The summer is officially upon us, which means it’s time to serve up some warm weather style. Once again, classic Hawaiian inspired prints are where it’s at. But you don’t have to limit these colorful patterns to your swim trunks. Turn all your summer barbecues, booze cruises and clambakes into Luaus by wearing one of these Hawaiian inspired printed short sleeve shirts.
Yep, they’re a little loud. But, there’s a reason the Hawaiian Aloha shirt has been around since the 1930’s. In fact, rare vintage Aloha shirts are collectible and can sell for big bucks depending on the colors and patterns. If you’re looking to own a Big Island vintage original, be on the lookout for coconut shell buttons, much longer collars and the “made in Hawaii” label. Or try one these brand new Hawaiian inspired printed shirts. Lei not included.
We’re coconuts for this J.Crew short sleeve floral printed shirt. It’s retro styled with a relaxed camp collar that is purposely designed to be worn unbuttoned and open, sans tie. It’s light and bright and all about setting off your tan. $59.50
Floral prints aren’t the only way to get noticed. Hit the lawn party in this all cotton, printed Bonobos Riviera short sleeve shirt and you’ll wow them with this great fitting, vibrant pelican print. $88.
When it comes to wearing a print, who says you have to go big or go home? Quieter guys will appreciate the subtle festiveness of this stretch poplin shirt with mini multi-colored palm trees from Original Penguin, $79.
Break out your best dance moves in this Vans Houser SS Hula Daze button-down shirt. It’s 100% cotton oxford in cool crisp white that will work great with just about every pair of pants you own and your grass skirt too. $44.50
Hold down the grill in style wearing this Jack O’Neill Makena Shirt. Done in a less aggressive print, this design has horn buttons as a nod back to the original aloha shirt. $55.