In the 1940s, California was a land of fresh air and freedom, with a spirit of cool that captivated Reynolds (Reyn) McCullough on his journey home to Catalina Island after serving in WWII. Reyn was inspired to explore his natural connection to that easygoing Cali style, at first as a shop clerk at the local men’s shop, then as the owner of Reyn’s Men’s Wear.
When Reyn opened his first shop in Honolulu, he didn’t sell Aloha shirts. The shirts being produced at the time just didn’t meet Reyn and Ruth’s standards for style and construction, and it wasn’t until after a local surfer showed Reyn an inside-out sewing method championed by locals, that the dream took shape.
Balancing Reyn’s eye for design with the classic tailoring of an oxford shirt, Reyn and Ruth created Aloha shirts that lived and breathed ‘Pacific Cool’ across all walks of life.
Made from a sturdy cotton with a lovely off-white base and hickory stripe. Features: •point collar •two flap-chest button though pockets •curved hem •made in Japan
Originally used as a thin sports jacket to wear at the time of gentle rain and drizzle in the 1940’s, but soon became a global hit item by being used...