Tested & Approved: The Best White Tees That Aren’t See-Through At All

Photo: Courtesy of Gap.
There’s nothing easier to throw on for summer days than a classic white T-shirt. Though there seems to be a different white tee for every person and situation (seriously, there are a lot), there's one group of people out there who really only want one thing in their white shirts: opacity. When I’m shopping these days, it feels like many retailers only offer semi-sheer options that double as beach cover-ups, in blissful disregard for the fact that some of us are looking for something a little more substantial. Call me conservative, but I’ve never been truly comfortable with showing off my lingerie in public, or rocking diaphanous tees that reveal more than they conceal.

In pursuit of stylish, full-coverage white tees that I (and you!) can embrace this season, I spent hours at the mall trying on T-shirts and rejecting any of the too-transparent fabrics. Click through to see the styles that made the cut.

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This cotton-linen blend fabric feels great and is surprisingly opaque!

J.Crew Ballet Cap-Sleeve T-shirt, $29.50, available at J.Crew.
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The wide neckline makes this a stylish choice.

AllSaints Stam T-shirt, $45, available at AllSaints.
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Gotta love an under-$30 price.

Ann Taylor Cotton Scoopneck Tee, $24.50, available at Ann Taylor.
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Sometimes a simple, classic cut is just what you’re looking for.

Scotch & Soda Round Neck T-shirt, $49, available at Scotch & Soda.
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You’ll want to live in this super-soft tee.

Wilfred Free Divina T-shirt, $40, available at Aritzia.
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A price you can't really beat.

Gap Modern Crew Tee, $9.99, available at Gap.
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It’s a win when you can secretly wear your favorite black bra, even under a white top.

Totokaelo Clyde Asymmetric Tee, $88, available at Totokaelo.
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The stripe detail on the sleeves gives this non see-thru tee a vintage feel.

Alternative Apparel Fifty Yardliner Vintage Sport French Terry T-Shirt, $48, available at Alternative Apparel.
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This time of year calls for a long-sleeve variation.

Topshop Long Sleeve Nibbled T-Shirt, $32, available at Topshop.
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You'll never look sloppy in this polished jersey option.

H&M Jersey T-Shirt, $12.99, available at H&M.

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