The All-Time Best White T-Shirts

It is probably the most simple item of clothing you own and yet it’s also one of the most versatile—it’s the white tee. You can pair it with everything from a ball skirt to your favorite denim cutoffs and a mind-boggling number of things in between (if only your boyfriend was this amenable). In honor of the fashion girl’s most valuable sidekick, we’ve rounded up the best styles on the market—in case you have space for just. one. more.

Favorite white tee lost its luster? Simply add a gentle whitening bleach to your all-white laundry load.

Photo: Vanessa Jackman

Just the right opacity to allow a black bra to peek through without looking garish.

Perfect for girls with large busts.

Layer over a slip skirt for a soft-yet-polished result.

This quintessential version pairs with everything from tailored suits to voluminous ball skirts.

Looks great tucked into leather pants for a rocker-chic vibe.

This multi-tasking style features a ladylike neckline, dolman sleeves and a slim waist.

Ideal for anyone who wants a little extra upper-arm coverage.

Nail the downtown, boyfriend look in this relaxed style.

Great for wearing over a bathing suit or denim shorts.

This cashmere style is luxe enough for evening events.