- By Desoto Brown

The Art of the Aloha Shirt

  • Title: The Art of the Aloha Shirt
  • Author: Desoto Brown
  • ISBN: 9780896104051
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Art of the Aloha Shirt What is an aloha shirt Here is its story from its beginning in the s to the glory days of the s and beyond

    What is an aloha shirt Here is its story from its beginning in the 1930s to the glory days of the 1950s and beyond.

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    1. A fantastic history of the Aloha shirt, shedding light on a social and cultural history of America, and it's quiet roots in Hawai'i. Filled with details about early influences, interesting characters, stores, artisans and more. A vividly illustrated book, that I found impossible to put down.

    2. The Aloha Shirt is what people on the mainland call a Hawaiian Shirt, a bright-patterned, collared, short sleeve shirt meant to be worn untucked. Although today we cannot imagine a world without them, this book delves into the origins of the classic shirt looking for its creator. But first the authors look into the roots of the Aloha Shirt which are deep in the multicultural society of these islands. Polynesian, Japanese, Filipino and Chinese influences are found in this garment's past. The Hawa [...]

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