*In this late-night feature – which will run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*
Lynn requested a few picks for tailored white tees that aren’t transparent or incredibly long in the torso, so here we go:
Bella 1×1 Baby Rib Scoop Neck – was $16, now $9.99
Bella Brand has become my go-to since I swore off American Apparel, and their wares are cheaper and just about equal in quality. In my experience, baby rib tees are both more fitted and thicker than “jersey” tees, so this cap sleeve model should be a good bet. Bella does cut their tees a bit long, though, so it may disappoint Lynn on that front. Available in sizes S – XXL, fit is snug so size up one size. (Also see Bella’s crew and v neck options.)
Banana Republic Timeless crewneck tee – was $20, now $17.99
Online reviews of this tee vary, but I know that Deja has had great luck with BR tees and I have, too. These tees also run a bit long, but this style (and most others) are available in petite sizes, which will be shorter in the torso. Available in sizes XS – XL. (Also see the Timeless V Neck.)
Karen Scott Short Sleeve V-Neck – was $19.98, now $9.98
This style appears to be a bit boxier than the other two, but shorter in overall length. It features a flattering v neckline that doesn’t dip too low, and gets the thumbs up from reviewers. Available in sizes S – L. (XL available in other colors, also see petite version.)
Other not-currently-on-sale resources for tailored white tees:
- Athleta – Tees designed for workout wear are likely to be both fitted and opaque, and I’m a big fan of Athleta’s quality and design overall. This style isn’t available in white, but is such a fresh, fun take on a basic tee.
- Nordstrom – Loads of options, but choose carefully. This tee looks fitted, fairly short, and opaque.
- And, of course, THRIFT STORES! If you want to stock up on several at a time, thrifting probably won’t work. But since thrift stores have a variety of sizes and styles spanning years of design, you’re likely to find a few white tees that work. (thethriftshopper.com can help you locate stores near you.)
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