I find the guayabera shirt been as dressy as a suit, for certain celebrations.
The guayabera shirts are used in lieu of a suit for destination weddings, Havana nights parties and corporate events. Guayaberas are official government attire in Cuba.
Guayabera shirts and colors.
A white long sleeve guayabera shirt is considered the most formal and traditional of the long sleeve guayabera shirts.
Guayabera shirts come in many different colors. If you need an authentic guayabera shirt the white color is recommended.
For example some of the shirts known as chacabanas do come with special color accents and modern designs.
The most common colors for the men’s long sleeve guayabera shirts are:
- Light blues
Light tone colors are above all preferred for Caribbean or other hot climates. However many other colors are also very popular.
Guayabera Shirts Sizes
When choosing your size on a guayabera its important to take into account this style tends to loose fit.
Loose fit does not means you need to order a size up or down. The best way to market guayaberas is to be as accurate as possible in sizing.
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Always check the website size chart or like in this case at mycubanstore.com we offer a measurement of the shirt when your size is selected.
Guayabera shirts, selecting your fabric type.
Linen is the fabric of choice of traditional guayaberas. Been a natural fabric from the flax plant and its a millennial fabric, in fact the mommies in Egypt are wrapped in linen.
– Why linen Guayaberas?
This fabric has great benefits for hot weather mainly because its fresh light weight and cools easy. Linen is woven together in a way that allows for more air flow than any other fabric. It is moisture absorbency and comfortable.
Linen is less likely to cling to your sky therefore allowing more ventilation and air flow.
Cotton blend guayaberas are very versatile while maintaining the traditional features. This makes the shirts very easy to care for, as they are machine washable and do not wrinkle as the linen.
These cotton blend guayabera shirts are mostly a polyester and cotton blend. Mostly 65% polyester and 35% cotton in a light weight fabric. With these shirts you will find a great variety of colors.
In conclusion if you are looking for a unique color chances are the cotton blend guayabera shirts is were you will find it.