Fashion Advice: Where to Find White Cotton Shirts

Dear Budget Fashionista: I have searched long and hard for a white t-shirt made of fabric that isn’t so sheer you can see skin through it. I love the white-shirt-and-jeans look, but the white shirt part of the equation is always the problem.

Answer: For years I swore by Old Navy’s Perfect Fit Tees, which were made of thick cotton, until the powers that be decided to make the shirts out of a thinner cotton. Now, I’m a big fan of the Merona tees at Target and the Faded Glory Tees at Walmart. Both are priced under $10 a pop. I also like the tees at H&M although they tend to not wash as well as the tees from the other two stores.

White T-shirt by Merona from Target
Women’s Relaxed Scoop T-Shirt – Merona, $5.60 (clearance price), Target
white t-shirt from H&M
Slub Jersey T-Shirt, $9.99, H&M

Catherine Brock

Owner and Editor at The Budget Fashionista
As a Southern California transplant now living in the Midwest, Catherine has turned layering into an art form and accepted that UGGs actually do have a place in the stylish lady's wardrobe. She's been featured in Woman's World Magazine,, Refinery29, and has made appearances on ABC7 Chicago, FOX2News St. Louis, KCAL9 Los Angeles, Fox19 Cincinnati, WGN TV Chicago and WCPO TV Cincinnati.
Catherine Brock