With the closet cleaned out and ready for spring it’s time to make a list of what needs replacing.
Whether it is pilled, has a hole, is faded or dingy – white and black tees look best when fresh and they are the first things I go to replace when the season changes.
Need some help sorting out your closet?
Click HERE for a full guide to getting it all done.
Already have a list of what needs replacing?
You’re ahead of most of us out there!
After a quick survey from a panel of Savvy Chicks (my girlfriends) I pulled together a list of tried and true basic tees in the event a few of yours need replacing.
Most votes went to the tees from our friends over at
The Favorite Tank HERE |$18.00 | in 4 colors
The Vintage Tee Collection
Crewneck HERE | V-neck HERE (extra 25% off with code SALELOVE) sale colors HERE (extra 50% off)| Tank HERE sale colors HERE (extra 50%off sale price with code SALELOVE)
Available in a wide range of extended sizes, including PETITE and loads of great colors.
Savvy Chicks say; I am petite and I like them because they fit right and are comfortable.
They fit great!
I buy them in all sizes because they look great fitted and when worn a little loose.
These tees are soft, comfortable and wash well – with a racerback bra my straps stay hidden on the tank style!
Current Promo on now at J Crew: take an extra 25% off thru 3/17/2015 with code SALELOVE
Clockwise from top left; rib daily knit tank, long jersey tank, sheer slub jersey crew neck tee, relaxed v-neck tee HERE |$45.00-$65.00 | Also available at Nordstrom and ShopBop
Savvy Chicks say; they fit great and keep their shape.
They are pricier but they last!
I love their unique color selection.
Rag and Bone
Nordstrom | $80.00 HERE
Neiman Marcus | $95.00 HERE
Savvy Chicks say; I like these because they are thin and loose but not too boxy.
Though a bit pricey, I love that I can dress these tees and tanks up or down and that they are a bit longer and not too tight.
Merona Favorite Tanks | Target | $7.00-$10.00 HERE and HERE racerback style HERE
Savvy Chicks say; I love these in white, just toss them when they get gross!
They fit and are cheap!
The Essential Bra Top Cami | Victoria’s Secret | $14.50 or 3/$33.00 HERE
In 12 colors | XS-XL
Savvy Chicks say; the built in bra provides great support and I find there is little to no pilling.
H & M
(one of my personal faves for the length,wear and price)
Long Jersey Tank | H&M | $5.95 HERE
This is a great thicker tank, I find even in white it is not see thru.
Savvy Chicks say; I love these tanks because they have some length. I like them in black, white and baby pink.
They are cheap and wash well. Great for layering and they cover your bra strap!
ROCK & REPUBLIC
Seamless Tank | Kohls | $26.00 now $14.99 HERE
In white plus 5 neutral colors | XS-XL
Vneck High-Low Hem Tee | Kohls |$30.00 now $21.99 HERE (currently not available in white online)
Savvy Chicks say; I like these v-neck tees because they are not too tight.
Do you have a favorite tee?
One that barely makes it in the closet because if it’s not in the wash you are wearing it?
Let me know, I know we’d all love to hear!
How about tips on keeping those white tees looking fresh and clean?
Do share your secrets!
Please leave a comment down below if you’d like to share.
How I layered my Rag and Bone tank this week? Click HERE
A few other favorites are Vince tee’s for under suiting and for work. They retain their fit for a long time. Alexander Wang (for minimalist white and black tees), Ella Moss, Splendid (I like their stripes), Banana Republic high/low pullovers – though currently not available but great for petites.
Citizens of Humanity “Corey” Slouchy Slim Jeans HERE |$248.00 | Nordstrom
Splendid ‘Telluride” Slides HERE | $88.00 | Anthropologie
James Perse Military Jacket HERE | $325.00 | Farfetch.com
Madewell Striped Transport Bag (SOLDOUT) in solid leather HERE | Madewell
J Crew Vintage Tank
Enjoy this beautiful weekend!
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Hi there Suzanne! Hope all is well. I love your blog – so you! Any chance can you tell me about the pants, jacket and shoes in the picture? Love them! Also, how do you know Anne Milligan? She’s my cousin! xo
Hi Jane! Thanks for stopping by! I just linked up the set on the post so you can now link to all the items. The jeans are Citizens, jacket James Perse and the shoes Splendid. Just go back up to the post and all the links are there now. Thank you for asking!
Great to see you here! Anne is your cousin? XOXO
Carole Hockett says
I have the Lily premier at Target marked on my calendar, so headed over there late this morning. Couldn’t find any Lily. Went to Customer Service to ask what the date of the premier was. They told me “today” but they were sold out! I was told there was a long line outside the store when it opened and everything went quickly. Amazing!
Hi Carole! So sorry you missed it. Every Social Media sight has been fired up with angry customers since last night when the site crashed and no one could check out. I tried to make a purchase at 1:10am and after my cart was hijacked 4 times, I finally made it to the check out part with my credit card and everything to have the site crash -not worth it for a kimono! I threw in the towel after about 45 minutes of trying (at this point I was simply entertained by the fiasco) and went to bed. My daughter and I headed over around 9:30am to find the employees taking down the displays. They claimed in Mountain View they were sold out in 10 minutes and it was mayhem! For fun we drove to San Jose and did find a few items for her – women’s was sold out. We had a fun morning laughing about all the hype so that alone was worth it 🙂 There are rumors that the website may be restocked within 48 hours on a few items but Im not holding my breath. Off to find a white kimono somewhere else!