Tech moguls Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg wore the same basic outfits every day because it helped them make fewer decisions. “A minute more a day using [Steve Jobs’] brainpower to decide which t-shirt to wear is less brainpower he would have to think about his company,” said Medium.
Take it from the greats. For stress-free mornings, it’s always a good idea to go back to the basics. The best part about wearing basic neutral-colored tees is that they go well with everything that’s already in your wardrobe – jeans, slacks, joggers, and even all styles of jackets. Basic outfits aren’t just about style; they help you make life decisions swift and easy. Check out these online stores where you can cop the freshest basic tees.
Manila Meets Los Angeles (MN + LA) Official offers a wide range of tee styles you might want to check out. They’ve got Vintage Tees, Tie Dye, Pique, Boxed, and more. If you’re going for that casual, streetwear vibe, MN+LA has got your back (or your closet). Visit their official website here.
Choose from different styles with basic colors – Honeycomb Regular Fit (P320, made with premium honeycomb cotton), Oversized Tees, (P399), PE Loose Fit (P350), and Basic Pocket Tees (P250). ShutUP Tees is a haven for dudes who like basics in different styles and in a range of neutral colors. Visit their website to check out all their tees.
Memo’s Ultimate Basics Pique Pocket Tee (P499) is perfect for that “casual yet elevated” look. Saturdays out and you don’t know what to wear? Put one of these on – it’s available in Maroon, Navy Blue, Black, Blush, Yellow, and Dark Gray – and you’re good to go. The pocket at the left chest adds a bit of an accent to an otherwise plain (but on point) look.
If it’s the basics we’re talking about, you can never go wrong with Uniqlo pieces. Solid, neutral colors and simple silhouettes can easily be achieved and at an affordable price point too. Their Dry Crew Neck Short Sleeve (P290) comes in a range of colors and woven with quick-drying tech so you’re always feeling cool underneath. There’s also the Airism Cotton Crew Neck T-Shirt (P590) made with anti-wrinkle high-quality cotton yarn and an even better cooling tech.
Patton Studio’s Basic Relaxed T-Shirt (P2,590) can be worn for a casual or dressy look. It’s available in three different solid colors. But if you want a more relaxed looking fit, their Oversized Tee (P1,850) might be the better choice. You can pair both with jeans, joggers, a long-sleeved polo outer – anything, really since it’s a great basic piece.
If plain shirts are a little too, uh, basic for your liking, Penshoppe’s All Over Printed Tee (P499) is the best of both worlds. The solid-colored semi-fit tee is dotted with white and finished off with an embroidered logo. It’s available in Pink, Mustard, Black, Gray, White, and Red.
Straightforward’s Heavyweight Basic Tee (P799) is made with 100% cotton so it’s breathable and long-lasting. In other words, it’s perfect for the warm local climate since it could help cool the wearer’s body. Throw it on over slacks, jeans, shorts, joggers – anything will go well with these solid shirts.
Uncomplicated and stylish – these are just two of the words to describe LFA Projects’ The Classic Tee (P890). You can get it in Slate Blue and Khaki, shirts cut and sewn and made for a relaxed fit. These tees are part of LFA’s first collection so if you liked these, keep your eyes peeled for their future drops.