5 Days 5 Ways

5 Days, 5 Ways to Wear a White T-Shirt

the casual classic

A white t-shirt transcends fashion trends. It can function as foundation for your outfit, and, just as easily, the statement piece. The idea that a wardrobe could exist without a white tee is almost more elusive than a real-life unicorn.

THE WHITE TEE: JAMES PERSE, $60 

Below, five ways to wear a white t-shirt this summer:

MONDAY

blazer: Lardini, $1,280 (less $$) | pants: Suitsupply, $149 | loafers: Edward Green, $580

watch: Shinola, $750 | sunglasses: Steven Alan, $88 | bag: similar

SG Says: Dress your tee up with suiting separates in desert shades for a relaxed, elevated look.

TUESDAY

windbreaker: similar | chinos: Gant, $94 | sneakers: Vince, $195

cap: Wood Wood, $44| backpack: Fjallraven, $166 | notepad: Appointed, $14

SG Says:  Roll up those chinos, skip the socks, and bare. those. ankles.

 WEDNESDAY

jacket: Whistles, $140 | jeans: Simon Miller, $265 | sneakers: similar

 sunglasses: Ray-ban, $150 | wallet: Paul Smith, $195

fragrance: West Third Brand, $18 | pomade: Baxter of California, $22

SG Says: There’s no greater canvas for statement pieces than dark jeans and a white tee.

THURSDAY

shorts: similar| sweatshirt: (available in blue) Saturdays NYC, $115

boat shoes: Sperry, $85 | watch: Tommy Hilfiger, $163

sunglasses: Garrett Leight, $340 | growler: Filson, $100

tote: Apolis, $98

SG Says: Pair pastels with dark leather for perfect picnic apparel.

FRIDAY

shirt: Norse Projects, $104 | shorts: sold out! (similar) | espadrilles: Brooks Brothers, $58

tote: Everlane, $60 | fragrance: Malin + Goetz, $165

SG Says: Keep the shirt unbuttoned as a substitute for your standard light jacket.

TELL ME:

WHAT’S THE MOST YOU’VE EVER PAID FOR A T-SHIRT (NO JUDGMENT!)?

Want to see more ways to wear your favorite pieces? See 5 ways to wear a crewneck sweatshirt, denim jacket and minimal sneaker.