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One tee, three ways: How to wear the classic white t-shirt

Dress it up or dress it down. Here's how to style the classic white tee.

A plain white t-shirt is the most basic item of clothing known to man, but that doesn't mean it's boring. This classic piece can go from day to night and is a wardrobe staple. Here's how to style it in 3 chic new ways.


First, on a glorious spring day why not tuck your basic white tee into a glorious spring skirt? Wear this out shopping on a Saturday afternoon, a fun BBQ, or to Sunday brunch. We picked up this white tee from Club Monaco and added a statement skirt to it. You could dress it up with heels and a blouse but we've dressed it down with sneakers and a denim jacket instead. This look can be super cute and comfy with a skirt, and if the skirt has volume it will be balanced out with a sneaker.


A white t-shirt can be seen as a casual piece on its own, but there are ways to dress it up to make it appropriate for the office. We love nothing more than a simple white tee under a great suit. It can be printed like this one from Banana Republic, or in a bold colour. Even a black suit with a white t-shirt and statement necklace is a fresh cool way to wear your suit to work. Plus guys are wearing t-shirts under blazers to formal events, why can't we?

Night out

This is how to add a little sexy to your plain white tee. It's also the perfect way to dress down your short, tight skirt. We also added a statement necklace and a silver cuff to make a statement with accessories. And finally, we dressed up this ensemble for a night out with a strappy heel.

Resource guide:


Club Monaco


  • Sneakers
  • Skirt
  • Black skirt

Banana Republic

Jenny Bird