There’s nothing like the old, faded out, ripped-at-the-collar t-shirt. It carries years of stories in stitches and stains. Unfortunately, you’re the only one who knows and respects that history; it just looks like a dirty t-shirt to everyone else. Save it for wing night and keep your wardrobe loaded with fresh, handsome tees for all other occasions.

OUR PICKS: Sunspel, which provided Daniel Craig’s Bond shirts, also makes a very fine A. Short Sleeve Crew Neck ($88). | Ten bucks doesn’t go as far as it used to, but it’ll still get you five B. Fruit of the Loom Crew Neck ($10) shirts. | Made in LA from 30-single ring spun combed cotton and garment-dyed by hand, C. Everlane Tees ($15) are a steal. | The D. Alternative Apparel Basic Crew ($24) is as soft as butter, has a tear-away tag and comes in 23 vibrant colors. | The E. NAU Basis Short Sleeve T-Shirt ($50) is made with 100 percent organic cotton, and two percent of sales goes to charity.

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