Flower power

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29.12.2015
Geschreven door Jill Shaw

Around the 60s the flower pattern was extremely populair and it will always be! Of course it's the most perfect match for a tropical environment.

Did you know that, back in the days, surfing was discovered in Polynesia and brought to Hawaii a little later. For the people of Tahiti it wasn't just only a sport, but it also had a religious function. Boards could only be used by the head of a tribe and later also by the royals. They always decorated everything with flowers and wore traditional 'Lei's', the typical flowerchain.

Flower power
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Foto © Jill Shaw
Flower power
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Foto © Jill Shaw
Flower power
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Foto © Jill Shaw
Flower power
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Foto © Jill Shaw

So that's where the whole hype started off. Every brand was using the hibiscus, ivy, Lehua, mokihana, kukui and Kuana'oa flower. Other populair ones were: pineapple and herringbone prints. If you look at the very first prints, you see that flowerprints were the hottest. And they still are!




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