I Wear White T-Shirts Constantly—These are My Favorite Outfit Ideas

I don't think it would be an exaggeration to say that my white T-shirts are the most worn items in my entire closet. They're the building blocks of my wardrobe, and I reach for them any time I'm zapped of inspiration. I mean, name a basic that's more useful, versatile, and timeless than a classic white cotton T-shirt. (I'll wait.)

The weird part is that I wear mine constantly yet I struggle to think up new styling tricks, which means that more often than not, I end up repeating the same combination of jeans and a tee over and over again. I have nothing against that combo, but more often than not, I feel lazy if I can't come up with anything new. To combat this outfit fatigue, I keep a folder of all my favorite ideas and reference it when I'm feeling particularly uninspired.

Lately, this folder has been seeing a lot of fresh white T-shirt outfits I plan on copying ASAP (okay, I've copied some of them already), and I felt like the ideas I've amassed are too good not to share. Everyone loves a good white tee; that's a fact. I'm just here to help you put yours to good use. Scroll down to see my favorite white T-shirt–outfits on celebs, fashion girls, and street style stars; then shop pieces to re-create each look.

On Celebrities

Priyanka Chopra white T-shirt outfit

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Priyanka Chopra's outfit proves that a white tee is a perfect base to build off of. Worn with an on-trend pink skirt suit and PVC heels, it's a warm-weather outfit win.

On Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Jennifer Fisher earrings; Dior bag

Bella Hadid white T-shirt outfit

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Here, Bella Hadid schools us in the power of great wardrobe basics. Tailored trousers, a leather blazer, and Converse sneakers all come together to make an easygoing airport look.

On Bella Hadid: Magda Butrym blazer; Dries van Noten pants; Ralph Lauren RL50 Bag ($2750); BY FAR Amber Bag ($715); Converse High-Top Sneakers ($55); Dmy by Dmy Olsen Sunglasses ($130)

There's nothing better than an eye-catching jacket to earn your style points. Right now, I'm really into a leather shirt jacket worn open over jeans and a white tee.

If you, like me, reach for jeans and a tee nearly every day, I highly recommend adding in a chain belt. Throw it on and suddenly your easygoing outfit is a full look.

I love the idea of tying my T-shirt in a knot to show off ;just a bit of midriff. With plaid trousers and old-school oxfords, it's an interesting play on preppy style.

On the Street

white T-shirt outfits

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SZYMON BRZÓSKA/THE STYLE STALKER

This look is proof that just because you're wearing a white T-shirt doesn't mean your outfit is automatically casual. A structured blazer and of-the-moment pleated skirt add sophistication to the wardrobe basic.

white T-shirt outfits

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When I eventually tire of my jeans, I always reach for statement pants, and right now a snakeskin print feels especially fresh. For the colder months, throw a polished coat on over the whole thing to finish it off.

white T-shirt outfits

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Lean into neutral tones by pairing a boxy white tee with beige trousers and statement heels.

white T-shirt outfits

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Blue jeans and a white tee—it doesn't get any more classic than that. To add some dimension to the look, I like to anchor the pieces with coordinating accessories like a leather belt and sleek ankle boots.

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