Basic t-shirts are something a man can never live without, regardless of the season. But with spring approaching (we are almost there!), we felt the need to bring onto your radar some new goods to refresh your basics game. These tees and henley’s are great as both undershirts or standalone style accents. Work out in them, wear them out, whatever. More from the likes of UNIS, Handvaerk, The White Briefs, etc., below.


Noble Fibers for Mack Weldon Silver T-Shirt

Mack Weldon employ the expertise of Noble Fibers, maker of materials for NASA, the Special Forces, and Olympic athletes. The Silver is a limited edition, made of Pima Cotton and Lycra for naturally anti-microbial and anti-odor capabilities. ($37)


Goodlife “Basic Basics” Navy V-Neck

Goodlife Clothing give the basic tee an updated silhouette with slightly longer sleeves that flatter the body. Their special Supima and tencel blend jersey naturally cool and wick moisture. ($55)


Handvaerk Crew Neck T-Shirt

Made from ultra-fine Peruvian Pima Cotton fibers, this tee from Handvaerk (Danish for “handcrafted”) is the most luxury of all basics. It is so comfortable that one of our readers claims that this “makes him feel better about himself.” ($95)


Noble Denim “Simple Staples” Grey Heather Tee

This is Noble Denim’s first venture beyond, yes, denim, offering up simple pocket tees constructed “with the same attention to detail as they give their jeans.” You can shop these available starting tomorrow, April 1. ($50)


American Giant Surf Blue Short Sleeve

This shirt is made in the USA with AmGi’s custom 4.8-oz cotton. A wearer attests that this Surf Blue color will not fade after countless washes. ($25)


The White Briefs Warty Shirt

The White Briefs’ Warty is a relaxed fit that hangs loosely on the body. Made of 100% organic Pima Cotton. ($91)


UNIS White Lee Shirt

UNIS make this “texturized jersey cotton” tee that’s been “pre-shrunk.” This classic is also available in Seafoam, Fern and Pepper. ($52)


Matiere Clark Linen Henley

Newcomer Matiere’s Clark linen henley’s are extremely thin and soft, perfectly light and breathable for the impending spring. Available at San Francisco’s Industrie Denim, LA’s Seven Points and New Orleans’ Aristocracy. ($93)


Nudie Jeans Organic Melange Orange Tee

This melange tee is made of 100% organic Fairtrade cotton. Thin but textural, the shirt is comfortable and basic but keeps things interesting. ($65)


Cadet USA Patrol Pocket T-Shirt

Cadet take their Californian cotton tee and give it a clean chest pocket and thin stripes. Another 100% cotton piece that we can’t seem to have enough of. Made in Brooklyn. ($48)

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