The Best Classic and Graphic Tees

May 12, 2023

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I don’t know about your local climate, but North Carolina is warming up!! And as the weather is shifting, my wardrobe is following suit. Enter in all of the classic and graphic tees! I’ve collected a few favorites over the years, but I think my tried and true is something loose, boxy, and always a crewneck. As far as the cut, I either swing between a crop or oversized. There’s not much of an in-between, which must mean something? Anyway, I wanted to show you some of my favorite classic crewneck tees and graphic tees!

My Favorite Classic Tees

T-shirt | Jeans | Sambas

Starting with this Essential Easy Tee that I have in 3 different colors! You can’t beat the price, and I love the casual everyday fit. So comfy and cute.

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Here it is in white!

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This black tee is another favorite and is a step up in quality (and price), but well worth it. Slightly different shorter sleeve, which I also love!

Here are so many more that I’ve worn and tested, along with some I have my eyes on.

Shop Crewneck Tees

1. Oversized T-shirt $9
2. Ribbed Modal-blend T-shirt $12
3. Slub-Knit T-shirt $15
4. Organic Vintage Crewneck $24
5. Essential Easy Tee $25 (Best white tee I own. Have it in gray too!)
6. Striped Jersey T-shirt $25
7. Boxy-Crop Tee $28 (Comes in so many colors!)
8. Organic Cotton Raglan Tee $30 (Never gone wrong with Everlane.)
9. Softfade Cotton Oversized Tee $35
10. Ribbed Shrunken T-Shirt $35
11. Hartley Knit Tee $38
12. Openwork T-shirt $39
13. Linen Roll-cuff Crewneck $42 (Have it in the blue stripe but want to order this one!)
14. Elbow Sleeve T-shirt $49 (So fun for spring and summer.)
15. Almost Friday Tee $52 (My fav easy black tee.)
16. Off My Mind Terry Tee $58

My Favorite Graphic Tees

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Graphic tees can be dangerous territory. There are people out there who might quiz if you wear a shirt sporting a band, team, or place. I’m in the camp of “let’s not gatekeep what people wear,” so go ahead and buy the cute Nashville shirt, even if it’s not your favorite place on earth. My graphic tee collection is small and growing, and I’m definitely snagging a few more from the round-up below.

Shop Graphic Tees

1. Mont-Blanc Oversized T-shirt $12
2. New York Oversized T-shirt $22
3. Long Printed T-shirt $24
4. Graphic Skimming Tee $29
5. Golden Hour SF $30
6. Golden Hour Aspen Skis $32
7. Yellowstone Graphic Tee $34 (Have this in a long sleeve. Abercrombie tees all day–so soft!)
8. Nike T-shirt $35
9. Nashville Graphic Tee $44
10. Pittsburgh Steelers Tee $50
11. Cannes Tee $55
12. Cosmic Heart Graphic Tee $68
13. Birth Month Flower Tee $68 (So fun that you can choose your birth month!)
14. Janis Joplin Poster Tee $88
15. Lili Tee Eagle $100 (Wearing this one on repeat.)
16. Tiger Tee $100

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  1. Olivia J says:

    Love these Graphic Tees! They are one of my favourite things to wear during the summer!

  2. Meghan Campbell says:

    Is the essential easy tee true to size? I’m usually an XS but I’d like it to not be too fitted. Love the fit on you!

  3. Natalie Wells says:

    So helpful! Would love if you did a round up of favorite crewneck sweatshirts!

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