There’s nothing more versatile, stylish and flattering than a black t-shirt! It’s so easy to match, black goes with literally any other colour, and it’s perfect if you want to conceal some less flattering areas of your body.
A black t-shirt can help create a mature look, but it’s also excellent for a laid-back outfit. The black colour also works for any hair colour and complexion, and it is suitable for any season.
No wonder guys love it so much!
But if you’re not sold yet or need some advice on how to wear it, here are 5 easy ways to style a black t-shirt for men!
With Chinos or Suit Trousers
Yes, a dress shirt or an Oxford shirt is the usual choice to pair with suit trousers or chinos for the office and any work function.
But it doesn’t have to be! Especially not now when more casual styles have become entirely acceptable for many work settings.
For every day, opt for simple navy or other neutral colour chinos, Oxfords and a blazer.
And for more official occasions, we suggest wearing a black skin fit suit with a black t-shirt and black shoes.
With a Suede, Denim or Bomber Jacket
Nothing beats jacket plus black t-shirt combination. Nothing!
That’s why you’ll never go wrong creating multiple outfits with different jackets for various occasions and weather conditions.
A denim jacket is a perfect choice for the summer or spring (make sure it works well with the colour of your trousers!). You can accessorize with a light scarf, cap or messenger bag.
A bomber jacket and denim trousers will be your trusty friends for cooler weather, and when you want to look a little bit sharper, go for a suede jacket and black slacks.
With your Beloved Jeans
Jeans are and always will be a piece of wardrobe that guys unconditionally love.
Be it skinny jeans or a classic straight model, paired with a high-quality black t-shirt from a great brand like Fresh Clean Tees (get a black v neck pack, and you’ll have your bases covered) will make you feel comfortable and stylish.
If you want to look cool and laid back, pair this combo with leather sneakers; if you want to give the outfit an edge, you can’t go wrong with an addition of a leather jacket and boots.
For more inspiration, google Ryan Gosling or Justin Theroux, the heroes of the black t-shirt and jeans look!
With Summer Shorts
Summer is almost here, so it’s only natural that shorts will often take precedent over chinos or jeans.
Wonderful! You can now create another great outfit pairing your favourite shorts with a black-t-shirt.
We love a slim, put-together look of dress shorts, a black tee and white sneakers. If that’s too polished for you, you can always opt for navy blue or dark denim shorts for a more laid-back vibe.
And if you’re going to a summer garden or boat party (fancy!), don’t forget your boat shoes, espadrilles or canvas sneakers.
We also suggest choosing slimmer t-shirts over wide, oversized style as they create a look that says “I care, but not too much” instead of “I forgot to do my laundry, so I’m wearing my college t-shirt now”.
With Monochrome Colour Blocks
It’s always fun to experiment with different looks, even if you love the classics. Colour blocking is very in this season, so if you’re up for it – try!
Go for bold hues like blue, red or mustard green if that’s you’re vibe or stay in the neutral zone with whites and greys.
White trousers are a natural choice, offering a brighter bottom half that highlights the neatness of your tucked-in top with washed denim or a monochrome jacket for a neat finish.