Fashionista Vista: Nothing But My Tee Shirt On

As always, I am thrilled to welcome back Fashionista Vista for another installment. This week, she’s got some great finds for us gals who are looking to casually impress our adoring men. 

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It seems like every time I pick up a fashion magazine with the blurb “What Men Want” emblazoned on the cover (which, let’s face it, is pretty much every glossy mag since the dawn of time), I am once again reminded that those smelly boys love us most when we’re relaxing in just our tee shirts and jeans.   Now, my first thought after reading this – the “just be yourself” of fashion advice – is always…

MALARKEY!

‘Cause the last time my husband’s jaw dropped in reaction to one of my ensembles, I’m pretty sure it was in reaction to something with a little less cotton content.

But, who am I to argue against statistics gathered by the Mensa Members over at Cosmo?  So, while I won’t even attempt to recommend clothing items as personal in fit as jeans, I will bring you a survey of the very best cotton shirts that summer has to offer!  After all, it is the fabric of our lives!

: : CLASSIC : :

Every gal needs an arsenal of tees and tanks she can count on – to hold up wash after wash, to implement for that ever-popular layering look, and to throw on for all those everyday moments in life.  Yep, they’re simple – but pair them with your favorite pair of blues and you’ll look instantly polished and all-American!  Added bonus: when cooler weather comes blowing in, a classic tee shirt is a sweater’s best friend.

GAP Striped Summer T – $9.99

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Old Navy Slub-Knit Puff-Sleeve Tee – $12.50

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Old Navy Women’s Long Layering Tanks – $8.50

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: : FLIRTY : :

Still comfy-cozy, these tees add a dash of sass to the mix – perfect for a homebody date night…  Maybe these instigated all that male-hubbub!

J. Crew Tissue Ruffle V-Neck Tee in Light Flamingo – $32.50***

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***Unabashed Fashion Advice Moment… Personally, this is by far my favorite tee of the year!  Flattering in all sizes and available in a range of colors, I wear this top 24/7 after work and on the weekends.

Anthropologie In-Good-Company Tee – $68.00

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J. Crew Perfect Fit Corsage Scoopneck Tee – $29.50

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: : FUNKY : :

Effortless with an edge: these tops are begging to be taken to outdoor concert, for drinks at the newest patio spot in town, or to a warm weather sporting event!

J.Crew Sunbleached Crinkle Flower Tee in Caspian Blue – $42.50

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GAP Tie-Dye Racerback Tank – $19.50

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Freak Zoo Short Sleeve Tee – $30.00

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There you have it – comfort and style all wrapped up into the quintessential (and man-approved?) fashion staple!  So go forth and swath yourself in cotton!

 And as always, Shop Strong and Walk Tall, Ladies!

 

 

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