February 5th, 2017
On Trend

Tee Up

Logo, printed, and concert T-shirts are all the rage and I have to wonder if my husband was at the forefront of this revival… I like them best when worn under a suit jacket as in the SS17 Dior show above.

Love, Bees, The Rolling Stones Lips, Elephants, Gucci. Etsy and eBay have tons of tees, too.

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CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Checked owl-blend and printed quilted cotton coat

THE ROW

Ashland cropped mid-rise straight-leg jeans

FRYE

Iliana Harkness bucket hobo

CHLOÉ

Wool and cashmere cardigan

CHLOÉ

Lauren flat suede Mary Jane slide

SAINT LAURENT

Round-frame tortoiseshell sunglasses

GIANVITO ROSSI

Linda 45 leather pumps

TOMAS MAIER

Zip-detailed stretch-cotton bomber jacket

BURBERRY

Fair Isle cashmere and wool-blend vest

ULLA JOHNSON

Maisie ruffled crinkled silk-satin blouse

SAINT LAURENT

Wool-gabardine coat

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  • I can only see these t-shirts working for me if I am wearing that Dior suit.

    PaulaFebruary 6th, 2017  1:25 AM

     
  • Love the JCrew Bee T-shirts!

    LisaFebruary 6th, 2017  9:24 AM

     
  • Love them! For Christmas, I bought my husband a vintage tee shirt from a 1980’s Rolling Stones concert in Japan – it’s so great. I have the David Sheldrick tee, as it’s a favorite charity of ours and I would love the bees, but it’s sold out in my size. I think they look so great on their own, or under a blazer to keep it not looking so “office’.

    KathyFebruary 6th, 2017  9:36 AM

     
  • Perhaps some of these work in specific instances, but most don’t look becoming to my eye, regardless of their message. Instead, they resemble bumper stickers or advertisements to me. Brand logos and printed house names or anything obvious doesn’t hold appeal, but I realize they are coveted by many. I never regret wearing a perfectly cut black or white t-shirt. The now classic shot posted of Cindy et al in the white button down shirts says it all for me – less is always more – even when one can carry off the “more” version.

    tabithaFebruary 6th, 2017  9:40 AM

     
  • I almost snorted my sip of tea when I read Paula’s comment!! Have to agree, only with a well cut suit and I feel like once I’d done it a few times would be over it.
    My sister has an endless supply should I be so inclined.

    SueMFebruary 6th, 2017  10:17 AM

     
  • I have loved this look since Carrie Bradshaw wore the Mickey Mouse t-shirt with the white tux jacket. EA has worn great t-shirts with blazers as well. I think you need a vintage Patriots one ;). Not a fan of a designer logo – there is a fine line IMO on what t-shirts work. Congrats again on that incredible Super Bowl win!

    MaryBFebruary 6th, 2017  10:38 AM

     
  • Trunk Ltd sells editions of past rock concert tees.

    TracyFebruary 6th, 2017  11:17 AM

     
  • I think it is about having fun which you should do with fashion sometimes. The jacket would cover a good deal of the image so if you have some kind of logo it will not scream. I just think it is irreverent and fun. I wear plain T-shirts all the time.

    MarcyFebruary 6th, 2017  11:25 AM

     
  • Yay Paula! You always write what I am thinking and way better than I ever could. Thank you..

    Lynn@maturityanditsmuse.orgFebruary 6th, 2017  6:44 PM

     
  • Dear all,

    I am getting started making graphic t-shirts and matching accessories – please do check them out! http://www.redbubble.com/people/calligrapha?asc=u

    All the best and many thanks,
    Calligrapha x

    CalligraphaFebruary 7th, 2017  5:18 PM

     

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