Welcome to our series Famous People On, in which we crowdsource the best stuff to buy by turning to the on-the-record favorites of celebrities. This week, we went and found the very best famous-people-endorsed T-shirts: from the vintage and graphic to the cotton versions that come in multipacks. (See also our survey of stylish men and women on the best white T-shirts.)
“This is the most important thing on this list. It’s the perfect tee, it goes with everything, and it’s a slightly heavier weight.” — GQ, November 2010
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“I’ll always have a really good plain T-shirt.”—British Vogue, March 2016
“My favorite thing to wear is: Cactus Plant Flea Market T-shirts. I don’t know where (designer Cynthia Lu) sources the material from but they’re just comfortable.” — WSJ, August 2017
“I wear my own clothes 99.9% of the time; the 0.1% would be Nike trainers, which I love. I like some Comme des Garçons T-shirts, but that’s it.” — WSJ, June 2015
“A staple since high school.” — GQ, July 2015
On her go-to look:
“Jeans and a T-shirt. Period. Jeans and a T-shirt and high heels — that’s my other uniform.” — Harper’s Bazaar, November 2015
“I like white V::Room shirts with a fun hot pink bra underneath. I cut them off and tie them.” — Allure, February 2012
“This T-shirt, which comes from prison deadstock, is handprinted by Amy. She makes all the shirts we wear on tour. These are kind of my secret. I was in a dilemma before this interview — should I tell them about this? Why can’t I just tell them about Cadbury chocolate or something? Amy’s my guide.” — GQ, February 2015
“When I’m not in a fire suit, I wear: James Perse T-shirts. They’re so soft and worn-in. They have a nice fit — tight around the top and shoulders but looser at the bottom.” — WSJ, October 2014
“Funnily, my co-star Dorinda Medley and I discovered this brand around the same time. We’d show up for scenes and we’d both be wearing the same cutout shirts. I’m very particular about T-shirts and tanks. I like either a super-high-end, linen $200 T-shirt (which is ridiculous, and which I do own), or a perfectly broken-in cotton shirt. The LNA cotton is ideal because it’s not tissue-papery, but it’s not totally opaque either. I love that they’re not conventionally shaped either. I love all of it. They’re all ripped up and look a hundred years old, and like you washed them 500 times, so they hang on your body just right. They look like the shirts you had in high school. In fact, I wish I’d had this shirt in high school.” — The Strategist, April 2017
Inès de la Fressange
“Take care of the one you love, and go to bed early. Have nice T-shirts from Save Khaki or Uniqlo.” — The New Potato, March 2017
“Part 1920s meets the ‘90s, and add a Saint James striped T-shirt for good measure. I’m a creature of habit. I like long vintage dresses with biker boots, high waisted jeans with a Saint James tee, and a perhaps a head scarf to control my frizzy red mane.” — Allure, May 2017
“You can just throw these on and wear ‘em with anything — either something casual or some dressy jeans and some fresh slip-on shoes. Personally, I’m a V-neck guy. We had to wear all Nike in college, but in high school I used to wear these Polos under my jersey.” — GQ, February 2012
“T-shirts from The Great.”— InStyle, November 2016
“My zip-up hoodie comes from them, and they also do some great T-shirts.” — The Coveteur, March 2017
“These guys are friends of mine. They just started it, but now it’s becoming like a cult; they’ve even got a secret store. I love that it’s all about cool graphics on hoodies and tees that are so simple, but make you instantly feel right.” — GQ, August 2014
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