- 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Nili Lotan Irving Linen T-Shirt
Down to drop some $$$? This white linen tee from Nili Lotan is as chic as can be.
Best crew-neck tee
Vince Essential Crew Tee
Create a blank backdrop for a cool necklace with this fitted crew tee from Vince.
Best casual tee
Outerknown Sunny Scoop Neck Tee
For lounging around, slip into this comfy, eco-friendly tee made from 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 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
Frame V-Neck Tee
A casual jersey V-neck from Frame will pair nicely with boyfriend jeans or denim shorts this summer.
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.
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
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.
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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