lacoste for Men was the first fragrance, launching in 1984. A series of fragrances for men and women have since been launched, many with a sporty theme and adorned with the crocodile logo. Lacoste offers fragrances in conjunction with Procter & Gamble.