If you’re wearing a t-shirt in winter as you read this – please take a bow cause you’re a style inspiration to us all. No matter how you fashion tackle this, T-shirts *are* the #1 staple in the world and we almost ALWYAS wear t-shirts in winter as well. Have you noticed that? If they’re not in clear sight, you’re probably hiding them underneath a sweater.

Why does everyone wear T-shirts in winter?

  • easy layering tricks
  • they keep us warm
  • to show them off if the room gets too hot
  • simple vanity aka style purposes
  • they’re a go-to, extremely easy to style item to no matter what else you have on

How to wear t-shirts in winter AND actually show them off?

It all depends on 1) where you’re going and 2) how cold it is, so it’s totally do-able if not actually a coveted look for the past few years. The ubiquity of t-shirts all year round is most likely due to the rise of sports wear as every day wear, and the rise of street-style-like-fashion. Everyone these days is aiming for a casual, relaxed, versatile kinda style, that’s easy to dress up or down, and shows that you made 0 effort yet look like an Instagram star.

The rise of airport style and traveling also took their toll on fashion overall, cause if you’re going somewhere chances of you having a t-shirt on, underneath or just in plain sight is as close to 100% as ever.

So without further ado let’s see a few ways we can wear t-shirts in winter.

1.Style the t-shirt in winter with just a coat!

This look is the classic simple winter street style look you see EVERYWHERE but which slaysssss!!! What exactly do you wear and not freeze?

  • jeans + cool T-shirt + fur coat
  • check pants + white t-shirt + teddy coat
  • all black look with t-shirt + long coat
  • all white look with t-shirt + camel coat
  • jeans + gucci t-shirt + puffer coat

The secret to nailing this casual but very chic style is to wear just the t-shirt with a very warm and thick coat on. Shoes wise I love how heels look with this type of style, cause it seems more statement and powerful, but you can also keep the whole look more simple and laid back with sneakers, or flat shoes. It’a also a great look if the winter ain’t so cold.

Make sure you wear your fave t-shirts, some thin layered necklaces, or statement earrings and loads of confidence.

2. Layer the t-shirt in winter with tons of clothes! 

Okay… this is pretty vague so basically you resort to cardigans, button downs, denim shirts, anything and everything that can stay un-buttoned in the front. To showcase that cool tee right?

  • t-shirt + cardigan
  • t-shirt + unbuttoned denim shirt + jeans + sneakers
  • t-shirt + cardigan + coat
  • t-shirt + blazer + coat

You get the idea: the more you have on, the more sophisticated you’ll look, just make sure you let a sneak peak into your tee situation.

3. Oversized t-shirts in winter!

As much as this look is giving me life, rocking it in all its beauty in winter ain’t so easy, cause you’re gonna have to cover that big t-shirt in order to not freeze.

  • oversized t-shirt + leggings + a puffer coat for a laid back sporty style.
  • oversized t-shirts, like vintage ones are a massive statement + shorts or skirts + a shaggy fur coat
  • wear Uggs, sneakers, and even heels if you’re going for that street style vibe.
  • wear them as a pyjama inspired look, around the house and take one for the gram.

4. Sporty inspired look for t-shirts in winter

Think going to the gym look without actually going to the gym. This is the perfect look for me. It involves leggings and 0 effort but you kinda pull off this don’t care cool vibe.

  • leggings + t-shirt + bomber jacket/puffer coat/coat/blazer/scarf
  • uggs + sneakers
  • oversized t-shirts, more fitted styles, simple, or colourful/text/logo t-shirts

The key to this outfit is 1) laid back, 2) details, 3) a mix of styles.

So wearing a big blazer over a gym outfit made out of a t-shirt looks sophisticated.

Put a pair of sunglasses on, layer some thin necklaces or a tiny choker, and a fanny pack and you’re one hell of a mf.

Street style:


Get the look:


The jeans and t-shirt combo is the best combo in the world so it only makes sense it transitioned seasons.

It’s a no brainer look. You can’t go wrong with it, it’s easy to put together, to style, to wear… and it looks so good with just a bold lip, a few jewellery, and a great bag.

So what do you think: are you team t-shirts in winter or not?

xoxo D.




12 replies
  1. T-shirt says:

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  2. Victoria Addington says:

    I was captivated the most when you mentioned that T-shirt can look stylish when worn with a big blazer over gym attire. I am planning to buy a Taeyobox Racerback T-Shirt, and I know now what to pair with it. I think it will fit very well with the big blazers that have been stocked in my closet.

  3. Millie Hue says:

    I totally agree when you said that the chances of wearing T-shirts anywhere would be around 100%. Personally, I would love to collect vintage sports T-shirts that I can style with different coats and pants. It would feel cool while still being comfortable because I am quite an active person. https://5starvintage.com/product-category/sports-tees/

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  5. Mia Evans says:

    I like that you suggested wearing the white T-shirt causally with a thick coat which makes it chic. I will definitely try this out once I start buying plain shirts that I like. It’s just this month when I started becoming fascinated with plain shirts, so I wanted to start with the most basic one which is white that is why I plan on buying some this weekend. https://killersicktshirts.com/shop/ols/products/bro-w

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  7. Tamera S. Mendoza says:

    This is an outstanding post that’s filled with so many useful nuggets. Thank you for being so detailed on Ways To Wear T-shirts In Winter? .

  8. Ellie Davis says:

    I liked that you mentioned using a t-shirt with a coat is the classic winter street style to wear. My sister and I are thinking about how to choose our wardrobe for this winter, and we are looking for advice. I will let her know about your recommendations to wear t-shirts during this winter. https://paristexas.gifts/shop?olsPage=products%2Fparis-texas-souvenir-t-shirts

  9. Taylor Bishop says:

    Thanks for the advice for wearing a t-shirt in the winter. It’s good to know that this cold be a good time to layer the shirt with other clothes, like a cardigan or an unbuttoned denim shirt. This also seems like it could be good in the fall if you wear the shirt with other pieces of clothing that can be removed if it’s too warm with all of them on. https://indicaclothing.com/collections/lates/products/thank-you-for-trapping-with-us

  10. Kilian says:

    T-shirts in Canadian and European winters? Dumb. Also, don’t wear fur. Not even faux-fur as it’s made of plastic.

  11. Mahmudul Hasan says:

    Turtlenecks are magnificent! Men look awesome in them and they run with for all intents and purposes each sort of coat. Adored your photograph decisions!


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