With the advent of the continuous change in the office cultures in this work from the home era, many people are following the global acceptance of more casual work clothing. So long itchy Oxfords and heavy navy suits, as we are entering a new era of plain white tees.
Often neglected and underlooked, this wardrobe staple is versatile enough that you can create multiple looks with just a few pieces on hand. Basic white tees are like a blank canvas that you can put on almost anything whether you are dressing up or dressing down, all you need is a few tweaks and you are good.
This quintessential piece can be used for both style and comfort. Make sure though that you are investing in a piece with the right fit and high durability that will last longer in your wardrobe. In this Singapore news, we listed some of the brands that are offering their own version of the humble white tee.
Kydra is known for its athleisure and streetwear, and its pieces are both stylish and practical. Their Cross Back Tee has a relaxed fit and can be paired with your favorite pants or leggings.
Hong Kong brand Grana is offering products that are high in quality straight from manufacturing to their stores. Their Supima Crew Neck Pocket Tee is designed using American Supima cotton. This product is not just environment-friendly but also very sustainable and comfortable.
Cos is a well-known fashion retailer brand based in London. They offer a variety of staples that are functional and have premium quality. Their Slim-Fit T-Shirt is made out of 100 percent organic cotton that you can pair it with a cardigan or a jacket in colder months.
Local fashion brand Love Bonito offers chic and versatile basics that will surely last for a very long time. One of the bestsellers is their Morlie Classic Crew Neck Tee that is made with 100 percent cotton and has a snug fit and a stretchable feel when being worn.
Their Organic Cotton Crew is made from Indian organic cotton and this local label is aiming for more transparent marketing in which they have shown where and how their products are made. Source Collection offers a tee with a snug fit, shorter sleeves, wider neckline, and a comfortable feel.
American brand Everlane is known for its modern pieces that are comfortable, lightweight, and easy to clean. The Organic Cotton Crew has a classic crew neck with clean lines and a comfortable inner surface. As a part of their Uniform collection, this product is tested to last longer despite heavy usage.
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For those who are a fan of a looser fit, the S/S Chase T-Shirt is right for you. Embroidered with the brand’s motif, this basic is perfect for casual everyday use.
Local brand Sifr prides itself by collaborating closely with their suppliers, as a result, are products that are carefully made with the comfort of the consumers in mind. The Premium Pima Beanstalk Crew is made of 100 percent Supima cotton, and it is perfect for taller males.
When it comes to building a sustainable and timeless capsule wardrobe, nothing can beat the Japanese fast-fashion retailer brand Uniqlo. Cutting advertising costs to use in perfecting the innovative fabric technology like Airism and HeatTech to ensure premium quality and long-lasting products at an affordable price.
The brand collaborated with Parisian designer Christophe Lemaire to create their U Crew collection. Their white U Crew Neck Short Sleeve T-Shirt has a balanced fit with a durable fabric that can be worn by both men and women.
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