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SS39278 / SUN SURF SPECIAL EDITION HAWAIIAN SHIRT “ALOHA UNIVERSAL WORLD”

SS39278 / SUN SURF SPECIAL EDITION HAWAIIAN SHIRT “ALOHA UNIVERSAL WORLD”

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TITLE: “ALOHA UNIVERSAL WORLD”
ORIGINAL BRAND NAME: PALI HAWAIIAN STYLE
ESTIMATED MANUFACTURING DATES: MID 1950s
FABRIC: RAYON KABE CREPE
PRINTING METHOD: OVER PRINTING
PRINTING PATTERN: ALLOVER PATTERN

Product Details

In the 1930s, Matson Line began operating a regular route between San Francisco and Honolulu. The cover of the menus used in the luxurious restaurants aboard their ships became a design motif. The covers were designed by Eugene Savage, a prominent designer of the time. Based on his works, sketches were drawn and printed in Kyoto, showcasing the high craftsmanship of Japanese artisans. This design is one of the pieces that exemplify the excellence of their skills, and it is highly valued from both design and printing technique perspectives, garnering strong support from collectors.

When discussing the history of Aloha shirts, the keyword "Japanese-made fabric" is indispensable. The person directly involved in their production and establishing the distribution route from Japan to Hawaii and the mainland USA was Isamu Takabuki. Utilizing his dual citizenship, he traveled between Hawaii and Japan. Immediately after the war, he purchased and renovated an old school building in Kyoto, founding a fabric printing factory, Aloha Trading. He then established Victory Import, a trading company in Hawaii, and its subsidiary Pacific Trading in Osaka, exporting printed fabrics from Japan to Hawaii. One of the brands that Victory Import promoted at the time was Paris Hawaiian Style.

SUN SURF SPECIAL EDITION
Aloha shirt - the garment that symbolizes the paradise called Hawaii. However, its origin has much to do with the Japanese immigrants to the islands, and thus the shirt designs range from tropical patterns to that of oriental. In the mid-20th century, when Hawaii became a popular tourism cite, Aloha shirts were in great demand as a souvenir. With this background did the designs become even more diverse, some of which still appear to this day as incredibly rare vintage. “Sun Surf Special Edition” has a high regard for these textile designers of the time, and it is dedicated to creating complete replicas of such exquisite vintage, by precisely mirroring such features as the multicolor and impressive patterns or the various use of fine details, many of which have tended to be lost over time.

Size Chart

Size(CM)/ Shoulder Width / Body Width / Body Length / Sleeve Length

S / 43.5cm / 52cm / 64cm / 20.5cm
M / 47cm / 56cm / 67.5cm / 21.5cm
L / 49cm / 57cm / 69cm / 22.5cm
XL / 51.5cm / 61cm / 71cm / 23cm
XXL / 55cm / 63cm / 73cm / 23.5cm

Size(Inch)/Shoulder Width / Body Width / Body Length / Sleeve Length

S / 17.1inch / 20.5inch / 25.2inch / 8.1inch
M / 18.5inch / 22.0inch / 26.6inch / 8.5inch
L / 19.3inch / 22.4inch / 27.2inch / 8.9inch
XL / 20.3inch / 24.0inch / 28.0inch / 9.1inch
XXL / 21.7inch / 24.8inch / 28.7inch / 9.3inch


Disclaimer:

・Please be aware that the stated measurements may have a natural variance of up to ±2cm (0.8inches) . This is due to the unique characteristics of our material, the manufacturing process, and the finishing method. Take this into account when referring to our size chart.
・To ensure a perfect fit, we strongly recommend referring to our "How We Measure" guide and taking your own measurements at home before making a purchase.
・Keep in mind that the product color as seen on your device may slightly vary from the actual color due to differences in display settings and environmental factors.å

About Shipping & Return

Processing Time:

Orders are typically shipped within 1-3 business days.

 

Shipping Fees:

  • International: Order total + flat rate of 3,000 yen
  • Domestic (Japan): Order total with free shipping within Japan

Customs Duties:

All customs duties are the responsibility of the customer.

For international orders, the total cost will be the order amount plus any customs duties.
For domestic orders, the total cost will be the order amount plus consumption tax.

 

Shipping Companies

We use either EMS or DHL for our deliveries.

 

Average Delivery Times

  • EMS: The average time required for EMS delivery to the designated destination country or area is typically 2-14 business days​
  • DHL: The average delivery time can vary from 2-14 business days, depending on the specific DHL service used and the destination country​

Please note that these are average times and actual delivery times may vary. We appreciate your understanding.

Returns and Exchanges

  • International: Returns and exchanges are not available for international orders.
  • Domestic (Japan): Returns and exchanges are available for domestic orders. If the return or exchange is due to customer preference, the customer will bear the cost of return shipping. If the return or exchange is due to our error, we will cover the cost of return shipping.

Disclaimer:
Our Shipping & Return Policy are subject to changes

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