Name: The classic t-shirt
What it is: The quintessential wardrobe staple, able to blend into the background or make a statement by itself.
Origin: The plain t-shirt dates back to the early 1900’s, when the US Navy who began issuing them as undergarments. It was popularised by Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire and since then it has been ripped, tie-dyed, embellished, printed and cropped.
Styles: Black, white, navy, grey, printed or striped.
Who can wear them: Absolutely anyone – the t-shirt is probably one of the only clothing items that every age, gender and shape can wear.
Warning: Fit is everything. Choose one that is comfortable and flatters your shape.