style & substance –  the great WHITE T

 A great all around basic.

Chriselle Lim, via The Chriselle Factor

Glam it up a little with a tulle skirt! Chriselle Lim, via The Chriselle Factor

It doesn’t get cooler than wearing a simple white T-shirt and most people own at least a few of these closet classics.

Not only is the T endlessly versatile and effortlessly wearable, but it also happens to be super comfy and available at every possible price point.

Let your tee stand in for your go-to button-up the next time you wear a pantsuit. Natalie Suarez, via Natalie Off Duty

Let your tee stand in for your go-to button-up the next time you wear a pantsuit.
Natalie Suarez, via Natalie Off Duty

Tuck it into a pair of white jeans—wide-leg, boyfriend, skinny or otherwise—for a super-sleek look that fakes the effect of a jumpsuit. Emily Schuman, via Cupcakes & Cashmere  

Tuck it into a pair of white jeans—wide-leg, boyfriend, skinny or otherwise—for a super-sleek look that fakes the effect of a jumpsuit. Emily Schuman, via Cupcakes & Cashmere

Knot the hem of your tee for an abbreviated top with major throwback appeal. Karla Deras, via Karla's Closet

Knot the hem of your tee for an abbreviated top with major throwback appeal.
Karla Deras, via Karla’s Closet

There’s nothing wrong with wearing Hanes but if you’re looking for something more luxe, then The Row’s got a tissue-thin version you’re guaranteed to love but it will set you back a few hundred. They’re useful all year long.  In winter wear one as a layering piece under something like a flannel shirt which you can remove if it gets too warm.

Dial down the formality of a precious jacket—beaded, fringe-trimmed or otherwise embellished—with your casual tee. Julie Sariñara, via Sincerely Jules  

Dial down the formality of a precious jacket—beaded, fringe-trimmed or otherwise embellished—with your casual tee.
Julie Sariñara, via Sincerely Jules

When paired with a tucked-in white tee, sequins suddenly feel far more wearable. Leandra Medine, via Instagram/@manrepeller

When paired with a tucked-in white tee, sequins suddenly feel far more wearable.
Leandra Medine, via Instagram/@manrepeller

Whiteout! Make your tee part of a completely monochromatic look—and prepare to be mistaken for a fashion editor. Camille Charrière, via Camille Over the Rainbow

Whiteout! Make your tee part of a completely monochromatic look—and prepare to be mistaken for a fashion editor.  Camille Charrière, via Camille Over the Rainbow

Now that it’s officially spring—and with summer on the horizon­—the white tee is more important than ever. It’s the perfect complement to your favorite cutoffs, sure, but it can also anchor a playful print or be repurposed as an of-the-moment crop top. Looking for some fun, fresh ways to wear your favorite white T-shirt this season? Here are some T-based looks that are sure to inspire you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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