How to style the plain white tee

James Dean loved it, so did the Diet 7 Up guys. The plain white tee is a wardrobe must-have - here's how to make it interesting.

It's one of the most versatile items in your wardrobe, so why do you never wear it? Or do you wear yours to the gym or as a pyjama top? The plain white tee deserves better than that. Release its untapped potential and realise that by inserting it into your regular wardrobe, you'll have scores more outfits to wear.

It is called the plain white tee for a reason, though. It's a blank canvas for you to add some easy flair. You could wear it every day while still having a unique look. It's all in the styling. Good shoes and statement accessories, scarves and headpieces are key.

We have four ready to go at all times: a round neck, a v neck, an oversize, and a silk. The different necklines will determine the type of jewellery you're wearing and the 'vibe' of your outfit (going boho? Wear the v-neck with long layered necklaces and bangles). 'French tuck' the oversize into your jeans for that off-duty model thing. The silk? Well, that's for special occasions!

The plain white tee will become an integral part of your daily wardrobe. Once you experiment with different looks and styles, it may become part of your personal style identity.

Here are five ideas on how to ways it and how to finally incorporate it into your style routine.

White white jeans

The monochrome look will always be in style. And if you're the type of person who can wear white jeans without having to think long and hard about it, well, fair play to you. Bonus points for the lady above for that incredible loose snake print jacket.

With a skirt with a print


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This is an effortless look for summer, swap the runners for white boots this autumn.

As a shirt alternative

It's the Olsen way.

The V-neck

See how it works with necklace layers? The style of skirt is very current, too.

Date Night


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What a difference a camel coat and some heels can make.

Do you have a million t-shirts that you rarely wear for fashion reasons? Would you now?

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