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In the blazing summer heat, there isn’t anything more effortless than a simple, white T-shirt. And even though we'd never urge you throw away your regular ol' white tee, sometimes an occasion (read: happy hour!) calls for a little more than pure insouciance.
To satisfy your urge for a little more oomph without adding any bulk, we rounded up a dozen not-so-basic T-shirts that are substantial enough to wear to your 9-5, but not so souped-up that you’ll look out of place on your Sunday morning coffee run. These aren’t for the sartorially faint: From a sequined stunner to a leather-sleeved beaut, these not-so-basic tops are changing the jeans-and-tee game for good.