It’s time to shop for summer essentials. Spice up your summer T-shirt collection with our picks for the cutest tees we can find along with fun accessories to match.
Pink pocket tee
Brighten up your summer wardrobe in an instant with the help of this bold pink pocket tee with a cute high-low hem and a scoop neck (amrag.com, $78). We love the versatility of this T-shirt (wear it with denim, wear it with basic black) and can’t get enough of the fun, fresh hue.
Pair with: Black floppy straw hat (usa.frenchconnection.com, $58).
Linen V-neck tee
Aside from how ultra-comfy this gray shirt is, what we love most about it is how well it keeps its shape, thanks to the linen (madewell.com, $45). The relaxed fit is balanced nicely by the stylish heathered finish on the gray fabric.
Pair with: Long chain heart pendant necklace (urbanoutfitters.com, $24).
Lavender knot tee
Easily give any summer outfit a feminine twist when you add this pretty lavender-hued T-shirt into the mix (modcloth.com, $28). An otherwise plain shirt is given a stylish boost thanks to a gathered twist knot at the neck, which adds a subtle touch of something extra.
Pair with: Floral laminate tote bag (us.accessorize.com, $53).
Metallic dot print tee
This easy-wearing jersey T-shirt in metallic gray would have been just fine on its own — we love the relaxed fit and scoop neck — but it gets taken up a notch with the addition of eye-catching blue and white dots (gap.com, $30).
Pair with: Tory Burch double wrap logo stud bracelet (toryburch.com, $95).
Summer is a season that calls for bolder colors and you definitely get them with this stylish striped tee featuring various shades of pink, blue and lavender (net-a-porter.com, $64). Pair the soft slub T-shirt with skinny ankle-length jeans in white or dark blue and your favorite flats.
Pair with: Calvin Klein white leather hobo (zappos.com, $198).
Muscle tees aren’t just for bulky, muscled dudes. This one, from T by Alexander Wang, offers a flattering fit in a fabulous shade of purple (shopzoeonline.com, $78). Wear this get-noticed tee tucked into high-waisted shorts or over skinny jeans topped with a boyfriend blazer.
Pair with: Straw fedora (2bstores.com, $13).
Vintage cotton tee
The first thing that caught our eye with this must-have tee was the summer-ready minty-green hue, but what sealed the deal was the vintage-inspired worn-in feel for maximum hot weather comfort (jcrew.com $38).
Pair with: Michael Kors aviator sunglasses (nordstrom.com, $99).
Black and red tee
Striped tees are a summer wardrobe must and you can never really have enough, which is why we had to include a second one on our list. This one, in bold black and red with cute cap sleeves, is made from silk for an elegant twist (madewell.com, $90).
Pair with: Chevron tribal drop earrings (pinkmascara.com, $70).
Coral cropped tee
Embrace a 1980s vibe when you create a summer outfit around this coral cropped tee with roll back sleeves (topshop.com, $20). Pair this throwback from decades past with high-waisted printed shorts and strappy platform sandals.
Pair with: Geometric stretch bracelet in turquoise (bloomingdales.com, $48).
Puff print tee
A plain red T-shirt gets a subtle upgrade thanks to pretty puff detailing, a feature that adds delicate lace-like texture (dorothyperkins.com, $28). Wear this cute tee with anything from pencil skirts to jeans to trousers.
Pair with: Kenneth Cole wedge espadrille (kennethcole.com, $60).
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