Traveling in Style

Both the Bon Marche and Rhodes Bros. devoted a corner window display to a Hawaiian theme in late January, 1958. Mannequins are shown against a Diamond Head backdrop dressed in appropriate travel apparel for a journey to the Hawaiian Islands. Travelers were more formally attired in the 1950s than in later years. Women wore hats, dresses and leather handbags. A glimpse of a sign advertises traveling to the Islands via Matson cruise ships rather than flying. The Lurline would provide first class service, air conditioning, a play area and swimming pool.

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