The Ultimate Wardrobe Essential

It may be #basic but a classic white tee is one of my top wardrobe staples. A white tee can be worn casually with a great pair of jeans, layered under your favorite cardigan or slipdress, or dressed up paired with a mini skirt and over-the-knee boots for a night out. They’re effortless and immediately make way for you to play with accessories or draw attention to a new pair of heels you want to show-off.


When shopping for this classic, look for fabrics that will hold their shape. I look for cotton fabrics that are opaque with flattering sleeves – not too short but not too long {this can be difficult considering I’m 5’0 #shortgirlprobs}. I use The White Detergent and the Fabric Conditioner by The Laundress to help keep them from stretching and becoming yellowed (which happens to white fabrics when over-bleached). Finding the perfect white t-shirt can take a little digging so I wanted to put together a few of my tried and true favorite brands to give you a few ideas.  

For this look, I paired a v-neck style tee with a navy skirt. I was going shopping and to lunch so I wanted to keep it casual yet still feel a little more dressy than jeans. I love wearing skirts, especially since moving to Florida, because it keeps me cool in our {mostly} hot weather. I wore a layered necklace, a couple of bracelets, nude wedges, and a simple navy crossbody clutch bag.


What are your ultimate wardrobe essentials?

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