If you’re like us, you know that nailing the perfect casual-and-not-trying-too-hard outfit can be a task. A satin top and jeans seems too dressy. And a tank and blazer seems too stuffy. But pairing jeans with a tee takes all the worry out of our days. Here’s where to find six of the best shirts in the city, all of which are worthy of a spot in your closet.

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Best Classic Tee: High-Gauge Deep-V Tee at James Perse

Everyone needs a great basic cotton tee like this one ($85) from James Perse in Highland Park Village. Dress it up with multiple layers of drop necklaces or dress it down with boyfriend jeans and wedges.

James Perse, 40 Highland Park Village; 214-379-2144 or jamesperse.com

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Best Dressy Tee: Linen Metallic Boyfriend Tee at J.Crew

Think loose yet chic with this one from J.Crew ($45). Pair it with denim or layer it under work attire for a bit of shine.

J.Crew, 3700 McKinney Ave.; 214-599-6275 or jcrew.com

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Best Tee with a Funny Phrase: Private Party at Planet Blue

With sayings such as ?Models + Bottles? and ?Locals Only,? Planet Blue has the best selection of Private Party tees (from $52) to suit our every mood.

Planet Blue, 3010 N. Henderson Ave., #100; 972-925-0304 or shopplanetblue.com

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Best Souvenir Tee: Dallas Skyline at Outline the Sky

It’s apparent that Dallas has a stunning skyline (we’re partial to it), so what better way to send a little love from the Big D than with an Outline the Sky tee ($32)? It’s the perfect gift for a homesick native or the hard-to-shop-for person in your life. 

Outline the Sky; outlinethesky.com

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Best Tee for a Good Cause: Good hYOUman Tees at Beka Lane

Generous in size, Good hYOUman tees motivate us to soften our souls on a daily basis. And purchasing this tee ($38) from Dallas-based Beka Lane provides gifts and donations to women battling cancer.

Beka Lane; bekalane.com

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Best Tee for Texans: Mate at The Gypsy Wagon

What could be more Texan than sporting ?Lovesick Blues" ($82) or ?Have a Willie Day? on your tee?

The Gypsy Wagon, 2928 N. Henderson Ave.; 214-370-8010 or the-gypsy-wagon.com

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