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Finally, a Black-Tie Appropriate T-Shirt

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that one of the most stylish combinations on Earth is a casual shirt and a ball skirt. Think Raf Simons at Dior, Brandon Maxwell’s fall 2018 collection, or Sharon Stone at the Oscars in 1998. It’s a great balance of chic and nonchalant. But you can’t just wear any old T-shirt, you need a red-carpet-ready T-shirt. And that’s where celebrity stylist Cristina Ehrlich and fashion veteran Cheyann Benedict come in with their new T-shirt label, Plays Well With Others.

Ehrlich and Benedict met at a dinner party and decided to collaborate on an elevated T-shirt line. You could wear it on the red carpet, but you could also wear it just every day. The 14 varieties of T-shirts and tank tops come in 16 colors, which comes out to 224 styles to find your perfect match. There are the classics, like the spaghetti-strap “perfect tank,” for $112. But the true stars of the label are the more designed tees, like the muscle tank called “I Want My MTV,” for $150 and an oversize, cropped T-shirt called “The Liberal” for $135. All the tees are made in a factory in Los Angeles, and the brand uses recycled products to ship its tees and recycles its fabric scraps. See some of the line below.

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Finally, a Black-Tie Appropriate T-Shirt