The contemporary designer t-shirt has been through quite the journey since it’s inception- from a functional undergarment for men to a wardrobe hero in the complex terrain of modern fashion.
The ‘T’ in the t-shirt comes from shirts constructed in a ‘T’ shape that were worn in the medieval times to protect the body from chafing by metal armor. This later evolved into an undershirt that acted as a hygienic barrier to protect expensive clothing during the 19th century. But it wasn’t until the 60s that the designer women’s t-shirt came into it’s current form. The time for cottage core and psychedelic patterns on t-shirts came during the 1960s. In the 1970s and ‘80s, Avant Garde fashion took over. It was the era of space-like fashion where the t-shirts got tighter. 1990s saw the commercialization of fashion with monograms and brand monikers being emblazoned on the clothing. Designer women’s t-shirts came printed with a bold symbolization of designer labels. On the other hand, the ‘90s also witnessed the emergence of the cropped t-shirt.
Clothing in the 21st century is meant for way more than just it’s primal function. It is a way of expressing one self, of using different styles to tell different stories. They are potent to creating a tailored perception of the wearer. What the modern Indian woman needs in terms of designer t-shirts is a blend of timeless essentials and statement pieces- classic white t-shirts and solid cropped styles but also pieces that ascribe to current trends. With advances in
Le Mill houses a carefully curated collection of the designer women’s t-shirts from a wide range of local and international brands. Shop their collections of designer t-shirts at lemillindia.com.
How to Style Designer T-shirts 101
Designer t-shirts, especially for casual occasions, are a fun option. They are easy to pair, comfortable and come in a wide array of styles. Picking between solids, printed, embroidered and other styles can be challenging. We help you decode the styling codes of designer women’s t-shirts.
The relaxed fit designer t-shirt is a style that is most popular among casual t-shirt hunters. Cropped styles are historically the summer uniform of choice. Printed ones are the next in line of succession for the ultimately casual designer t-shirts. There are various designer t-shirt iterations that have popped up in the last few decades.
In absolute contrast, embroidered designer t-shirts are perfect for a night out on the town when paired with the right bottoms. To slip into absolute vacay mode, tank tops should be your go-to option. Make a statement at work with a designer t-shirt and blazer look- it is streamlined enough to not make you look out of place but chic enough to add a playful edge. The Gen Z way of doing things definitely involves owning biker shorts in your casual wardrobes and pairing them with chic crop t-shirts.
Le Mill houses various designer labels from across the globe that carry a diverse collection of designer t-shirts for women. Find your perfect one at Le Mill’s brick and mortar space in Colaba or online at lemillindia.com.
On the Hunt for the Perfect Designer T-shirts for Every Occasion? Your search ends here.
Le Mill brings to you an extensive collection of contemporary designer clothing that is carefully curated to fit the needs of the modern Indian woman. We are India's first multi-brand luxury store and our online store is making homegrown and international luxury available to you no matter where you are in India. A space where one can expect an amalgamation of iconic international houses with Indian fashion and design.
Le Mill’s curated edits of designer tops for women include functional styles, timeless designs and statement pieces that will fit right into any fashion forward wardrobe. For the ultimate summer essentials t-shirts, Chloé and Agolde are the designers to turn to. Saint Laurent’s striking edits comprise of statement designer t-shirts that are designed for a refined look. Sacai crafts elevated designer women’s t-shirts that are rooted in their iconic ‘hybridized’ detailing. Casual designer t-shirts from Balenciaga are the latest cool girl fits that must be copped for any fashion forward wardrobe.
Browse around at Le Mill’s online store to find designer t-shirts from these international brands, right at your fingertips.