5 Days, 5 Ways: Black Crewneck Tee
Of course you have a favorite white tee, but have you guys considered investing in a sleek black counterpart? While white is the perfect color to throw on with anything at anytime, black provides all the same ease of wear, but with a little bit more finesse. The best part? It hides stains just a little bit better.
While you may run though a Hanes 3 pack of white tees in no time, I suggest investing in and – and properly caring for – your black tee. Look for a fabric that is thick enough to not be see through, and has a bit of drape in it, like this cotton jersey style below.
THE BLACK TEE: ATM ANTHONY THOMAS MELILLO, $80
A black crewneck tee is the sophisticated take on your basic white tee, especially when upgraded with a jersey material.
Jacket: Gant, $495 | Pants: Gant, $275 | Sneakers: Common Projects, $435
Cap: Whistles, $95 | Backpack: Jack Spade, $298 | Socks: Vans, $15 (for 3)
Wear it well: Pair your weekend staples with your suit for dressed up take on the modern sporty trend.
Jacket: Solid Homme, $415 | Chinos: Everlane, $68
Sneakers: Converse Jack Purcell, $95 | Wallet: Want les Essentiels, $145
Pomade: Hanz de Fuko, $20 | Fragrance: Nasomatto, $185
Wear it well: Let your black tee be the background for a statement souvenir jacket on your next date night.
Shirt: Ps & Qs, $125 | Pants: Outerknown, $75 | Sneakers: Vans, $70
Bag: Filson, $325 | Umbrella: SPRZ NY, $15
Wear it well: Travel in color – it makes it easier to find your things, and for your loved ones to find you!
Windbreaker: Saturdays NYC, $280 | Hoodie: Outerknown, $295
Pants: Sid Mashburn, $195 | Boots: Red Wing, $320 | Glasses: Warby Parker, $95
Watch: Timex, $55 | Notebook: Field Notes, $10
Wear it well: A black tee and rugged boots keep pastels from looking too precious.
Leather Jacket: Schott NYC, $765 | Shirt: Sid Mashburn, $150
Jeans: Wood Wood, $180 | Shoes: Grenson, $380
Sunglasses: Steven Alan, $225 | Wallet: Paul Smith, $175
Wear it well: Dark denim and a smart shoe keep flannel and leather from looking too grunge.
WHAT TEE COULD YOU NEVER LIVE WITHOUT?
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Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Gabi Meyers went from Team SG's first-ever intern to a trusted fashion editor and stylist. She currently lives in Chicago with a very cute dog.