Vintage 1960s Hawaiian Shirt, McInerny Iolani Palace, Size Small

  • $ 95.00
  • Only One Available: In Stock

Cowabunga baby, ride the vintage wave!

Approx. Size: Label Size Large but this shirt is small, please check measurements below.
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: McInerny Honululu, Since, 1850, Iolani Classic
One of a...

Cowabunga baby, ride the vintage wave!

Approx. Size: Label Size Large but this shirt is small, please check measurements below.
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: McInerny Honululu, Since, 1850, Iolani Classic
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Classic Hawaiian collared shirt from the 1960s. Short sleeve. Abstract Polynesian print in green, gold and brown. 5 fabric wrapped buttons plus one smaller at the top with collar loop. Inline breast pocket.

McInerny began opening small boutique-type stores in Waikiki after World War II catering to a booming tourist market. Once one of Honolulu's biggest department stores, McInerny had become a resort retailer fighting to return to profitability in the face of Japanese spending declines that were amplified after 9/11. McInerny permanently closed in 2002. The Iolani exclusive means it was from a shop near Iolani Palace in Honolulu.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Collar: 16" (40.5 cm)
Shoulders: 19.5" (49.5 cm)
Chest: 22.5” (57 cm)
Length – Center Back: 27.5” (70 cm)



 


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Today’s sizes have very little correlation to clothing size labels from past decades.   Over the past 20+ years designers and manufacturers have fed our egos by making standard size numbers smaller and smaller. Back in the 1960s there was no size 0.  The smallest size was a 6. Plus today’s men and women are fitter, taller and have much more muscle tone of than people of earlier eras. Even today‘s undergarments make a difference. Today’s woman isn’t corseted, girdled or wearing a stiff bra. So even the thinnest of people sometimes have trouble with vintage sizing.

 

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