Classic and Basic T-Shirts

How to Find the Perfect Basic Women’s T-Shirt

A basic white t-shirt is one of the most common and versatile pieces in a woman's wardrobe. Whether you wear it under a dress, as a layering piece, or to work out, for many women it is a necessity rather than a luxury.

It also happens to be one of the easiest items to fall in love with at first touch.

This article will offer tips to help you choose the best basic t-shirt for your wardrobe from the team at Arlo Blue.

While there is nothing all that complicated about picking out a white t-shirt, if you have never done it before and are in over your head with options, these pointers should help.

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Choosing the Right T-Shirt

A t-shirt is often referred to as the "workhorse" of the wardrobe, but how can you be sure you're picking out the right one? It's wise to start with some basic criteria to rule out t-shirts that won't fit the bill and to pinpoint those that could become closet staples.

First, it's important to note that plain t-shirts are the most versatile option. If you're on the lookout for basic tees that you can pair with almost anything, you should avoid any bold prints or colors. A print makes the t-shirt a whole lot harder to mix and match, as do colors that aren't normally in your wardrobe. On the other hand, a plain white tee can be paired with just about anything and always look fabulous.

It's not just what you can wear it with that the color can affect, but how versatile your t-shirt is for day-to-day life as well. Opt for basic t-shirts that you can wear to a wide range of different events and in different settings. A quality black t-shirt, for example, can be dressed up or dressed down, taking you from the office to home to a night on the town.

Fabric is another important consideration when choosing your perfect piece. Cotton tees are a fantastic option as they're breathable, helping you stay cool and fresh all day long. They're also known for being incredibly soft and gentle on the skin, as well as having plenty of eco-friendly perks. Avoid any materials that feel as though they could irritate your skin or leave you feeling a little too sweaty.

Women’s T-Shirt Styles and Fits

When choosing a t-shirt, the style and fit are incredibly important. A classic tee can come in a whole variety of looks, and not every style is suited to everybody. To make sure you get a cut you're comfortable with, you first have to consider the aspects of your figure that fill you with confidence. If you have an elegant decolletage, a comfy v neck style is going to be the best way to show it off, while curves that you love shouldn't be hidden by a boxy cut but rather shown off with a form-fitting style. Every woman has aspects of their body they love, and your t-shirt should accentuate those, not hide them.

You can do this with color, too. In general, lighter colors accentuate your body and natural figure, while darker colors can be a little more flattering. Consider how confident you are with your upper body before choosing the color of your perfect tee.

You also need to think of how your t-shirt cut will look when styled. For example, the perfect length may vary depending on whether it'll be worn tucked into a high-waisted skirt or left hanging loose. If you have a long torso, a longer-length tee is a must to ensure it fits you correctly, and if you'll be wearing it under a sweater, be careful you choose a neckline that won't stick out. These tiny details can easily be forgotten when shopping but can make all the difference when styling your tee.

Getting the Classic Look with a Basic Tee

In the world of fashion, basic items are articles of clothing best worn with other things. So if you have clothing, shoes or accessories that do not match anything else in your wardrobe – those are not basics.

The way to define 'basic' also has to do with how the piece is constructed. Basic white t-shirts are made of comfortable, durable materials like cotton which will hold their shape and color over time. They also have a flattering fit that accentuates your figure without being overly tight or revealing.

T-Shirt Trends

The basic white tee is back! Over time we've seen the white tee burst onto the fashion scene with frenzied popularity only to fade into the background as maximalist trends left it feeling a little unloved. But, one thing has remained consistent: the world will always have a place for the plain white tee.

Even if it's not always obvious amidst a tirade of bold prints and bright neons, we always return to basic t-shirts. Just look at some of the celebrity faces throughout time who have become notorious for rocking white tees, including James Dean, Marlon Brando, and Kendall Jenner. For both men and women this unisex closet staple has become a favorite of millions throughout the ages and across cultures.

But why do we love these simple, super soft t-shirts so much? That all lies in the simplicity. There's something comforting in donning a crisp, clean white t-shirt and knowing you can pair it with just about anything in your wardrobe. From a leather jacket and a pair of ripped jeans to a floral maxi skirt and sun hat, a white t-shirt really does go with anything.

Not only that but it can be dressed to suit any occasion, too. Working at the office, a meal out with friends, a day in the park or a night on the town - the plain white tee has seen them all. The versatility of this piece means that anyone can wear it, and you can also become anyone you want while you wear it. Wear it layered with a long-sleeve tee for a preppy ensemble, see-through with a slinky bralette for something more daring, or under a blazer for professional chic.

The truth is that you can't go wrong with a great quality white t-shirt. You never regret buying a plain white t-shirt because you know it's never going to become an outdated piece in your wardrobe. It's a timeless style that’s definitely earned its place in fashion's good books, and it’ll be in all of ours for many years to come.

What are Arlo Blue Basic Women's T-Shirts Made of?

Arlo Blue's basic women's t-shirts are made of 100% cotton. This means they are comfortable, easy to maintain and will last you a long time. Our tees are also available in a wide range of sizes (8-18/20) so that you can find one that fits your figure perfectly.

Why Choose Arlo Blue T-Shirts?

There are a few reasons why you should choose our basic white t-shirt. Some of those include:

* It is a go-to item in your wardrobe that will never let you down.

* It is simple and comfortable, thus making it extremely versatile and easy to work with. You can dress it up or keep it casual depending on the occasion. Wear it at home, at school or to a party — this t-shirt is always in style.

* It goes well with jeans, skirts, trousers and shorts. You can even wear it as a swimsuit cover-up! The possibilities are endless and it will never leave you feeling uncomfortable or awkward.

It is important to choose a basic white t-shirt that not only looks good, but also feels great on your skin and lasts for years. Arlo Blue has put together a selection of high quality 100% cotton basic women's t-shirts that will fit you perfectly and help you look the part in any ensemble!

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