Basics: Simplified Style With The White T-Shirt

The absolute best picks for
the classic menswear staple


Written by Salvatore Marashi


What makes a t-shirt great?
Maybe it’s one that drapes over your body just right or it’s one that just
feels amazing when you wear it. Maybe it’s a t-shirt that you’ve had forever
and holds with it, years of memories. No matter what it is, it can be near
impossible to find the perfect one. We’re here to help!
When we think of t-shirts, the
iconic white tee immediately comes to mind. To keep things going strong with
our basics series, what could be better than the white t-shirt. Although
chances are that your white tee has been regulated to the role of the
undershirt. A perfect white t-shirt is so much more. It is a staple of casual,
cool everyday wear. All over the world the white t-shirts the uniform of
stylish men. We’ve scoured the internet and our own wardrobes to give you our
picks of the best white t-shirts out there.
Hanes Crew Neck T-Shirt

White Hanes
These are the epitome of the
basic white tee. Sturdy but not heavy, Hanes delivers on a shirt that every guy
can wear.
Buck Mason
White Buck Mason

Many people out there claim
that Buck Mason makes some of the best t-shirts and we’re inclined to agree.
Their beat-up look feels worn in but still looks as it did straight off the
shelf. Those who want a shirt that’s both breathable and substantial, look no
further.
Levis

White Levis
The classic American brand
also makes the classic American tee. It’s impossible not to feel like a classic
movie star in one of their shirts. Even better is that their shirts come with
the same quality and durability as their jeans.
Naked and Famous

White Naked and Famous
One of the coolest jean brands
out there just happens to make some of the best t-shirts too. Their white
t-shirts feel like something a celebrity would wear but come at a reasonable
price point. Made from soft, double spun cotton and weaved in a circular knit,
they’re a cut above. What you end up having is a shirt without unsightly side
and shoulder seams and thick enough that you won’t be subconscious that someone
can see right through it.
Tommy Hilfiger

White Tommy Hilfiger
Want the benefits of a classic
white tee while still bringing some life into it? This Tommy Hilfiger tee with
their all American graphic delivers the goods.
The white t-shirt is a
hallmark of men’s fashion. A great shirt does wonders for your style. These are
just some of the great shirts out there. Good luck finding your perfect tee.
Let us know what your favorite
t-shirt is like and where you shop.
Salvatore Marashi

SOURCE: THE GENTLEMANUAL
Kayode Ojo
Kayode Emmanuel Ojo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at SHEFFA Limited. He is presently studying Computer Science at the National Open University, Victoria Island, Lagos.