6 Ways To Style A Basic Tee

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When it comes to closet staples, nothing beats a basic tee. It’s the one piece that you can always turn to when you want to create a casual outfit for lazy Sunday strolls. But don’t believe for a second that t-shirts are only for lounging around. There are plenty of ways to take a basic tee from “blah” to breathtaking.

T-shirts are a blank-slate basic that can also be dressed up when you want to look stylish without worrying about being overdressed. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to create a minimalist capsule wardrobe or invest in pieces that you’ll wear over and over - you can’t go wrong with a stylish tee. 

Take a look at all the ways you can style this simple wardrobe separate.

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Our Make Your Life Easy Bone White V-neck Top is the perfect example of a versatile tee that will always align with your mood. It’s also made from a super-soft fabric that will keep you comfortable in any situation. The v-neckline and relaxed fit make it a touch more classy than your average basic t-shirt, but its effortless nature allows you to wear it absolutely anywhere. The best thing about this basic tee - the variety of colors!

End Of Summer Fun

Summer is slowly coming to a close, but there are still lots of warm weather activities we haven’t done yet. Breathable fabric makes a basic tee an excellent pick for warm weather days spent in the sun. Add some on-trend shorts and sandals to create a timeless summer outfit that goes anywhere in style. A colorful kimono puts the perfect finishing touch on this breezy, flirty outfit, which is ready for carnivals, fairs, or walks on the beach.

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Casual Fall Outings

As we roll into fall, charming dates like trips to the farmer’s market or strolling through the park are an absolute must. To make sure your tee is ready for a flirty fall date, all you need to do is add lots of cozy layers. Skinny jeans and comfortable heeled boots make for a fall ensemble that will never go out of style. When the weather gets a little more crisp, add a jacket, scarf, or a hat to turn up the volume on your favorite autumn outings.

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Working From Home

With so many people still working remotely, the line between loungewear and business attire is a little bit blurry. Luckily, a basic tee flawlessly bridges the gap between casual and work-from-home corporate. Adding a pair of joggers will keep you comfortable no matter what you have going on. Then, pair your tee with a necklace or earrings so that everything from the waist up is ready for a Zoom call.

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Classy Brunch Dates

On Saturday mornings, you can find us sitting in the sunshine and sipping mimosas with our besties. When you want to look chic without looking like you tried too hard, a basic tee can make it happen. A flirty floral skirt and a pair of heeled boots instantly take this simple top to the next level. Then, add some on-trend accessories for an ensemble that is equal parts cool, classy, and comfortable.

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Chic Nights Out

Now that things are opening back up, happy hour is back on the agenda. But heading out for an evening on the town doesn’t have to mean going over the top. For laidback get-togethers, pair your basic tee with a pair of coated leggings and chic booties. On-trend touches like a moto jacket and a hat will ensure your going-out outfit is anything but basic.

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Fashion-Forward Parties

If you’re headed to a party and you want to keep your look on the cutting-edge of current trends, don’t ditch your tee! Basic tees are a great way to transition your breezy summer dresses into a cool, layered fall look that will get people talking. Wear your tee under a strappy patterned dress for a multidimensional look that is “next” in fashion. Some funky, unexpected accessories will ensure you earn the title of “best dressed woman in the room.”

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