A plain white shirt is one of the most common clothing pieces found in everyone’s wardrobe. It’s evergreen, simple, and affordable. You’ve probably worn your white shirt everywhere from- yoga, hanging with friends, or running errands. It so autonomous it can be worn on various occasions. A plain white shirt could never be boring as you can experiment with new stylish ways to wear it.

Below are 6 easy ways to re-style your basic t-shirt.

 Casual Everyday Look


Wearing a plain white shirt is ideal for a casual look. Pairing it with ripped denim is one way to make a white t-shirt look effortlessly chic. Team it up with trendy sneakers and a handbag or backpack to complete the look. You can also pair it with a leather jacket for an edgy vibe. If you like a more classic look, opt for a tailored peacoat or duster.


Spring Look

Nothing screams summer more than a white shirt and printed shorts. This organic cotton tee from MANGO is a steal for only $4.99.  To add more style, you can throw on a shrug or denim jacket. This outfit is perfect for the beach or for a casual lunch date.

 Add a cute pair of sandals of your choice. For effortless glamour, tuck your shirt into a midi skirt and put on a pair of ballerinas, a pair of heels or wedges.

Add a cute pair of sandals of your choice. For effortless glamour, tuck your shirt into a midi skirt and put on a pair of ballerinas, a pair of heels or wedges.


Office Look

You can wear your favorite white shirt to the office as well. All you have to do is style it with your fitted trousers or a pencil skirt and tuck your shirt in. We really like this tuxedo shirt from Everlane.


Wear a blazer over it and accessorize it with some earrings, bracelets and a leather bag. Finish off your look with a pair of court shoes.


 Date Night

Did you know it is possible to wear a basic white t-shirt on a date? You can style this look artistically by tucking your shirt into a mini skirt or long maxi.


Put on some accessories to jazz up your outfit, like a statement necklace, chunky rings, metallic pumps or heels.

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Girls Day Out 

If you have plans with your girlies for a day out or brunch, you can wear your white under a dungaree or a slip dress. Put on a pair of combat boots or sandals for a 90’s look.

If you don’t have a slip dress, you can pair your shirt with denim shorts or skirt and style it with a boho scarf. You can also wear your white shirt over a bullet bra and flared pants for a retro look.


Accessorize with a fun necklace, a tote bag and you’re good to go!

Playing With Prints

Black and white go perfectly well with all prints. They maintain a balance even against the loudest prints. White when paired together with printed shorts, skirts or trousers, can create a look for almost every occasion.

Accessorising properly can always do wonders to your outfit. Slip on a pair of your favorite shoes and voila, you will look chic in no time. You can even experiment with what you have in your wardrobe and create your own style.


A single white shirt is extremely versatile and you can create various looks with it. Think of it as your personal white canvas in which to create your own version of chic. The possibilities are endless.

Rebecca Siggers

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Author Bio

white womanRebecca Siggers is an avid reader who enjoys getting lost in the world of books. Holding on to her passion for fitness, she is also caught by the fashion bug. She has been writing for True Corset for some time now. A traveller by heart, she enjoys meeting new people and experiencing new cultures.