Why a plain white tee is a wardrobe must have!

The answer to “what can I possibly wear with this?”, is usually your trusty plain white t-shirt (P.W.T).

It is without a doubt one of the most versatile pieces you'll ever own. While it can get repetitive, you'll find with a little inspiration, you might actually find that you've totally underestimated your P.W.T.

Your trusty P.W.T allows you to have fun with the rest of your outfit, and adds brightness without being a colour itself. Regardless of the season – the white tee is always fashionable and can be paired with anything.

The coolest part is that it doesn't matter whether you spend $5 or $500 on your chosen white t-shirt, nobody will ever know except you. There are so many awesome ways you can style a white tee, here are a few of our faves and why they work best.

1. Knotted up with high-waisted denim – Aimee Song


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This look is super sexy and when paired with a pair of sneakers, screams Gigi street style. A knotted up shirt is so flattering because it draws attention to your waistline and visually gives a slimming effect! If you're feeling cheeky you can tie it a little tighter and show your mid drift like Aimee has.

2. Half tucked into wide leg pants or a midi skirt ft. sun hat – Tash Oakley


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If there's any look that channels your dream European summer holiday, it's this one. The half-tuck is another waist-slimming technique that is perfect for partnering your white tee with flowy bottoms like wide leg pants or midi skirts. Tash wears her P.W.T with a wide brimmed sun hat and some oversized sunnies which completes this relaxed look perfectly.

3. Under some cute overalls – Shea Marie


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This look can easily bounce between festivals to breakfast dates, and is a cute 90's take on your plain tee. It's fun, flirty and creates the perfect blank canvas for any cute accessories like retro sunnies or layered jewellery.

4. With anything Khaki – Jacey Duprie


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This is the ultimate, holy grail colour combo. It's neutral and versatile, all the while looking luxe AF. Any outfit that mixes white and khaki blends the lines between being uber fabulous and too relaxed to care. Pair a white tee and a khaki trench with shorts and sandals for an easy, comfortable outfit or swap the shorts for a black leather skirt and heels for an effortless night time look during winter. So easy!

5. Under a denim jacket – Jasmine Dowling


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Brisbane beauty Jasmine shows how effortlessly cool a white tee under a denim jacket can truly look. Such a great go-to and a must have for every wardrobe. You can easily add a bold necklace to this look to take it from day-to-night.

As you can see, a little P.W.T can definitely go a long way and is a style staple every girl needs in her wardrobe.

Words: Alex Scoffell

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