A perfect traditional travel shirt for any tropical vacation, beach day, pool day, BBQ or anywhere you want to keep cool in style. Made of 100% high quality linen, which will last a lifetime if properly cared for, and a timeless elegance and craftsmanship that will last for generations. Two pockets on either front panel precisely sit upon the chest. Sewn upon the two intricately pleated wide panels that adorn either side. This short sleeve shirt also features the customary button side slits that can be opened to allow for more breathing room (and space when needed). The classic straight hem fashions a neat appearance, and though worn un-tucked retains its smart appearance. Decorative buttons adorn the fabric crests that meet the pleated panels on top and bottom.
Named after the trendy tourist destination, Punta Cana, where people go to vacation from all around the world, this shirt makes the perfect item to wear for tropical travels. As a matter of fact it is a great shirt for any spring or summer day, when its hot outside and you need to keep cool. Fashioned after the original Guayabera, which was created by a wife for her husband to keep cool in the Cuban fruit fields, the Guayamisa only has two-pockets. The word Guayamisa is a combination of the words “Guayabera” and “camisa” (Spanish for shirt), it can be worn day or night and still conveys the look of formality. Comfortable and cool, it is the shirt of choice for islanders and across the tropical world. You’ve probably even seen Hemingway in a version of this one and Clooney too. It is a classic.
There are shirts that go out of fashion and then again there are purchases you make that will last for future generations. Pure high-quality linen is the most durable fabric and if properly maintained and will last for generations. This is the Guayamisa is perfect if you are looking for a shirt you can wear anywhere. It also makes a great gift for any time of year, particularly Fathers Day. It won’t be easy to choose just one color, you may want to make it your new uniform and have one in each color. After all, there will always be a good reason to stay cool, feel comfortable and look good.
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