It's nearly impossible to overlook the necessity of a great T-shirt. Whether paired with your oldest (and coolest) beat-up jeans or a frothy skirt, this classic staple is something we simply can't live without. That said, it's all too easy to accumulate a collection of bland tees that eventually don't even make it out of the gym, let alone your apartment. With that in mind, we set out to restore the glory of the Cool T and found 14 stand-out specimens that will function as the focal point of any outfit.
Above, from left: Rachel Comey Ruffle Tee, $170 (was $340), available at Opening Ceremony; Rag & Bone Smith Silk Tee, $275, available at La Garçonne.
Above, from left: David David Silk Tee, about $314, available at Colette; Surface To Air Crystal Tee, about $31, available at Surface to Air.
Above, from left: Wood Wood Seni Tee, $70 (was $145), available at Gargyle; T by Alexander Wang Basic Pocket Tee, $80, available at Opening Ceremony.