7 Ways to Style a Classic White T-shirt

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

The classic white T-shirt has been a staple clothing item for quite some time now. Look up any list of wardrobe must-haves and the white tee is bound to make the list. It really is just a basic clothing item but has proven to be one of the most versatile pieces of clothing ever. The power of a classic white Tee is in its simplicity. It can be dressed up, dressed down and used to make a statement. More often than not, it’s blank bare nature says more about a person’s style than any other clothing item they have on. In pop culture, the classic white t-shirt has graced the world of high fashion, hip-hop, movie stars alike for many decades. 

ways to style a classic white t-shirt
Madonna in the early 1990s/Image source: Vogue
7 ways to style a classic white t-shirt
Salt N’ Pepper 1995 /Image source: Vogue

The collage and pictures above show Beyonce in 2009, Madonna in the early 1990s, Kathy Ireland in 1983 and Salt N’ Pepper in 1995. They are all spotting the white t-shirt in three different decades. Its timelessness is self-evident.

So we’ve established that the white t-shirt is timeless and will always be in style. In addition, it’s also really cheap. You can get one for V-neck Fruit of the Loom for less than $5   or a Crew neck one for $5 and they’ll go a long way. Now let’s talk about ways you can style your white tee and work it into your current style for an effortless, airy, and sexy look.

With Blue Jeans

This goes without saying but you can’t really go wrong with a pair of jeans and a white tee. Throw it on with a pair of boots in the cooler months or gladiator sandals or ballet flats in the summer. When in doubt this is the way to go because you really can’t go wrong with this get-up.

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

With a Long skirt

The white t-shirt is like a shape-shifting-all-blending piece of clothing so you can throw it on pretty much any kind of skirt including a long pleated skirt for an urban chic inspired look.

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

With a Short skirt

Same goes for short skirts. It could end up really dressy and make you look like you have your shit together.
ways to style a classic white t-shirt

Put a blazer on it

The blazer has the magic of elevating any outfit. A white, black or bold colored blazer will do because “white t-shirt don’t care”. You can also take it a step further and wear a full on suit ensemble for the office or a corporate event.

7 ways to style a classic white t-shirt

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

With flared pants

This look gives off a sophisticated and fashionable vibe and you don’t even have to put much thought into it.

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

With a dress

This look has been trending for a while now and I personally find it hard to pull it off. However, when I see people in it, they always look so perfectly put together and beautiful. Perhaps you can pull it off too

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

With Prints

Well if there’s something you don’t have to think through, it’s the fact that white t-shirt will be perfect with any kind of print and in any form. Be it floral, stripes or even pineapples, It’ll make your prints pop.

ways to style a classic white t-shirt

 

Do you have a white T-shirt and do you have any other ideas on how to style them? share below.

Images via: whowhatwear and Pinterest

 


Jiji Majiri Ugboma

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Jiji is a writer and self-acclaimed creative enthusiast. Her writing can be best described as heartfelt creative non-fiction. She writes opinion essays on social issues, current affairs, and her on-going quarter-life crisis. She has an MBA degree, a knack for entrepreneurship, and a love for Coffee and Chocolate desserts. She is also the editor of this site.