We all need a break from our basic white T-shirts on occasion, but you can file the fact that the world is full of cheesy graphic tees under “fashion-girl problems.” You may have even worn one of the aforementioned cheesy ones in the past (it’s okay—we don’t judge). But with the plethora of options from brands designing cool, artistic, ironic, and even high-fashion graphic T-shirts these days, there’s no need to ever have to settle on a less-than-stellar one again.
It seems that more than ever, models, fashion insiders, bloggers, and stylish actresses are finding unique ways to wear their graphic tees (see Gigi Hadid and, well, everyone), so finding one worthy of the cool ways in which women style them these days is a tall order. But we consider sleuthing out cool graphic tees to be one of our specialties, so we collected our favorites from a number of retailers to bring you the best of the best, starting at $34.
Shop them all below!
Sometimes the subtler it is, the cooler it is.
L.A. girls are partial to this minimalistic graphic tee, for obvious reasons.
Just like yourself, no doubt.
This exclusive limited-edition tee is currently topping our wish list.
Sometimes you just want to throw it back to the ’90s.
Madewell’s tourist-inspired graphic tee never fails to sell out.
Translation: I don’t care.
This tee has been selling out left and right.
You can’t go wrong with a classic logo.
A little irony goes a long way.
This has vintage appeal in spades.
Fun fact: This was inspired by the “Love Is Strange” lyrics from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack.
David Bowie fans are sure to find this option quite special.
Tuck this into high-waisted cropped denim flares and finish with a pair of white sneakers.
For the space lover in all of us.
Opening Image: Sandra Semburg. Outfit Credit: Ganni T-shirt.