Another fashion travesty from the Wall Street Journal. The June 7 “Personal Journal” section features a story about aloha shirts. Most folks know what these are: large, airy, comfortable, always including bright patterns. Tropical, in fact. The classic Hawaii tourist joint Hilo Hattie’s still carries them:
But now we are told the “new, improved” shirts are “slimmer and more modern:”
News flash: Hawai’ians are big. Not “slim,” not “modern.” Big. Aloha shirts are supposed to cover a Hawaiian, not some underfed Wall Street Journal reporter. Even though we at pfpfp support starvation, using Aloha shirts to promote it is a travesty.