Style Guide: 5 Ways to Wear Your Favorite T-Shirt
If you're anything like me and love t-shirts, this is gonna be a good read. I grew up in an era where baggy clothes were all the rave: the good old 90's. Yeah, I know, I'm practically a dinosaur by today's standards. That may be true, but there is no denying the popularity of the baggy outfit back in the day. I personally wore baggy jeans, baggy t-shirts, large sweatshirts, backward caps, and of course, a clean pair of sneakers to match the look.
Nowadays, you would be laughed out of the building if you even attempted to rock that kind of ensemble. So, what do you do if you still love t-shirts, but don't want to look like you belong in a bad flashback episode of your favorite tv show? You're going to have to find ways to dress up your t-shirts. Yup, you read that right, we're talking about what to wear with your favorite t-shirt. To "dress up" your t-shirt, you are essentially combining versatile apparel and accessories that someone trapped in the '90s, like me, wouldn't have dared try back then.
Here are a few examples:
1) T-shirt With A Skirt
Yeah, sounds weird, right, but this pairing actually works pretty well together. You can combine your baggy tee with a pencil skirt, sneakers, or even a nice pair of flats. Below, our model is wearing our black, Paralegal Just Sue It Men's T-shirt, matched with a white pencil skirt with black stripes. Who would have thought that you can step out and look this good in a t-shirt? You can wear sneakers or even a cute sandal or wedge heel. Totally your choice, but, they all look good to me.
2) T-shirt With a Long-sleeve Cardigan
This works well together simply because it provides a bit of security for those that may be a little self-conscious. You can cover-up your arms if you feel a bit uneasy about the appearance of unsavory veins, or any unwanted arm-fat jiggling. Our model is also wearing a white skirt with black stripes, but, of the long variety, along with our black BNLS Store Women's T-shirt. Still looks good with a cute wedge heel, flat sneakers, or a comfy sandal.
3) T-shirt with a Blazer or Leather Jacket
This is one of my favorite pairings because I can slip on a blazer, over my t-shirt, and still head to the office. Sure, it's a bit casual, but, the blazer is still on-code with professional attire, as many professions are moving toward a more modern, hipster-style of dress anyway. I wouldn't wear this ensemble to court, but, it's great for general outings, casual meetings, and free-dress Fridays at work. The leather coat is also a great addition to your ensemble. You can wear this with your favorite pair of jeans, sneakers, or even a pair of loafers. Our models are wearing our blue Paralegal Just Sue It Men's Tee, Law Men's Tee, and Notary Seal the Deal Tee.
4) Classic T-shirt Knotted in the Front
You can't go wrong with the knott! Well, it might not work for everyone, but, our model makes it look great! This well-placed knott feminizes any baggy shirt by creating a dainty crop top. I personally like to wear my knott in the back, or to the side, depending on the way the shirt drapes. You can wear this style with a pair of your favorite jeans and a classic pair of sneakers. You can pull off sandals or a wedge as well. Our model is wearing our navy blue BNLS Men's Tee.
5) The Classic Pairing with Jeans and Jean Shorts
Not sure if this classifies as "dressing up" your t-shirt, but, I decided to throw it into this guide anyway. You can't beat a good pair of jeans, no matter if it is a jean short, jean skirt, or a dope pair of form-fitting skinny jeans. T-shirts and jeans are generally the perfect pairings because you can create a look fitting for any type of occasion. Play around with versatile accessories and the right shoes, to complete your look. Our models are wearing jean shorts, skinny jeans, our purple Coffee Time Tee, and our turquoise BNLS Store Women's Tee.
T-shirts can essentially be worn with just about anything because it is a simple garment with endless potential to create dozens of versatile looks. Whether you choose to rock a blazer, skirt, or a cardigan, I hope this simple guide gave you a few ideas to include into your daily wardrobe.