You can never go wrong in a white shirt. Whatever your skin tone, there is a version of white for you. We’re well into summer and a stone’s throw away from Labor Day where white is apparently banned (we added that in just for those who feel strongly about this rule). This being the case, there is no better time than now to share with you our 9 favorite places to get white shirts in 2019. As you can imagine, all our picks are sustainable because we’re truly passionate about it and we’re on a mission to turn fashion into something that can be enjoyed by all. Let’s go

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1. Alternative

Organic 3/4 Sleeve Boxy T-Shirt $40


Alternative, as a brand loves people and the planet and considers them in everything they do. 

This shirt is boxy as the name implies and gives a more edgy look on the standard tee. The shirt is GOTS certified, made in a WRAP certified factory and is 100% cotton. 

2. Back Beat Rags

Natural Plant Dyed Bowling shirt 


Back Beat Rags (BBR) is a 100% California born & raised lifestyle brand created by Isadora Alvarez. The brand is committed to environmentally friendly practices.

This loose fit shirt is made from BBR’s specially developed fabric which is 55% Linen and 45% organic cotton fabric. The blend, made mindfully in India, is perfect for summer. 

3. Everlane

The Poplin Wrap Top


Everlane is a brand that is synonymous with transparency, in fact, they call it Radical Transparency. They only produce in factories that score above a 90 out of a 100 on their ethical scale and do not compromise on fair wages.

This poplin wrap top is an all year rounder for all shapes and sizes.

4. Fair Indigo

Ballet Neck Tee


Fair indigo is a brand that is a fair-minded and thoughtful alternative to ‘Fast Fashion’. Their designs are timeless, well-crafted and use organic materials. All their clothing is ethically produced with quality at the forefront.

That being said, if you’re looking for a well-made, long-lasting, simple, white, tee, this is a great option.

5. Grammar

The Preposition Shirt 


Grammar is a brand that believes in uplifting local artisans, craftspeople, and women & minority-owned businesses in New York City. They produce in small batches to minimize the impact of their supply chain and ensure that all the cotton they source is GOTS certified. 

Another timeless piece made from 100% GOTS certified organic cotton and natural shell buttons.

6. Kow Tow 

Pages Shirt


Kowtow is a brand committed to creating positive change. They choose to only use renewable and sustainable fibers and ethical manufacturing in the upstanding collections they produce.

This beautiful Kow Tow shirt is organically farmed and free from chemical sprays and genetically modified seeds to benefit the soil and farmers. The shirt is finished with recycled hemp buttons made in Italy and is dyed with GOTS approved inks and dyes.

7. Pact

Graphic Featherweight Crew Neck Tee 


Pact is a brand that only uses 100% organic cotton because it’s better for our planet. They manufacture in fair trade certified factories because it’s right to be good to the people who make our clothes. They also make sure that every item they make is soft to the touch. 

If you’re looking for a simple, soft, yet fun white tee made with 100% organic cotton, you’re at the right place.

8. Reformation

Madeline Top 


Reformation puts sustainability at the core of everything they do. They invest deeply in green building infrastructure to minimize their waste, water, and energy footprints. They provide on-the-job training and opportunities for growth as a way to invest in the people who make Reformation possible.

This bra-friendly, puff sleeve, slightly sheer, top could be your BFF this summer. Check it out.

9. Synergy

Twist Back Tank 


At its core, Synergy is not only committed to creating clothing with a minimal environmental impact, but also to empowering men and women through ethical and fair employment practices. 

If you’re looking for a white shirt with a fun top, try this open-back, 100% organic GOTS certified cotton, tissue knit white shirt. 

We can’t count. So here’s one more

10. Vetta

The Cropped Flutter Tee


Vetta is a brand known for creating mini-capsule wardrobe essentials. They are also committed to sustainable fabrics and producing in responsible factories. Their woven clothing is made in a family run factory in NYC, where many of the employees have worked together for over 30 years. A great sign of great working conditions. 

This 100% organic cotton tee, is the perfect example of comfort and style.


The Takeaway

The beauty of the white shirt is that is versatile. It can elevate a look as well as downplay it depending on what you’re going for. It goes with almost anything and can hardly do out of style. Investing a good quality white shirt is a move you won’t regret.

Which white shirt, tee or tank is your favorite?

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