GRAPHIC TEE | 5 WAYS

by dailykongfidence

Everyone loves a graphic tee.  Why? Because they show off your personality and are so easy to style.  Graphic tees come in many forms from vintage band tees, affirmations, cheeky sayings, to cute logos.  You can also wear graphic tees with just about anything from denim, skirts, shorts, trousers, and even throw on a blazer for a quick “work” look.

Last week I partnered with four other gals to share how each of us styled a graphic tee.  This was a fun way to get other styling ideas and an opportunity to gift one of our followers a chance to win $100 towards their own graphic tee!  In case you missed it on our Stories where we shared how each gal styled their tee, see below for major inspiration.

As for my own graphic tee, I recently discovered this brand, Ell and Emm.  They carry the cutest tees and sweatshirts.  It is a mama owned company, named after her two daughters, Ell and Emm (I mean, how cute is that?!).  Their pieces are trendy, edgy, and also affordable.  What I love most about their graphic tees and sweatshirts are that they are a play on other brands (check it out and you’ll see what I mean). I literally wanted like 10 pieces from this store and instantly fell in love with the RAD-Oil Slick tee.  The RAD tee is inspired by the Prada logo and I am all about the “rad” 90’s vibe and the acid wash look of the tee.  The tee itself is great quality, soft, and fits well (size up). If you want to shop the tee or any other pieces, I have a code for 10% OFF, it’s DAILYK10.

Tee | Shorts | Belt | Sandals
Necklace 1 | Necklace 2 | Earring 1 | Earring 2

For a more polished graphic tee outfit (for those WFH Zoom calls), I paired this tee with a white blazer and burmuda shorts for summer (both are 50% off right now).  I like this look because it’s summer chic and effortless while also being comfortable.  I am all about adding gold hardware over tees to add a little edge.  This adjustable chain and the chunkier gold chain are my go-tos and perfect to stack together.  I threw on my white Birkenstocks with this look for summer, but I would also easily wear sneakers with this outfit.

Tee | Blazer | Shorts | Belt | Sandals

I also picked up this “Feminine” tee from Ell and Emm and wear both shirts in a small.  The tees run a tad small (I typically wear a XS) and I could even do a medium for a slightly oversized fit. The brand was kind enough to share a 10% discount code if you happen to find some pieces you like.  Use code DAILYK10 for 10% off!

Tee | Jeans | Rings | Sandals
Tee | Jeans | Necklace 1 | Necklace 2 | Chair

HOW I STYLE A TEE:

  • Roll up the sleeves for a more edgy look
  • Tuck into high waisted bottoms or knot the tee in front
  • Wear chunky, layered, gold necklaces over the tee
  • Throw on a blazer for a quick “work” look

Below are four other ways to style a graphic tee from my friends, @CharmedbyCamille, @Dana.Mannarino, @HillHeady, and @LouellaReese.  Check out their Instagram accounts as well and give them a follow for more style inspiration!

Camille styles her tee here.
Dana styles her tee here.
Hillary styles her tee here.
Laura Leigh styles her tee here.

Here are a few of my favorite graphic tees:

Do you have a favorite graphic tee, please share below. Also, please let me know if you guys liked seeing different gals style a tee. I thought it was fun and something different so if you want to see more blogger collaborations like this, let me know in the comments below too!

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22 comments

Hillary Conheady May 12, 2020 - 11:47 am

You totally killed this entire look!! So inspired to go buy all of the graphic tees now!

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dailykongfidence May 12, 2020 - 1:04 pm

Yes, love graphic tees and can’t wait to shop yours too!

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Camille May 12, 2020 - 12:08 pm

I love this graphic tee shop! Also it just occurred to me your RAD tee is in the Prada font, DUH! I had so much fun doing this with you, especially because it also gave me new ideas for styling! MISS YOU!

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dailykongfidence May 12, 2020 - 1:04 pm

Miss you too! Yes, this boutique has some fun tees and they are inspired by other designers. Can’t wait to hang out again after this is over!

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Laura Leigh May 12, 2020 - 12:11 pm

LOVED how you styled yours – seriously the coolest styling ever! Definitely inspiring me to step up my cool factor.

xo Laura Leigh
https://louellareese.com

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dailykongfidence May 12, 2020 - 1:26 pm

Aww thank you so much! I actually love your everyday style because that is me on a typical day!

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Deasy May 12, 2020 - 4:23 pm

These looks are so cool! I am sad to admit that I don’t have any cool graphic tees, and you’ve truly convinced me that I need some! That ‘Feminist’ one – I love!

http://bloomingsuitcase.com

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dailykongfidence May 12, 2020 - 5:14 pm

What?! No way! I love them because they can be worn so many different ways and they’re so fun. I hope you find one you like and can’t wait to see you rock it!

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Briana May 12, 2020 - 5:30 pm

The graphic tee is a must!

Briana
https://b-wear.org/

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shianne May 13, 2020 - 4:55 am

LOVE A GOOOD graphic tee look ! how you styled the looks !
shy – https://www.shyyshianne.com/

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Lovely May 13, 2020 - 5:48 am

Love the way you styled the graphic tee, I own a few so have been inspired to style them.

xoxo
Lovely
http://www.mynameislovely.com

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Margot May 13, 2020 - 7:37 am

Oh I absolutely love graphic tee-shirts.
There are always so fun to wear.
I love how you wore theses tee-shirts and the others inspirations you added here.
xx
Margot
https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com

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Allie Mackin May 13, 2020 - 1:20 pm

Oh what a fun idea!! And you did an outstanding job styling your tees here. Love the fierce one, so cool!

Allie of
http://www.allienyc.com

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5 Different Ways to Style a Graphic Tee - hillheady May 13, 2020 - 2:47 pm

[…] Christine truly is the definition of chic. I mean look at this outfit! I would’ve never thought to pair any of these items together and now I have all the inspo. I especially love how she made her Birkenstocks look so cool. Shop Christine’s entire look on her blog here. […]

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Jill May 13, 2020 - 3:42 pm

These looks are so cute! I recently cleaned out my closet and I realized I was really lacking in the graphic tee department. I didn’t realize graphic tees were so versatile! I love how you styled it with the blazer. It looks so chic, yet edgy!

Jill
https://jilliancecilia.com/

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Angelica May 14, 2020 - 8:47 am

Love every single way you styled it. Spot on

XX Angelica
https://eraenvogue.com

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Patricia & Miguel May 15, 2020 - 3:40 am

OMG!! We love how you styled this tee in such different ways!
You are so creative 🙂 we love having less clothing but using it in different styles, so this blogpost was full of value! thaaanks for that!
Sending you lots of love,
Patricia & Miguel

http://www.patriciandmiguel.com

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Maureen May 15, 2020 - 6:14 pm

You are rocking this look! I love how you dressed up your graphic tee. Boss babe outfit!

Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

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Rashmi May 17, 2020 - 3:38 am

Love these graphic tees … and your styling is just superb dear 🙂
Beauty and fashion/Rampdiary

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Amy Aed May 17, 2020 - 9:23 am

I love how you style a graphic tee and really want to buy a couple new ones for myself now!

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Sonia Aicha May 17, 2020 - 4:01 pm

so many cool outfit ideas, I love the outfit with the white shorts, very stylish ! I am definitely going to add more graphic tees to my wardrobe this summer,
Stay safe 🙂
Sonia
http://www.soniaaicha.com

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Ashley May 26, 2020 - 8:23 am

I love a graphic tee right now- they add such a cool element to any look!

-Ashley
Le Stylo Rouge

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