A Definitive Round-Up Of The Best White T-Shirts

You can't go wrong with a basic tee.
By Blythe Hunter, FLARE
A Definitive Round-Up Of The Best White T-Shirts Finding really good white t-shirts is tough, but not impossible. (Photo: & Other Stories)

A plain white T-shirt is both the most basic piece you can buy and one of the hardest item to shop for. In theory, it's a throw-on-and-go staple that makes putting outfits together easier. The truth? Finding one that fits like a dream can be a nightmare.

Keeping it clean is a huge task, too. Washing with other whites is ideal, but the bare minimum piece of advice is: Never wash your white T-shirt with dark clothes, especially ones that haven’t been washed before. (They’ll have excess dye that will run off and stain your pristine tee.) Using a detergent with a brightening agent, not over stuffing the washing machine and occasionally soaking your T-shirt in oxygen bleach are all key to maintaining that glow. Protecting really good white T-shirts pays off—in exchange for a bit of effort and TLC, you’ll get an ultra-versatile piece that pairs well with just about anything, from mom jeans to a power suit.

Below, we've rounded up a few great options to add to your shopping cart.


Dressed up with a statement necklace or paired down with a destroyed pair of denim this straight cut, cotton T-shirt is versatile enough for any occasion.

Cotton T-shirt, $15,

H&M Cotton T-Shirt

Old Navy

This super soft, relaxed fit T-shirt is guaranteed to become a wardrobe staple.

EveryWear Plus-Size Slub-Knit Tee, $20,

Old Navy EveryWear Plus-Size Slub-Knit Tee

Universal Standard

This tee has a flattering stovepipe sleeve and is crafted from premium Peruvian cotton that only gets softer with time.

Tee Rex, $74,

Universal Standard Tee Rex

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