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15 Perfect Basic T-Shirts for Women

As much as we love trying our hand at the latest trends, sometimes a classic tee is all it takes to create the perfect outfit. From scoop-necks to V-necks and plain white to patterned, we rounded up the best basic tees for women below.

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Best classic white tee

Everlane Organic Cotton Box-Cut Tee

Go for the tried-and-true with this loose-fitting white tee from Everlane. It comes in six colors, so go ahead and pick up a few—they’re currently on sale for only $13 each.

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2

Best vintage-look tee

Madewell Northside Vintage Tee

We love the fitted, rolled-sleeve look of this vintage-inspired Madewell tee (available in six colors), which tucks perfectly into jeans for a casual weekend look.

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3

Best cropped tee

Richer Poorer Pima 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.

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4

Best pocket tee

Alex Mill Slub Pocket Tee

How adorable is the teeny pocket on this fitted top from uniform-clothing brand Alex Mill?

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5

Best designer tee

Nili Lotan Irving Linen T-Shirt

Down to drop some $$$? This white linen tee from Nili Lotan is as chic as can be.

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6

Best crew-neck tee

Vince Essential Crew Tee

Create a blank backdrop for a cool necklace with this fitted crew tee from Vince.

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7

Best casual tee

Outerknown Sunny Scoop Neck Tee

For lounging around, slip into this comfy, eco-friendly tee made from organic cotton.

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8

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.

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9

Best striped tee

Kule The Modern Tee

For a festive summer holiday look, pair this red-and-blue striped T-shirt with your favorite white denim and sandals.

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10

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.

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11

Best V-neck tee

Frame V-Neck Tee

A casual jersey V-neck from Frame will pair nicely with boyfriend jeans or denim shorts this summer.

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12

Best tie-dye tee

Reformation Perfect Vintage Tee

We’re obsessed with the tie-dye trend that’s making a major comeback this season. How to pull it off? Skip the brightly-colored rainbow swirls of your camp days, and opt for this faded pastel look instead.

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13

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.

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14

Best boat-neck tee

Eileen Fisher Boat-Neck Box Top

This boat-neck tee from Eileen Fisher is the perfect blend of elegance and ease. Layer an oversized denim jacket on top and throw your hair into a low bun to dress down the look.

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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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