Updated: Sep 13
Wondering what size Hawaiian-style shirt you should order? Wonder no more. Here are size charts for both the square-cut shirts from HugePOD and the tailored-fit shirts from InterestPrint. HugePOD is given in both inches and centimeters, while InterestPrint is only in inches for the moment.
The cut and tailoring of the HugePOD Hawaiian shirts, identified on the store as "Lapelled Short-Sleeve" and "Square-Cut Lapelled Short-Sleeve" is roomy, boxy, and square. I'm carrying more weight than I should (ice cream) at 5'7" and 200 lbs. A comfortable t-shirt these days is an XL to a 2XL, depending on the shirt. I ordered 3 of my shirts in 2XL to be on the safe side, but that was not necessary - I would fit XL. To further this roominess/cut-large point, I also ordered a L for our oldest son, Alex, and that almost fits me but is a little too small.
HugePOD's Hawaiian Shirts,
aka Square-Cut Lapelled Short-Sleeve
Item Number: MC0701
Fabric: 95% Polyester 5% Spandex Fabric Weight: 3.2 oz/yd² (110 g/m²) Fabric Thickness: Thin Fabric Stretch: Slight stretch Care Instructions: Regular hand wash; Machine wash (max 40℃ or 105F); Do not bleach; Iron on a low heat; Regular dry cleaning; Tumble dry on low.
InterestPrint's Tailored-Fit Hawaiian Shirts
- 7.30 Oz. - Made from 95% polyester
and 5% spandex,
lightweight and comfortable. - Each panel is cut and sewn together to ensure a flawless graphic.
- Regular fit with short sleeves. Complete with V-neck and side slits.
- Machine wash: cold (max 40℃ or 104℉); non-chlorine; iron with cover; do not tumble dry; let dry out of sunlight.
Recently, InterestPrint synchronized with Wix (my host and provider) , allowing me to offer their tailored-fit Hawaiian Shirt. These are a curvy cut, traditionally described as a women's cut, but I'm not going to use the men/women distinction when referring to these cuts. I'm less interested in traditional ideas about what genders should wear and more interested in talking about how the shirts fit. I have recently ordered one of these for my wife, Lisa (who is quite curvy) and will report back on that fit as soon as possible.
I would like to have sizes larger than 2XL, but that's the limit at InterestPrint at the moment. I will be asking them if they plan to include larger sizes in the future.