Your beloved, throw-on-and-go graphic T-shirts are about to get all dressed up.
Designers like Raf Simons and Paco Rabanne have renewed style influencers’ interested in this accessible staple, releasing their own luxurious interpretations of it, featuring Jaws-inspired and tie-dyed affirmations. You’ll see them dressed up with printed skirts, sleek trousers, and even pantsuits—high-low looks that can go from work to play.
Whether you prefer to scour Etsy for the best vintage styles or pick up a brand-new one from your favorite store, here are six perfect outfit ideas for how to wear a graphic T-shirts—with a plaid suit, with an animal-print skirt, and other pieces that aren’t your denim cutoffs.
One of our favorite summertime styling ideas is tucking a graphic T-shirt into a laid-back pair neutral trousers. You can wear it to Casual Friday at the office and still feel weekend-ready. Pair with some colorful, barely-there sandals and a mini bag that pops.
With a whimsical statement skirt, a graphic T-shirt is the perfect casual complement to prevent the outfit from looking over-the-top. (Plus, you’ve got to get the cost-per-wear out of that leopard-print skirt.)