10 Upholstery Fabric Tips
Vintage Hawaiian Fabric
Tropical Beach Fashion
Keep It Simple
An aloha shirt speaks for itself, so don't go overboard with styling. They're playful and exotic. Make it the centerpiece of your look. Stick with a pair of neutral pants or just plain jeans. Don't drape yourself in tons of accessories.
Hawaiian Print Your Life
Hawaiian Prints History
Since the 50's Hawaiian Print Aloha Shirts have become popular globally, rooting its place in History.
Although the first Hawaiian shirt was crafted by a Japanese immigrant in the 20s, his idea snowballed through the 30s. That's when the first ad for an aloha shirt was published and people couldn't get enough of the bright and lively prints.
Air travel really took off in the 50s, with the inventions of planes, so did the popularity of Hawaii as Vacation Destination. This brought an influx of visitors to Hawaii and put a spotlight on the Aloha Shirt Hawaiian Prints. Coming from the Retro Atomic Design era, Hawaiian Prints Become widely popular and a favorite among many today.
All things tiki were in style and Hawaiian patterns blossomed in the fashion world. Hawaiian Print Designs can now be found in many industries in Apparel, Upholstery, and Print.
What is Barkcloth?
Our Hawaiian Barkcloth is made from 100% cotton; a heavyweight weave fabric that is primarily used in Rattan creations and used as upholstery fabric. We are proud to be one of the largest suppliers of tropical print upholstery fabric. All patterns are made from original in-house designs.
We pride ourselves in making Hawaiian Upholstery Fabric, our designs are all developed by Trendtex Fabrics, making your favorite Barkcloth Upholstery Fabric Designs.