Some people have a more relaxed fashion style than others. Some seek to simplify their lives, going back to the basics and minimizing their possessions. Others are packing clothes that can be layered and mixed and matched. There is always a good reason to have basic tees in your wardrobe. Not all basics are created equal, however. Some offer so much comfort and style that you could stay in them all day and all night. Here are some of the basic tees that are anything but basic.
Standard Issue Tees come in three color options: white, black, and gray. This crew neck short sleeve tee will never lose its shape. Made of 100% ring spun cotton and processed with garment dye, these basic shirts look great wash after wash. Purchase a single shirt for $30 or buy a three pack for just $75.
The Mercer Tee by John Elliot is a super soft shirt with an eye catching finish and design. The tee is made of 72% cotton and 28% poly. Machine wash and go! The Mercer Tee is available at REVOLVE for $94.
The Kat split back tee by rag & bone/JEAN is a sexy version of the basic tee. This luxuriously soft tee is made with Jersey fabric that is 62% modal, 35% cotton and 3% spandex. The split back detail is alluring. Purchase the Kat split back tee online for $150.
Kotn makes some of the softest feeling shirts available. The Box Cut T-shirt is an update to their original Heavyweight T. This shirt has a drop shoulder and wider sleeve, with a relaxed body fit and reinforced collar. The fabric is 6.5 oz/220 gsm jersey. The Box Cut tee is available in white, sky, navy, black, and crush. Make this t-shirt from Kotn yours for just $38 each.
This lightweight cotton jersey relaxed t-shirt is playfully oversized. The cut ends at mid thigh. Wear this Kotn Oversized Tee as a long t-shirt or as a mini dress. The dropped shoulder and tonal stitching throughout the shirt maintain the relaxed vibe of this basic tee. The shirt length ranges from 32 inches in the x-small size to 34.2 inches in the large size. The Kotn oversized tee shirt for women retails for around $40.
Kieron Hurley founded Les Basics when couldn’t find what he was looking for: basics that were more than basic. His clothing line uses premium fabrics and integrates details that make their basics special. The Dancing Tee is a more laid back look. This shirt is made from slub cotton fabric, and is a bit longer in the back. The comfy, breathable tee is handmade in Bali. The cut off hem adds to the relaxed feel of this basic tee. The Dancing Tee from Les Basics is available in dark gray, tan, white, and white with the black logo, and sells for $38.
This basic tee from Les Basics is so popular that it often sells out on their site. This white tee features a cropped length with long sleeves. Perfect for the beach or any other weekend endeavors, this basic tee creates an effortless look. The one size top is made from 100% knitted cotton. This piece is handmade in Bali and can be purchased for $36.