Hawaiian Inspired Shirting With Levi’s Vintage Clothing37.7749° N, 122.4194° W
"Faithfully capturing the spirit & heritage of American work wear, Levi’s® Vintage Clothing reproduces the fits, fabrics, and details of bygone eras"
The Summer is the season for lightweight tees and airy shirts. One quintessential piece is the Hawaiian shirt. Before you dismiss the possibility of wearing one, it’s important to consider that a handful of notable men have been spotted confidently worn them. Most notably, Daniel Craig wore one as 007 in the Madagascar parkour chase scene in Casino Royale, and Al Pacino did the same in Scarface.
Even though you may feel like you need to be on a beach or yacht to throw one on, you can pick one out that will look good even if you’re stepping out for Sunday brunch.
Our selects are fresh from Levi’s Vintage Clothing’s new Spring/Summer 2018 collection. Inspired by West coast surf culture of the 1940s, the range takes moments from the California coast and immortalizes them within retro-inspired prints and sun-bleached fabrics.
Their shirting, which references their Hawaiian shirt from the 40s, features the classic camp collar, large flap pockets, a lofty and boxy fit. You’ll notice a cosmic print named “Universe Beige” and an orange pattern called “Baked Apple,” along with preppy-esque popover shirt. If you’re into a more subtler shirting, you can’t go wrong with a baby blue button up.
You can browse the rest of their collection at Levi’s.
Words: Jon Carlo Tapia