Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Summer Cool...Going Vintaqe Hawaiian!


Photo: American Textile History Museum Special Exhibition, 'Letís Go Hawaiian'

The reputation of the Aloha shirt has come a long way over the years. What was once a colorful (if not gaudy) tourist memento has evolved into a prized art form combining fashion, style and nostalgia. Rhonda Erb gives us some historic background about these "upscale t-shirts" and she interviews Nathan Garrett, a New York collector who owns over 300 of these amazing shirts. Click here to read this fun article.

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