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The 6 Best T-shirts to Add to Your Travel Wardrobe

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Whether you're looking to streamline your wardrobe for your next trip or pack exceptionally light, you'll always want to include a good t-shirt or two in your suitcase. The right tee is perfect for travel because it can be layered, dressed up or down, and washed easily. From Everlane to Buck Mason, we've rounded up some of the best basic tees for women that you'll want to add to your packing list ASAP. We've included classic fitting crew necks, trendy boxy crops, and v-necks, so whatever your style, you can be sure to find the tee for you.

Keep reading for six of our favorite t-shirts for travel and beyond.

Everlane Organic Cotton Crew

Lightweight and slim-fitting, this t-shirt is a must-have in any closet, for both travel and everyday wear. You can layer it, wear it on its own, tuck it into pants, and more. Plus, it's available in seven colors, so you can find one (or several) that fit your style.

To buy: everlane.com, $24

Buck Mason Pima Cropped Slim Crew

Black t-shirt
Credit: Courtesy of Buck Mason

This popular men's clothing brand now offers a collection of women's tees, in a variety of styles, so you'll definitely be able to find one that fits your taste. The Pima Cropped Slim Crew, for example, is perfect for wearing with high-waisted pants. It's made from lightweight, ultra-soft pima cotton, and comes in sizes XS through 2X.

To buy: buckmason.com, $35

Madewell Tie-dye Shoulder Tee

Madewell Tie-dye Shoulder Tee in blue and white
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If you're looking for something with a slouchy, casual fit that can also be dressed up, go for this muscle tee style from Madewell. The shirt can be worn as-is over a pair of leggings or shorts, or, for a more stylish travel look, shoppers can tuck it into jeans or a denim skirt and pair with simple jewelry. Whichever bottoms you go with, they're likely to perfectly complement this comfy, lightweight tee.

To buy: madewell.com, $30

Cuyana Silk Tee

Black silk t-shirt by Cuyana
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The laid-back look of a traditional t-shirt with a silk upgrade make this tee a versatile travel essential. You can wear this breezy tee all day long with jeans then dress it up with trousers for a night out.

To buy: cuyana.com, $135

Allbirds TrinoXO Sea Tee

Allbirds women's sea tee classic fit in light blue
Credit: Courtesy of Allbirds

For active travelers (or those who want to pack light and avoid laundry), a well-made performance tee is a necessity. Allbirds' TrinoXO Sea Tee is made from a sustainable blend of Tencel Lyocell, merino wool, and chitosan, so it's soft, breezy, and odor-reducing.

To buy: allbirds.com, $48

Carlson Rounded V-neck Tee

Carlson rounded v-neck tee with black stripes
Credit: Courtesy of Nordstrom

If v-necks are more your speed, this t-shirt from Carlson is the way to go. Crafted from soft yet durable cotton and modal, and complete with a chest pocket, this affordable tee is a comfy travel must-have. Not to mention, it's available in a variety of colors and prints.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $12

Madeline Diamond is a Brooklyn-based e-commerce editor at Travel + Leisure, and she's constantly fighting the impulse to overpack for her next trip. You can follow her on Twitter @madgdiamond and Instagram @madelinediamond.

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