Now, Hawaiian shirts—once scorned as what suburban dads might wear on vacation to Disney World—are suddenly cool as hell and enjoying a bonafide resurgence. As they say the shorter the sleeves, the louder the print--and the bigger the splash you'll make.
The revived tropical shirt trend was initially spurred by--who else?--hipsters. Their indefatigable search for cost-efficient and purposefully kitschy clothing led them to rediscover the classic vacation shirt and its breezy, nonchalant charms.
But these loud-and-proud beauties have since been embraced by all manner of legit fashion brands, including top-shelf names like Ralph Lauren and Ted Baker, as well as bro-centric up-and-comers like Kenny Flowers (Yes, that's definitely a reference to Eastbound & Down hero Kenny Powers).
Above, check out our slideshow of the 14 best tropical print shirts to cop this summer.