STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Basic T-shirt, Not So Basic Style

Style Advice of the Week

We all have those times when we need to wear a standard T-shirt for something. Whether we’re a member of a specific group, going on a trip for an organization or maybe work somewhere with a standard uniform T-shirt, we’ve all surrendered to the “Well, I guess I just won’t look that cute today” feeling when having to wear a certain T-shirt.

I’m here to tell you that, despite what you may believe, there are easy ways to make that T-shirt high fashion, chic and really cute. Trust me.

And if you don’t trust me, just look at how this Fashionista styled her Gainesville Fashion Week T-shirt. She was working at a fundraiser for the upcoming Gainesville fashion shows, and I was impressed with how she creatively styled a basic T-shirt.

Her thrifted high-waisted Guess jeans are somehow the perfect balance of trendy and retro with ‘80s and ‘90s vibes extremely present in the outfit. Picking out pieces from a different decade and making them work in a totally modern, high fashion outfit is an enviable skill. This Fashionista knew exactly what she was doing when she got dressed in the morning.

If you’re wondering how to style your T-shirt and make it instantly chic, take some more tips for this Fashionista and choose perfect accessories. Studded flats? Yes, please. Cute bandana turned headband? Absolutely. Try these flats from Shopbob if you’re looking to make a statement with your shoes.

Want some jewelry? Try layering up your look with a sweater or blazer. If you’re feeling especially bold, throw a leather moto jacket on top to really complete the look. This option from ASOS is perfect for any outfit.

Finish off your look with some simple (but always chic) cat-eye eyeliner and you will look appropriate, chic and really fashionable — all while wearing a basic T-shirt.


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