How to Style a Graphic Tee

how to style a graphic tee

Here's the "tee" on how to style your favorite t-shirt! From an on-the-go outfit to taking your favorite midi dress up a notch, the styling options are endless with this go-to closet staple!

Shop Graphic Tees

1. Biker Shorts 

biker shorts graphic tee outfits

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Size up in your favorite tee and pair with biker shorts for the comfiest, on-trend outfit! This is easily the best outfit for running errands or keeping up with your mini-me.

2. High-waisted Shorts 

athletic shorts

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So many of our high-waisted, bestselling athletic shorts coordinate perfectly with our favorite graphic tees. Be sure to grab your pairs before they sell out! 

3. Midi Dress

midi dress t-shirt outfits

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A fun way to get more wear out of your favorite midi dress! Layer your go-to tee and knot it above the waist. 

4. Classic Denim Shorts

denim shorts

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You can never go wrong with your favorite t-shirt and denim shorts combo. Throw on and go or knot your tee for a new look.

5. Swimsuit Coverup

swim coverup

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Size up your tee so you can throw it on over your swimsuit on the way to the pool or beach. Instant cover-up option!

6. Tennis Skirt

tennis skirt tshirt outfits

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Our new favorite trend of 2022 – tennis skirts! They’re so easy to style and comfortable to wear. With multiple color options, the outfits are endless!

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how to style a graphic tee blog

 Grab your go-to tee or take a second look at your graphic sweatshirt collection. This is your official guide to styling your favorite wardrobe piece! Casual or more trendy - the pairing opportunities are endless for your favorite tee. 

pair with mom jeans

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Pair with Mom Jeans

When in doubt, choose denim! A trendy mom jean is the perfect pairing for your favorite graphic tee or sweatshirt. Front tuck the style or add your favorite belt to complete the look. The bestselling Kristen Paperbag Waist Distressed Mom Jeans and the Lesley High Waisted Mom Jeans are our top picks for this look.

Bonus Styling Hack! A new way to tie your tee:

Step 1: Take both sides and twist together twice

Step 2: Tuck the ends under your shirt to secure!

 

pair with a midi dress

 

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Layer over a Midi Dress

Honestly, this is one of our favorite ways to style both a midi dress and a graphic tee! Layering looks are so effortless and easy to throw on and go. We have several casual midi dresses for you to choose from at pinklily.com.

pair with high waisted, paperbag shorts

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Style with High Waisted Shorts

High waisted shorts are such a flattering fit! Flowy favorites include the Bayside Stroll Paperbag shorts or the Undeniable Love Olive Front Tie Paperbag Shorts. With neutral hues like these, you can take these outfit ideas straight into the start of fall. What could be more comfortable than this tee and shorts combo?

 

classic denim shorts

 

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Classic Denim Shorts

If casual is your go-to style, then you can never go wrong with one of your favorite pairs of denims shorts to wear with you graphic tee. Add a new twist with how you tie your tee from the quick tutorial below.


Step 1: Grab your tee

Step 2: Pull through belt loop

Step 3: Tuck end into shorts/jeans

white denim shorts

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White Denim Shorts

Bonus Styling Hack: Don't limit these tips to your tees. Style your sweatshirts with these ideas as well!

White denim shorts are perfect for graphic styles that have matching white text to make the artwork pop even more. Plus, white denim is such a summer essential!

use as a swim cover up

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Use as a Swim Coverup

Whether you need to cover-up from the sun or are just looking for some layers to wear to and from the beach, graphic tees and sweatshirts make the perfect layer pieces over swimsuits.

The options don’t end here! Check out this video to see four ways Sam styles her favorite graphic tees.

Shop these graphic tees and sweatshirts at pinklily.com!