The first Aloha shirts were originally created for tourists by Ellery Chun, in 1930s Honolulu. Although Chinese, Mr. Chun made the first shirts out of old Kimono fabric and they were an immediate hit with tourists and surfers. Vintage Aloha shirts are now a sought after collectible all over the world. Monstervintage has a range of Aloha shirts to offer, to fit every budget and size. Starting off with a rare and exciting find, this McGregor label 1940s rayon shirt has beautiful tropical fish printed on the back and shell buttons.
Another fantastic find, and a bit more affordable, is this 1960s tiki delight.
Made by Hukilau and 100% cotton, this Aloha shirt is definitely a crowd pleaser.
This shirt was made in California but has the quintessential Polynesian fishing and palm tree motif.
A very wearable, loose fit, medium shirt in great condition!
Another popular tropical motif is the pineapple. This magnificent orange, white, pink, and gold, Bare Foot Trader Aloha Shirt, is a large size and is in good condition.
Made in Hilo on the Big Island.
Representing the 1970s, we have a green and aqua Aloha shirt made by Hanakahi of Hawaii.
This shirt is a size small and in great condition! Although not an Aloha shirt, this last item is a fun item for collectors of vintage Hawaiian fabric. A wrap to be worn at the beach, it was made by Go Barefoot Paradise in Honolulu Hawaii.
Monstervintage.com has over 150 Aloha shirts to choose from, so you can be the best dressed man at the luau!