This summer, we're putting our full weight behind the Hawaiian shirt, calling it a classic and imploring you to chock your wardrobe full of 'em.

And that's not just because it's the correct thing to wear while sinking cocktails in a beach bar or firing up the barbecue.

The Hawaiian shirt has a rich history, which needs to be celebrated — in particular, its position as the go-to hot-weather ensemble for stars of stage, screen and music. Here are a few of our hibiscus-flavored favorites — some of which are more timeless than the careers of those wearing them…