Lacoste S. A. manufactures casual and sports clothing, shoes, perfumes, leather goods, eyewear, watches, and belts for women, men, and children. The company offers its products through its stores. Lacoste S. A. was formerly known as La Societe Chemise Lacoste. The company was founded in 1933 and is based in Paris, France. As of November 15, 2012, Lacoste S. A. operates as a subsidiary of Maus Frères SA.