From Business to Casual: Style a T-shirt 5 Ways

by Kaecolors

I’m here to teach you guys how to style a t-shirt for any occasion. No matter if you’re going out, going to work, staying home, or anything in between, I have a look for you! The beauty of a basic white tee is that it’s basic. It doesn’t matter what brand it is, or where it’s from. Just grab your white tee and you’re good to go.

How to style a t-shirt

Casual cute 

A white shirt with denim has been done - overdone even. So, how do you make it cute? Tuck it in, add a belt and cuff your sleeves for a more put-together look. When it comes to elevating the basics, it’s best just to keep it simple. The final step is to slip on a pair of trusty white converse and you’re ready to go. 

Styling a t-shirt

Rock it for work 

I chose a pair of printed pants for my work look. I figured the simplicity of the shirt would contrast nicely with a busier bottom. However, the real secret in making this outfit business appropriate is in the accessories. I chose a beaded bracelet and a nice watch. Finally, I pulled the outfit together with some nude flats. 

Pro Tip:

Add a jacket for an even more refined look. 

Style a white t-shirt

Sporty look 

The secret to a really sporty look is creating a knot. I’m tying a knot in the middle of my shirt to give me a little more dimension and to make the outfit a little cuter. I’m pairing this outfit with some super casual Nike sneakers and a sports sweater. 

How to style a white t-shirt

Going out 

With a pair of dark jeans on, I’m going to tuck in my white tee to give me a little bit of shape. Next, I’m going to add a simple necklace, some rose gold hoops, and a rocking pair of booties. Finally, I’m going to add a mesh top over my white tee to give the outfit an edgier look. 

Styling a white t-shirt

Looking at all the different ways to style a white t-shirt really shows how versatile one piece of clothing can be. I love being able to get creative with my clothing and hope this tutorial inspired some creativity for you guys as well. 

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Join the conversation
  • Rachel Jonas Rachel Jonas on Jan 20, 2021

    This is why tee shirts are so important!!

  • Amy Hamilton Amy Hamilton on Feb 10, 2021

    I know how to tie T-shirt knots, but the one you did in the middle of the shirt looks perfect! Is there a particular way you tied that? Just last night I took a white t out of the dryer and thought - when will I ever wear this? The answer is soon now, thanks for a fun read !!