Who said it is tough to look your best in a plain t-shirt?
The trick is to find out what looks good on you.
Yes, the humble t-shirt can actually help you rock the look if you pay minute attention to some details. There are different styles of t-shirts like crew-necks, polos, and V-necks, among others. Then, there are many designs to choose from, like golfer t-shirts which bring a formal look into a casual t-shirt, the British Army T Shirts, which look excellent when worn by people with good physique given the tight fit and camouflage design.
So, how do you rock the look in a simple t-shirt? Here are 5 secrets revealed!
- Knowing your body type is critical to slaying the look in a t-shirt.
Not all of us are blessed with a physique like wrestlers or bodybuilders, so we must pay attention to our body type and choose a t-shirt that won’t make us look silly! A tight t-shirt on a bulging stomach will make us look very unpleasant, and a baggy t-shirt on a skinny body will do nothing more than accentuating the already thin arms and legs!
- How does it fit you?
The next thing that may as well be considered an extension of the previous point. The keyword is fit. To ensure a good fit, one should ensure that the t-shirt conforms to your body shape, and it should not cause any discomfort or cause restriction to free movement. The t-shirt seams should not go beyond the shoulders. The sleeves should ideally cover only one-third of your biceps. The t-shirt should also not be too long and should be long enough not to expose your midriff when you raise your hands.
- The two major types of t-shirts are V-necks and Crew-necks.
V-necks are suited to a muscular physique. V-necks also help show a built-up chest well. It also helps in making the person look taller and compensate for a narrow face or short neck. Crew-neck t-shirts are better for thinner men as it hides most of the neck thus people who are not working out more often should be better off opting for crew-necks.
- The fabric of your t-shirt is critical.
The fabric helps you in being comfortable when wearing the t-shirt. Cotton is preferred in a warm environment. A mix of cotton and synthetic is used in jerseys, and stretchable fabrics are used in workout clothes as they help clothes retain their shape longer along with the effect of compression when wearing.
- Pick the colors with thought.
When you choose the color of your t-shirt, especially with a simple t-shirt, opt for solid and neutral colors like gray, white, navy, or black. These colors go well with most light or darker colored trousers and jeans. The only thing to keep in mind with darker colors like black or navy is that they may fade more with time when compared to lighter shades.