aloha shirt


Examples of aloha shirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the trip, male flight attendants sported aloha shirts in the colors of Alaska Airlines: white, light green, and two different shades of blue. Jeremy Lott, Washington Examiner, 4 Jan. 2024 Even his aloha shirt, part of that tourist getup, could potentially be found at a drugstore. Esther Zuckerman, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 Earlier this month, the brand had a one-day sale of aloha shirts, of which 100 percent of the proceeds in-store and online went to support recovery efforts. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 30 Aug. 2023 These frames looked great with a boxy camp collar shirt, ideally something with a fun pattern like an aloha shirt. Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 13 July 2023 Why the aloha shirt as a uniform?, 18 June 2020 One of the chairs is inspired by hibiscus motifs to pay homage to his father-in-law, Alfred Shaheen, credited with popularizing the aloha shirt. Yusra Farzan, Los Angeles Times, 31 Dec. 2022 Sun Surf, an aloha shirt brand under Toyo Enterprise with about 50 years in the game, focuses on reproducing aloha shirts from the 1930s -1950s. Kathleen Benoza, CNN, 30 Aug. 2022 Forty-year-old Asami Seki, also an aloha shirt aficionado, owns an accessory business called 82 of aloha. Kathleen Benoza, CNN, 30 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aloha shirt was in 1936

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“Aloha shirt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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