- 1 Best classic white tee
- 2 Best vintage-look tee
- 3 Best cropped tee
- 4 Best pocket tee
- 5 Best designer tee
- 6 Best crew-neck tee
- 7 Best casual tee
- 8 Best scoop-neck tee
- 9 Best striped tee
- 10 Best ribbed tee
- 11 Best V-neck tee
- 12 Best tie-dye tee
- 13 Best muscle tee
- 14 Best boat-neck tee
- 15 Best tee that gives back
15 Perfect Basic T-Shirts for Travel
As much as we love trying our hand at the latest trends, sometimes a classic tee is all it takes to create the perfect summer outfit—especially when traveling. From scoop-necks to V-necks and plain white to patterned, we rounded up the best basic tees for women below.
Best classic white tee
Everlane Cotton Box-Cut Tee
Go for the tried-and-true with this loose-fitting white tee from Everlane. It comes in four colors and five striped prints, so go ahead and pick up a few—they're affordable at only $18 each.
Best vintage-look tee
Madewell Northside Vintage Tee
We love the fitted, rolled-sleeve look of this vintage-inspired Madewell tee (available in 11 colors), which tucks perfectly into jeans for a casual weekend look.
Best cropped tee
Richer Poorer Boxy Crop Tee
For a modern, youthful take on the tee, go for this boxy cropped T-shirt from Richer Poorer, a brand worshipped for its elevated basics.
Best pocket tee
Alex Mill Slub Pocket Tee
How adorable is the teeny pocket on this fitted top from uniform-clothing brand Alex Mill?
Best designer tee
Saint Laurent Essentials T-Shirt
Down to drop some $$$? This Italian-made white T-shirt from Saint Laurent is as chic as can be, with a subtle "SL" appliqué in the bottom corner.
Best casual tee
Back Beat Rags Vintage Black Hemp V-Neck Tee
For lounging around, slip into this comfy, eco-friendly tee made from hemp and organic cotton.
Best scoop-neck tee
Rag & Bone U-Neck Tee
Show off a little décolletage with this low-scooping tee from edgy NYC label Rag & Bone.
Best striped tee
Reformation Joplin Relaxed Tee
For a festive summer holiday look, pair this red-and-white striped T-shirt with your favorite white denim and sandals.
Best ribbed tee
RE/DONE 90's Ribbed Cap Sleeve Tee
Love the ribbed baby tee style of the '90s? It's back and better than ever in this rendition from RE/DONE.
Best V-neck tee
Madewell Skyline V-Neck Tee
A casual V-neck from Madewell will pair nicely with boyfriend jeans or casual shorts this summer.
Best muscle tee
Current/Elliott The Muscle Tank
Flaunt those muscles you've been toning at the gym all winter with this breezy white tank.
Best boat-neck tee
H&M Boat-Neck T-Shirt
Go Americana with this organic cotton boat-neck tee from H&M. Layer an oversized denim jacket on top and throw your hair into a low bun to complete the laidback look.
Best tee that gives back
Everlane 100% Human Woman Box-Cut Tee
For every purchase of this cute graphic tee, Everlane donates $5 to the ACLU to protect human rights.
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