Where to buy good quality basic T-shirts in Singapore that you will want to wear every day

Where to buy good quality basic T-shirts in Singapore that you will want to wear every day

Anything but ordinary

Text: Debby Kwong

Editor: Jolene Khor

Just make sure you wash these amazing T-shirts in between wears, ok?

Here the thing: basics seem simple to design, but it's the most fundamental things that are hardest to perfect. As such, we dig brands that disrupt the status quo — those that indulge in good fabrics, better cuts, more sustainable methods, increased transparency and on top of that, affordable pricing. Despite how we're always chasing after the latest trends, there's no denying the appeal (and necessity) of solid wardrobe staples that you can rely on every other day of the week. From a cotton T-shirt to a V-neck camisole, wide-legged pants to shift dresses, here are five brands that ace one of them or the other.

Source Collections keeps things simple with its direct-from-factory-to-consumer business model. Offering better quality products at a democratic price point, the timeless designs for men and women pay attention to cut and silhouette to suit the slimmer Asian body. We love that they focus on using sustainable options such as organic cotton and tencel.



    2. RYE
    The Singapore-based womenswear label offers capsule collections of pared-down pieces that you can mix and match for work and the weekends. Available in a handful of colours, the muscle tee is an editor favourite, thanks to its out-of-this-world soft modal-blend that's great for our humid climate.



    3. GRANA
    Camisoles, slip dresses, jeans and parkas for her; shirts, pants, cardigans and jackets for him — in Chinese silk, French linen, Mongolian cashmere and Peruvian pima cotton. The elevated essentials from Grana are a dream for any minimalist's wardrobe. from Hong Kong, they also offer Austrian modal underwear for him and her, so yeah. Grana's definitely got you covered alright.



      4. DUXTON
      Adam, Henry, Justin, Mikey and Rich — meet the men (a.k.a. T-shirts) we'd like to go skin-to-skin with, 24/7. All knitted fabrics are sourced in Los Angeles, while woven fabrics are sourced from Japan; all are cut, sewn and packaged in Los Angeles to bring you the highest of quality. Pre-shrunk, Duxton's tees vows not to leave you looking sloppy. Available at Monument Lifestyle.



      5. SIFR
      "We make the world's most comfortable tees" is a bold statement to make. But the team behind sifr has that much belief in their product that's made from the finest Supima cotton in colours that you won't get tired of. Get a round neck, V-neck, muscle tank, singlet or polo in black, white, grey, green and navy to form your everyday uniform. Did we mention local shipping is free? Win!