Linen Shirts are an ideal choice for any hot and humid weather as it keeps you cooler in any situation. It absorbs the body moisture very well of up to 20% of its own weight without giving you the feeling of being “wet”. It does this better than any other fabric you can imagine. Plus even after you sweat, it will dry fast and odour shall not be a problem. Try this with any dry fit polyester material over a day. You will certainly smell the difference.
People dressed in Linen Shirts feel about 3 degrees cooler than in comparable silk shirts and on top those wearing linen shirts perspire about 1.5 times lesser than those who are dressed on cotton shirts.
The verdict shall be clear. For any hot and humid condition linen shirts are an ideal choice. Not to mention that the linen fibre last a very long time and surviving over 300 washings is not unusual.