7 Brilliant Ways to Dress Up a White T-Shirt

We can’t imagine our wardrobe without a crisp white tee that goes with just about everything. Here, seven ways to rethink the most underrated item in your closet.

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With Flared Pants and Slides

Transform your basic tee into a chic getup. 

Get the look: Velvet by Graham & Spencer T-shirt ($68); Iro pants ($265); Tory Burch slides ($358)

With Satin Shorts and a Stylish Hat

It’s totally acceptable to rock a vacation look year-round when you live in paradise.

Get the look: Uniqlo T-shirt ($15); Cuyana hat ($65); Theory shorts ($225)

With a Pencil Skirt and Heeled Booties

A white tee can dress down a fancier skirt and heels. A skirt you might typically reserve for nighttime becomes totally day-appropriate when styled with the short-sleeved staple.

Get the look: Urban Outfitters T-shirt ($18); Thalia Sodi skirt ($50); Vince Camuto heels ($275)

With a Spaghetti-Strap Dress

We’re throwing it back to the ’90s with this look. Plus, it’s the perfect amount of clothing to ensure we stay cool during those warmer fall days. 

Get the look: Wilfred dress ($98); Acne Studios T-shirt ($130)

With Patterned Trousers and Chic Heels

A basic white V-neck is a foolproof anchor for a busy print.

Get the look: James Perse T-shirt ($75); Steve Madden shoes ($90); Free People pants ($148)

With a Denim Skirt

The perfect brunch uniform. Add a statement handbag or a hat to keep things polished. 

Get the look: Kotn T-shirt ($32); Madewell skirt ($85)

With a Blazer

A casual white tee balances this menswear-inspired blazer (and just so happens to be a great way to keep an outfit from looking too “done”).

Get the look: H&M blazer ($50); Reigning Champ T-shirt ($50)

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