Grass-skirts Sentence Examples
No hula event or Hawaiian luau party would be complete without artificial grass skirts.
Real grass skirts can be expensive, and you may end up losing part of your skirt and a bit of privacy if the grass breaks or tears away from the waistband, so an artificial skirt may be just what you are looking for.
Traditionally, hula dancers wore cloth skirts called pu'a, but grass skirts became popular in the late Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries.
Everyone has seen movies and television shows that feature Hawaiian girls doing the hula with their grass skirts swaying to the music.
Today in Hawaii, you can find both cloth and grass skirts used in hula dances and other traditional settings.Advertisement
The length varies according to size of the wearer, though grass skirts for men are typically shorter than those for women.
Artificial raffia is often used to make grass skirts because it is both affordable and durable.
Luaus are popular, which makes it easy to buy grass skirts of all types.
The most popular colors for artificial grass skirts are tan and green, though you can buy brightly-colored skirts in pink, blue, and yellow.
While there are grass skirts made of real palm, they are considerably more expensive than artificial grass skirts, and they may be prone to breakage as the palms become dry and potentially brittle.Advertisement
The more affordable grass skirts are made of artificial raffia, nylon, or even plastic, and they are easy to find.
Hawaiian men actually wore grass skirts during traditional hula dances, but now a grass skirt on a male for Halloween is usually seen as funny or comical.
If you're planning a luau, you can find inflatable palm trees, grass skirts and leis, pineapple-shaped glasses, and matching paper products from the invitations to the tablecloths.
Have your partygoers dress in their most colorful Hawaiian style shirts or grass skirts.
Buy or rent some grass skirts and have everyone come to the party in a brightly colored shirt.Advertisement
A few grass skirts should be on hand for anyone who wants to hula dance.
If going with the Hawaiian theme, fake grass skirts can be bought in party stores year-round.