If you plan on visiting Hawaii and you’re looking to fit in with the locals a bit, a popular Hawaiian dress you could wear is the Hawaiian tube top dress, commonly referred to as a smocked sundress. Like most Hawaiian dresses, it is long and flowing with an elastic fitting top that is as comfortable as it is stylish and will look great whether you are visiting Waikiki Beach or hanging out with friends in your own back-yard.
Womens Hawaiian dresses:
Womens Hawaiian dresses pictured: 1- KY INTERNATIONAL ISLAND BEAUTY HAWAIIAN RUFFLE LONG MUUMUUS DRESS / 2- KY INTERNATIONAL HIBISCUS FLORAL PANEL HAWAIIAN LONG TANK DRESS / 3- KY INTERNATIONAL BIRD OF PARADISE HAWAIIAN LONG TANK DRESS / 4- MauiShirts Tea Length Sleeveless Dress – Pale Hibiscus Orchid V-Neck Pull Over Style Hawaiian Aloha Long Tank Dress – Regular Size
Like Hawaiian shirts, these dresses almost always feature flowers, as well as palm leaves.
Whether you are enjoying the cool breeze on a hot Hawaiian evening, or keeping it fun and casual in any other part of the globe, Hawaiian shirts can keep you cool and looking good. Keep in mind that when you are buying a Hawaiian shirt, you want it to be loose fitting and comfortable. And remember, the shirt is for casual wear so there’s no need to tuck it in, let it flow naturally.
Womens Hawaiian shirts:
Womens Hawaiian shirts pictured: Left: Squish Womens Hawaiian Shirt / Aloha Shirt – Blue Floral Hibiscus Theme / Right: Benny’s Aloha Shirts – Benny’s Womens Parrots Hawaiian Shirt
Normally I am not too fond of mens Hawaiian shirts, but a friend of mine was wearing one the other day and it looked so cool and casual that I had to buy one for myself. And what a surprise! I found the shirt to be cool in my constantly warm surroundings and furthermore, many people, including a few lovely ladies, commented on how vibrant I looked. I wasn’t sure if that was a complement or not, but I accepted it as such. Who knew that a change of style could do so much.
Mens Hawaiian shirts:
Mens Hawaiian shirts example. Pictured: Pendleton Men’s Short Sleeve Biscayne Print Shirt. Color: multi vintage Hawaiian
As with any other garment, the quality of Hawaiian shirts varies greatly from brand to brand.
If you’re looking for a gift for that special someone who has nearly everything, consider buying them a Hawaiian shirt with a fun print design such as a hula girl posed in a mid-motion dance move. Now, be prepared for some folks to think this as being the epitome of “cheesy”, but don’t let that influence your decision. The Hawaiian shirt has a long tradition and can be a very attractive item of clothing when worn in the right setting.
Hula girl Hawaiian shirt:
Hula girl Hawaiian shirt pictured: Exclusive Hawaiian Hula Girl Aloha Shirt by WinnieFashion. Color: red. Available through Amazon.com
During the cold winter months, you may want to turn the heat up in your household by adding sun drenched tropical Hawaiian valances to your window dressings. Now, of course this won’t actually warm up your house, but it may boost your spirits a little by having various Hawaiian scenes to say aloha to each day. Hawaii-themed fabric, whether for valances or anything else, are usually multicolored.
Hawaiian valances example. Pictured:
Palm Tree Valance by All Seasons Bedding.