Best Hawaiian and printed shirts for men to complete your summer look – Ning Dynasty Web Store

Best Hawaiian and printed shirts for men to complete your summer look by Nick Howells for Evening Standard

Best Hawaiian and printed shirts for men to complete your summer look by Nick Howells for Evening Standard

Ning Traditional Silk shirt

 

 

Best for: modern Chinese hyper-luxury

A Chinese man in Honolulu was responsible for the first Hawaiian shirts, and now almost a century later there’s a Chinese woman in London making incredible printed clothing.

Self-confessed hypebeast Ning Yuan boldly launched Ning in 2021 at the height of Covid and the label – which has already shown at London Fashion Week – oozes desirability. Taking its design cues from international streetwear, ancient Chinese heritage (plus a heady dose of the country’s modern hedonism), the prints are eye-poppingly exquisite.

Beyond the moreish imagery, it’s Ning’s chosen fabric that takes this up a level: luxurious mulberry silk, made by the only producer bearing the Forbidden Palace seal, no less. And if you’re believing the hype, there are some even more wildly delicious pre-order shirt designs dropping as we type…

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