HONOLULU Fashion Week Favorites: 6 Aloha Shirts for Every Island Guy
We looked to our HONOLULU Fashion Week contributors for ideas on how to update our aloha wear.
The formal three-piece? Too stuffy.
The fireman jumper? Too bulky.
Clowns suits? … Seriously?
You love a man in uniform—er, to some extent. Your idea of a uniform is heavier on the casual chic and always beach-appropriate. Thank goodness for the aloha shirt. This king of Island wear was cool back in the Elvis days and you may remember it from special occasions with Dad, but with all the hip, contemporary takes on its breezy appeal, there’s now one for every man, no matter how picky yours is.
We looked to our HONOLULU Fashion Week contributors for aloha shirt picks that run the gamut from young and modern to classic and seasoned, to help you find the shirt that’s absolutely perfect for your Island boy.
Trust us. It'll totally suit him.
1. For the outgoing artist
Roberta Oaks Wildflower shirt, $120, Roberta Oaks, 19 N. Pauahi St.
2. For the hip and young at heart
Reyn Spooner Speed Sailing shirt in Nantucket Red, $98, Reyn Spooner, Kāhala Mall.
3. For the life of the lū'au
Manuheali‘i pullover aloha shirt in Henna, $54, manuhealii.com.
4. For the contemporary, mysterious type
Sig Zane Midnight Ho‘olauulu ‘A‘alahonua shirt, $130, sigzane.com.
5. For the thoughtful, bookish boy
Aloha Sunday, Cabrillo aloha shirt, $119, alohasunday.com.
6. For the classic man’s man
Kāhala Mahele shirt in Seafoam, $89.50, Kāhala, Ala Moana Center.