Updated: Mar 27
Looking for something completely special Hawaiian aloha shirts for you or gifts? or maybe for your resort restaurant or Hawaiian hotels uniforms?
Hawaiian shirts are widely used for dress-up occasions in Hawaii. Without wearing a tie, aloha shirts can be used for some dressy or business situations. Many men wear Hawaiian shirts as business casual attire in Hawaii. There are several aloha shirt styles. The styles can be by fabric, fitting, and type of collars.
Hawaiian Shirts Fabric
Many men in general have a preference to wear non-floral print fabrics. Popular prints are Polynesian tribal prints, masculine prints. Fish hook is also popular for men as a lucky charm, which represents "hooking good luck". Some Hawaiian shirts use the backside of the prints fabric. That gives little toned down color shirts.
When you choose fabric for Aloha shirts, watch the direction of the fabrics. Aloha shirts usually have a patch pocket to match prints. Some expensive shirts match front prints as well. You can tell by print matching and how the fabric cut was done. If you need print matching, be sure to buy extra 1/2 yd for print matching. There will be more waste of fabrics.
Fitting of Hawaiian Shirts
Some people like fitted aloha shirts, some like loose fit, boxy traditional style aloha shirts. For local people, some people like long sleeve aloha Hawaiian shirts. For long-sleeves, it is easiest to go for the special order.
Fabric Hawaii offers custom special design Hawaiian shirts. We have an in-house patterner to make your special design shirts.
Types of Hawaiian Shirt Collars
For the design of collars, there are open collar and stand-up collars. Stand-up collar looks more formal and looks stylish, but it is all about preference. Open collar is flatter and more casual looking.