Hawaiian shirts are returning – but ‘people want to think twice’, says expert

Hawaiian shirts are returning – but ‘people want to think twice’, says expert

The Guardian

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Celebrities have been spotted wearing the shirts, but they could be seen as ‘embodiments of the history of American colonization’

The return of the Hawaiian shirt has been celebrated in the style press, as celebrities including Bill Murray, Rihanna and Sophie Turner have been seen to wear them.

But according to Zara Anishanslin, a fellow at the Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton, people should think twice before wearing the garments.

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