Your favorite basic just got so much better.
Mango Ruffled Sleeve T-Shirt
Tops with statement sleeves are having a major moment this summer, but in the heat and humidity, a structured fabric is the last thing you want to wear. This tee balances the best of both worlds—frilled sleeves and an eye-catching stripe—in a comfortable, breathable fabric.
Also available in grey stripe.
To buy: $34; mango.com.
Raey Darted Cotton T-Shirt
Sometimes all you want is that tried-and-true jeans-and-a-tee outfit. With strategically placed figure-flattering darts, this top turns a casual combo into a polished, tailored look.
To buy: $88; matchesfashion.com.
J. Crew New Linen T-Shirt in Metallic
Metallic gold makes even the simplest of silhouettes feel like a special find. Swap this one in for your standard white v-neck to take any weekend ensemble to the next level. Also available in metallic silver.
To buy: $50; jcrew.com.
Banana Republic Dot Tie-Neck Top
Q: When is a T-shirt absolutely appropriate for the office? A: When it’s done up in silky fabric, complete with a menswear-inspired print and a tie-detail at the neckline.
To buy: $78; bananarepublic.com.
Madewell Marisol Striped Slub Cotton and Linen-Blend Top
An unexpected mint-green hue and of-the-moment tied cuffs offer up a fresh twist on the classic sailor stripe top.
To buy: $50; net-a-porter.com.
Zara T-Shirt With Frilled Sleeves
This versatile piece has cute ruffled sleeves that add just a touch of feminine flair to a pair of boyfriend jeans, but will also look polished when tucked into a white pencil skirt. Also available in three other colors.
To buy: $13; zara.com.
H&M Embroidered T-Shirt
Pretty, embroidered details have been popping up everywhere all season long—super-soft viscose tees are no exception. Also available in white and stripes.
To buy: $18; hm.com.