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All About M.E. | The Best Classic Tees For Spring/Summer 2016

When it comes to Men's Essentials (M.E.), you need some transitional tees appropriate for both the street and gym.

Sean McIntyreby Sean McIntyre
(L) Krollist SS Crew in Black by Allsaints, $75; (R) Stretch Cotton Tee in Light Heather by Theory, $65.

In New York, you’re already carrying your life on your back, but adding clothes for the gym can cause a breaking point. As Memorial Day looms in the distance, these upcoming weeks are crucial for getting back in shape. Save yourself some carry-around weight by buying the perfect transitional t-shirt.

Looking for the ubiquitous tee that is appropriate for both the street and gym is difficult. Trying to find a balance between practical and fashionable can be solved with a classic cotton fitted tee.

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Athletic brands utilize stretch fabrics and logos that are distinct from everyday wear. An alternative option is cotton tees that offer a breathable and light material. Since sweat is inevitable, dark colors like gray, black, and navy prolong the shirts lifespan.

ClassicTees-INTERIORDetails: (L) Curve U-Neck in Olive by John Elliott, $68. ;(R) Base Short Sleeve Crewneck in Black by Wings + Horns, $80.

Brands like Y3, Alexander Wang, and Wings + Horns will lighten the burden of going to the gym. You’ll be able to layer these classic tees under motto jackets, blazers and bombers during the day, and switch over to sweats and sneakers at night.

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