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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It may be super-thin and delicate (wash with care!), but it's still soft, stretchy, and totally not see-through.

J.Crew Perfect T-Shirt, $29.50, available at J.Crew.
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You'll never want to take it off.

Topshop Scoop Nibbld Tee, $15, available at Topshop.
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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, $19.95, available at Gap.
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This double-layer situation means extra opacity.

Allsaints Daisy Tee, $85, available at Allsaints.
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James Perse Featherweight Vintage Tee, $95, available at James Perse.
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Uniqlo Ribbed Short-Sleeve T-Shirt, $9.90, available at Uniqlo.
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Kotn The Easy Crew, $32, available at Kotn.
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Old Navy Luxe Curved-Hem Crew-Neck Tee for Women, $7.97, available at Old Navy.