{Style Scout} The very BEST t-shirts for FOFs

Remember those days?  When a worn-in, fitted T (yes, even sans bra) was your sexiest asset? Well, for most of us, those days lasted for about 30 seconds. The rest of our lives are spent looking for t-shirts that are long enough, short enough, fitted–but not too fitted, thin–but not too thin, work-appropriate, soft but sturdy . . . you know what I mean. Well, relax, because this week, we did the work for you.  Our brilliant style scouts picked the best t-shirts just for FOFs–at every price point.

Plus, enter to win the fab scoopneck shirt from Fabrizio Gianni, below, in the color of your choice, when you answer this question in the comments below:  Do you have a favorite t-shirt?

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Lilla P

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FOF Style Scout Linda Cohen:
Lilla P is a company devoted to creating ‘the essential T.’ Their t-shirts feel deliciously soft but don’t grab you in those places where you feel you have back fat or belly rolls. They also have great ¾-length sleeve options and even some Dolman-sleeve cuts.”
Our faves: The Stripe Rolled Sleep Bateau, $76; Flame ¾-sleeve button boatneck; The Classic ¾-sleeve Scoop, $50

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Hanro

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FOF Style Expert Sherrie Mathieson:
“I have alway liked Hanro for the softness, stretch and lasting power.” Hanro’s Classic, Everyday Cotton Tee ($64) is a mix of Egyptian cotton and elastane, so it provides a little extra support everywhere without being too tight. A classic, tailored tee that’s perfect for layering.

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Fabrizio Gianni

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FOF Style Experts Jojami and Deborah,
The Glam Gals, from Fabulous After 40:

“We think women over 40 look best in a V-neck or boatneck that skims the body nicely. Of course the shirts need to be high quality to withstand washing. The tops from Fabrizio Gianni are tops in our book! The fit and feel is so yummy and they come in so many colors that are hot for Spring! Classic Cotton Short Sleeve V-Neck, $42; Long Sleeve Scoop Neck, $85

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Club Monaco & Fruit of the Loom

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FOF Style Expert Glenyse Thompson:
“For t-shirts, I specifically love to recommend Club Monaco, which luckily for us, just opened it’s online shop. I don’t purchase traditional women’s Ts, as they usually fit me too tightly through the bust and waist. I buy Club Monaco men’s tshirts ($28.50), with a bit of stretch. In a pinch I pick up a pack of Fruit of the Loom’s V-Necks ($13.49 for a pack of 5) at Target or Walmart.”

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Zara

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FOF Style Scout Lovey Dash:
This season, I love the striped t-shirts from Zara. The fit is great–plenty of room in the bust and hip area; classic boatneck–not too high; good arm length–and a trillion colors. Best of all, only $16 each. Go Crazy!

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Enter to win this fab scoopneck shirt from Fabrizio Gianni, in the color of your choice, when you answer this question in the comments below:  Do you have a favorite t-shirt?

Three FOFs will win. See all our past winners. See official rules. Contest closes April 13, 2012 at midnight E.S.T.

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193 Responses to “{Style Scout} The very BEST t-shirts for FOFs”

  1. Wendy says:

    Would like a teeshirt that flatters not flops.

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  2. Pat Roberts says:

    Best tshirt is Talbots ballet neck with 3/4 length sleeve

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  3. Barbara Lee says:

    Lovely and comfie !!!!

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  4. mimi1411 says:

    My favorite tshirts are v-necks with short (not cap) sleeves. I don’t have a true favorite brand right now.

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  5. Ruth Sklar says:

    Right now, my favorite t-shirt is the ballet neck, 3/4 sleeve Talbot’s shirt. It fits well, is a good length, has a bit of stretch, and is reliable….

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  6. kathyire50 says:

    I have many favorite T shirts, I love looking in a draw and finding one I haven’t worn in a while. Its like shopping at home, I do have many and the softer the better. I could always find room for a new one, and a scoop neck would be FABULOUS.

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  7. jankeyser says:

    Lilla P’s are perfect!

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  8. Peggy says:

    Don’t have a favorite, but I like soft, cotton t-shirts that are slightly fitted so they don’t look like a box.

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  9. fibergal says:

    Love my Athleta long-sleeve t-shirt – it has shirred sides, not-too-low scoop neck and a neat shirred spot on the back. Gives me a little extra style and shaping!!!
    Plus it’s crazy comfy!

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  10. StillwaterSue says:

    I think my favorite Tee would have to be the Croft and Barrow label from Kohls Dept. Store. It’s cotton, with a bit of spandex, comes in many patterns and solid and creates a pulled together look by adding a casual skirt, pants or jeans!

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  11. suezqh2 says:

    I have an Old Navy tee with some crochet on the top. I have it one in black and one in eggshell that I got the clearance rack years ago. I never want to say goodbye.

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  12. Kathleen Conner says:

    My favorite tee is a LL Bean shirt in a beautiful dark green. I picked it up ages ago.

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  13. Vicki says:

    my favorite is the boatneck, long sleeve or 3/4 sleeve.
    i don’t have a favorite tee shirt but do really miss wearing them. thank you.

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  14. Diane says:

    I have never paid anywhere near $85.00 for a t-shirt. If I ever did, this would be the style I would choose…….long sleeves and scoopneck. I do wear t-shirts when I work in my flower garden and my favorite has a big orb-web spider on the front………a la Charlotte. Most people shudder when they see it but I know spiders are our friends. With out them and the birds and other critters, we would be overrun with “bugs”.

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  15. linda says:

    Yes, I have an array of tees (they suit the casual lifestyle in Central Florida), and my current favorite is a fabulously flattering shade of pure, bright blue, with 3/4 sleeves and a scoop neck, fitted top and sort of a fly-away hem. It looks great (as do all my “decent” tees) with white jeans.

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  16. Teresa Kerr says:

    I don’t have a favourite brand, but I do prefer a v-neck solid-colour t-shirt that is fitted rather than baggy.
    Thanks for the great post!

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  17. Carolyn Wade says:

    I have lots of tee shirts, but no favorite–nothing’s been perfect yet!

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  18. Elyse says:

    My favorite tee shirt was purchased at the opera house in Vienna. I like the color and the illlustration. It reminds me of what a wonderful time I had.

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  19. cynderma@aol.com says:

    I just had to throw it out because it had worn thin. It was by Lix Clairborn. Can’t spell it right. Fit perfect, very comfortable and looked nice.

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  20. krispy9 says:

    I have a favorite tee that has no lable and I don’t know where I bought it, but it is the first one I grab to wear and has held up great. It is getting a little old so winning this would be a great way to find a new one.

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  21. Kathi says:

    I like the white top by Hanro, nice scoop neckline

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  22. nancdep5 says:

    I have a few favorite T’s and get them at New York & Co. Fitted and lots of great colors.

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  23. christine7099 says:

    I’d love to win one!

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  24. Ellen says:

    Love to layer tshirts! My current fave is a light brown scoop neck made of organic ultra thin cotton.

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  25. jeanne nelson says:

    I have some Lauren Ts that fit well and last for years. I like boat or v neck with 3/4 sleeves. Also, white Ts from GAP when they carry simple ones with nice cuts. A little stretch is good.

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  26. yyoerger says:

    Hard to say a favorite – I have dozens of work-out shirts from my running days and 10K races, most of which conjure good memories and are still comfie for exercising. Up-a-notch casual wear or dressy Ts to wear under jackets at work I’ve had good luck with Croft and Barrow, and Talbots.

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  27. fhoagland says:

    I don’t have a favorite but several of them….you just can’t beat a white v neck that works well with everything though.

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  28. Deanna Gale says:

    I have a t-shirt I bouight years ago from a local store “T-shirts & Things” that I absolutely love. It’s so soft and I live in it when not working, it’s my “go to” shirt at night when lounging around.

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  29. Julie says:

    My favorite T-Shirt is the Perfect Tee from Gap I bought about six years ago. Still my go-to Tee after all this time. It fits in the shoulders and tapers at the waist plus it it’s longer length suits my style.

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  30. Diane says:

    I love my t-shirts from Jones New York. They have just the right amount of stretch and great colors.

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  31. SUSAN GOLDSTEIN says:

    I’m a complete slob!Everytime I find a perfect tee… it gets some mysterious stain on it and FORGET wearing white!! I found at least one tee shirt [above] that could easily become my new favorite…until I slop something on it 🙁

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  32. mimi1411 says:

    No I don’t have a favorite t-shirt!

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  33. Nancy Jachcik says:

    I have a soft thermal knit Detroit Tigers t shirt. Definitely my fave shirt.

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  34. Christa says:

    Love the the neckline and style of the Lilla Ps. Can wear them for either work or play.

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  35. Chrissy says:

    I have a lovely T-shirt, lavishly embroidered with flowers and the slogan: “Seasoned GRITS: Grandmothers Raised In The South.”

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  36. hrbeck_98 says:

    I don’t have a favorite brand but I love scoopneck, 3/4 sleeved shirts best, with a little spandex in them.

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  37. LindyBelle says:

    I live in t-shirts most of the year. I have over 100 Eileen Fisher t-shirts, mostly 100 percent cotton or 90 percent organic cotton and 10 percent lycra, although I have silk, rayon, viscose, and all of her other blends. I favor short or cap sleeves, only slightly structured through the body, but I have long and 3/4 sleeves as well. Can you tell I am a t-shirt afficionada?

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  38. Deborah says:

    My favorite t-shirt is a bright yellow, short-sleeved fitted one from Chico’s. It is cut a little longer and is very flattering!

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  39. Maluhia says:

    Eileen Fisher makes the most fabulous tee’s in many fabrics, styles and fits. Costly but well made and long lasting.

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  40. cynderma@aol.com says:

    I would love to win a scoopneck shirt from Fabrizio Giamnni. My favorite shirt is by Liz and it a light pink.

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  41. hofken says:

    I’m still searching for a favorite tee

    Cynthia.Richardson@azbar.org

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  42. Diane Brant says:

    I have a Lucky T-Shirt that is several years old. It is a white scoop neck with a bit of cream colored embroidered thread on the bottom right. I can’t give it up. It is 100% cotton and I feel great when I wear it!

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  43. rosiey60 says:

    Ultimate tee’s from Target, they are fitted and you just wash and wear!

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  44. Joan LeClair says:

    love stretchy shirts with V or scoop necks

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  45. Betty Herbert says:

    Absolutely love the shirts. I’d love to see the color choices – bet they’re fabulous

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  46. Deb says:

    The ones that stand for causes (animals, March of Dimes and Alzheimers walks, etc.) are my favorites.

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  47. wendy in wyoming says:

    My fav t-shirt is a Gap, v neck in White . I need about a dozen, always in my wardrobe selection, jeans to skirts!

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  48. Kelle says:

    My current favorite is a faded black painters t from Jcrew. Fits great feels great, perfect!

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  49. jetlag383 says:

    My favorite tee? Three Dots Boyfriend tee. It looks great, covers my Fab Over Fifty body!

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  50. Pat says:

    I do not have a particular favorite shirt as of yet in my wardrobe, but I love boat neck and v neck styles!

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  51. Laurakb says:

    No, my size and shape seem to always change so my favorite changes too. I’ll keep this e-mail for reference, thank you.

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  52. Mamavalveeta03 says:

    I have several J Crew “Slub cotton v-neck” tees because they are flattering, don’t fit me too tight but are still thin enough for layering, and come in lovely colors. Plus, they wash up beautifully.

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  53. Jewel Hopson says:

    I like the Stripe Rolled Sleep Bateau. There’s nothing more discouraging than putting on a tee, looking great from the front; and then turning to see the rolls of fat in the back. Give me a shirt to hide that please!

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  54. Janice says:

    Gap Pure-all time favorite t’s and tops!

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  55. jef610 says:

    Sad to say, I don’t have a favorite tee. I’ve had really nice ones from Chico’s and j.jill, but I don’t know if they rise to the level of favorite. Maybe if I win one, that will become my favorite.

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  56. Beth Lowe says:

    I like solid color, v-neck t-shirts that are more form-fitted.

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  57. Karen Mumpower says:

    I love my pink grandma’s are special tshirt

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  58. Anita D. says:

    My all-time, favorite t shirt is a v neck from Gap.

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  59. Ianete says:

    My “Bubblelicious” tee with a sparkling glass of bubbly on it.

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  60. lorraine says:

    I have a long-sleeved black v-neck tee with a white peace logo on the back that I got at an arts and craft show. It is comfortable and I can wear under almost anything, since the logo and other embellishments do not show under jackets or sweaters. It has a little stretch in the fabric.

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  61. lydianna says:

    Yes.

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  62. jacque says:

    I treat it so carefully.

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  63. baweatherford says:

    I wear t-shirts all the time…cannot say that I have a favorite one. I am loving wearing spring colors right now.

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  64. Faith Moeller says:

    I love shirts that are wicking and are made of a warm fabric since Alaska is cool for most of the year. I love to layer my clothes and always try to look my best, whether I am teaching or just having fun outdoors!

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  65. Darlene says:

    My favorite t-shirt is from my favorite restaurant in the 1000 Islands. I wear it while working out or camping.

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  66. Elaine Sipos says:

    My favorite tee is a sunwashed pigment dyed blue t-shirt from LL Bean. Unfortunately they don’t sell them anymore. I am always on the lookout for cute tie-dye tees also!

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  67. Ceecee says:

    My fave is a hand me down v-neck short sleeve from the Gap the fits under my scrubs beautifully and has lasted and held up incredibly.

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  68. Barbara Phelps says:

    I have one absolutely fabulous grey heather Donna Karan t shirt that I will no doubt go into mourning when it becomes too threadbare to wear! It is perfect with everything and SO SOFT~

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  69. Norma Byrd says:

    Which tee shirt I prefer depends on the season. I live where winters are cold so my most beloved tees in those months are medium weight cotton blends, have long sleeves and turtlenecks to go under and compliment wool sweaters. In summer I like light weight all cotton or cotton/spandex blends, short sleeves, boat neck or higher round neck (to cover more of those ugly neck wrinkles you know). I like all my tees to be long enough to stay tucked in and not show the hem half way up my tush through pants or skirt. BTW, I never put my cotton knits in the dryer and they keep their shapes and sizes forever.

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  70. Mrsfitz says:

    I love J Jill’s elbow sleeve Tees in scoop or v neck. The longer sleeve hides those dreaded “arm flaps” and the open necks keep you cooler when life is “flashing” by….the fabric is soft and wears and washes well. They are a little pricey but very affordable when on sale.

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  71. mndpreston says:

    I like the Lilla P with the buttons near the neckline – I try to always pick a T with something on it to make it not boring

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  72. janis says:

    not really, I can’t seem to find one that fits like I want it to. I am thin and womens shirt are cut too big usually and junior are too young looking for me. I have any issue with the sleeves , I don’t want my upper arms to show since they feel like they flap in the wind….

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  73. Nancy says:

    I don’t! I have so many that I love it is hard to pick one. I love nautical styles – love the horizontal stripes.

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  74. Tammy says:

    My Fav. T – Shirt would be a gray T with Navy wrote across it . I’ve had it since 2001 when my daughter went into the Navy a little hole y and real thin, see thru, and super soft..

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  75. Soledad says:

    My favorite t-shirts are from Petite Sophisticate. I’ve had them for many years in several colors. They’re a basic tee with a narrow satin-looking neckline.

    If I win I would like the t in lilac or vela.

    Thank you.

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  76. Christine Jelley says:

    My pink, long-sleeved scoop neck Old Navy tee. Because you’re never too old to pretend to be a ballerina.

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  77. caityranda says:

    I don’t have a favorite t-shirt because they are 100 percent cotton and are all very cool and comfy to wear.

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  78. bajjmayer says:

    Not really, which was why I loved that you helped identify great T’s for FOF members!

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  79. Frances Kranik says:

    I just love long sleeved T’s! I’m chilly most of the time! Even my hot flashes are only warm ones!
    I’d love either mint or lilac!

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  80. Teresa Thompson says:

    I do. Its a red Marine mom that I bought when my son graduated from bootcamp.

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  81. Cynthia Chambers says:

    My favorite T-Shirt is a T-Shirt that I have had for 15 years. It is a T-Shirt that has NewOrleans and a picture of a Saxophone playing Alligator. The shirt is a red scoop neck and I love it!

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  82. smfsprout says:

    Yes. It has been washed a million times but has amazingly maintained shape and color.

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  83. travelgirl says:

    My fav tees are a turquoise v-neck w/short sleeves (brand unknown) and a pink scoop neck 3/4 length sleeve one (brand unknown). I hate tags, so I cut out all tags from anything with them on.
    I am loving the description on the Hanro shirts – they sound soft & comfy, just like I like my t-shirts to be! But I do love the 3/4 length sccop neck t’s also.

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  84. maxine kell says:

    I’m a T-shirt gal. I wear a T everyday in all different colors and styles. Love, love, love them and would love any one of these shown. I dress them up with bold jewelry which automatically becomes a statement. Would love to win Fabrizios scoop neck tee.

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  85. Michelle says:

    I have a Jimmy Hendrix shirt from when I saw him in concert back in 1968, or there about. I didn’t wear it for a long time. Now that I am past 50, I wear it to remind me that my mind is still that young!! It is blue/grey with a huge peace sign on the front, under his face.

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  86. AJB says:

    I really like Columbia’s shirts that are quick-wicking and great for warm climates (I also do a lot of hiking which they are perfect for).

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  87. Melitta Prows says:

    Since I am from Europe I have to say I love Hanro quality.
    J. Crew also has darling t-shirts.
    The latest t-shirt I’ve fallen for is the Mossimo tissue tee. Such a soft, great basic t-shirt to wear under jackets, cardigans or just by itself.

    Love the Hanro Classic Cotton Tee in white, grey and black.

    Thanks,
    Melitta

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  88. Wanda Stolzer says:

    My favorite Tee is my Harley Davidson long sleeve and it fit well and so warm. I am always cold.

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  89. Patricia Marinace says:

    I love my Chico’s T-shirts. They fit well, have a nice weight to the material and some stretch. I have one of every color.

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  90. Patty says:

    The blue Lilla P — beautiful color, simple style, very classy for a FoF.

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  91. Zoe Lee says:

    My fave tshirts are Michael Stars..comfy and cute

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  92. Irene says:

    My favorite t-shirt is black with a neon peace symbol on it

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  93. Rebecca says:

    My favorite tee shirt for years has been a dark grey Gap long-sleeved thin tee. It’s so soft, and I wear it year-round (I’m in SF so it’s cold year-round), I wish I’d bought 5 because it kiils me when it’s in the wash!!

    I’d like the Fabrizio Gianni in Red Stripe – so cool. Thank you for sharing all these tee shirt choices with us!

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  94. Catherine says:

    Yes, it’s black with a little bit of lycra. It fits comfortably, hugs me without feeling like a girdle and goes with everything — over a skirt, with jeans or dress pants, under a blazer, you name it. Unlike white, black doesn’t discolor under the arms and when I wear it, the world will never see me sweat!

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  95. Pamela Wood says:

    I did have a couple of favorites but my teenage daughter asked to borrow them and DID NOT return them to me.

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  96. Marilyn says:

    I have a brown v neck tee that I love. It’s super comfy!

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  97. Jojorrt says:

    Yes …A scoop neck slightly fitted from Banana Republic

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  98. kellykat says:

    my favorite tee shirt is a boatneck style with 3/4 length sleeves and WIDE horizontal black and white stripes it doesn’t cling but fits well. If I were to win the featured tee, I’d like it in the cobalt (such a beautiful color ) size large.

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  99. Bun says:

    Best are the top 3 in this article.
    For me,I’ve found certain styles in Stylemint online are FAB!!!

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  100. MGABBYB says:

    I only wear t-shirts around the house and working out. So, I like my old loose-fitting shirts, mostly freebies.

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  101. mary says:

    My favorite is a Target tissue tee, gray

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  102. Carol says:

    I really like the Fabrizio cap-sleeve t. My own favorite is a red NJ Devils hockey team Swarovski crystal logo t. The length and fit are just perfect for me to show off my team pride 😀

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  103. DELIA SADLER says:

    ALWAYS NEED A NEW T-SHIRT. THESE LOOK GREAT. GOOD CHOICES.

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  104. Candee says:

    I thought no horizontal stripes for larger women…!? And, otherwise, YUK to the rest…sorry 🙂

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  105. Naomi says:

    Gap favorite tees are simple and inexpensive. Hard to beat but I’d love to try the Fabrizio Gianni scoopneck, especially one of the stripes!

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  106. KAPUMAKA says:

    Yes, I have a favorite tee shirt which is about 8 years old if not older. It was on Oprah’s Christmas list one year, I received it as a gift. It is in need to be replaced I think. Hope to win !

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  107. gatormomx2 says:

    I get the most compliments when I wear a boat neck or boat scoop t-shirt. The one featured from Zara is a perfect example of this style.

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  108. lacorkie957 says:

    My favorite tee shirt is a low cut round neck tee no stripes but with some bling.

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  109. nidradeb says:

    Yes! Love American Vintage v-neck T! perfect fit and extremely flattering!

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  110. Sunshinejb says:

    My favorit T-shirt is a gray sporty “Athletic’s Work”. My husband always whistle’s at me when I wear it. He says it hugs me in all the right places!

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  111. starsmom says:

    I love the boat-neck tees and have several. I think my favorite is navy blue and white stripes.

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  112. The Nan says:

    I do have a favorite T-shirt and I wear it almost every day that I get to work from home. It is a boat-neck stripped tee from JJill. I am tall (6″) so it is hard for me to find tee’s that cover my midriff and these do the trick – thanks for asking 🙂

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  113. ginny says:

    My favorite tee shirt is a tee shirt from a local restaurant which is about 10 years old

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  114. Kathy says:

    My favorite T-shirt is from Emerson Street that says “Listen honey – Age gets better with wine.”

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  115. Patricia says:

    I like a shirt with cap sleeves, scoop neck and slightly nipped in waist ( and I do mean slightly)!

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  116. Esther Bradley-DeTally says:

    I like the Zara black and white; it may be one of the more lower-priced, but it has zing, and we need allt he zing we can get to surf the waves of our world! Best luck to whomever wins.

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  117. Theresa Bowles says:

    My favorite T is a white cotton with mini-leopard print.

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  118. Sharon Siqueiros says:

    I have a fav white 3/4 sleeve tee from the 80’s that has kept it’s shape and is the perfect length…I think I bought it on sale at Macy’s when I was in Dallas.
    I like all the tees you picked for FOF

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  119. Sharon says:

    I love my pima cotton white ballet T. Comfortable and soft, washable.

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  120. jharrer says:

    I live in t-shirts. So easy to wear and care for. A good tee shirt bra is a must!

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  121. Sharon W says:

    My baby sister gave me my all time favorite ‘T’. It had a quote I love ~ “Well behaved women seldom make History.” by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. When after years I wore & cut it to death (hate tight necks) I finally found another at Northern Sun. Best part ~ it is MADE IN THE USA! And washes great.
    From your list, I love the HANRO T’s. That neckline & length ~ awesome. Wish they were not so expensive.
    2nd fave: that Fabrizio Gianni ls in any shade of blue.

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  122. Leslie Bonner says:

    Fortunately I sew so that’s all I make nowdays. I like them fitted but not too fitted. For RTW you can’t go wrong with Eileen Fisher silk jersey Ts. Pricey and not a lot of colors (black and white) but nice and long lasting.

    BTW, Maybe I’m cranky at my age but I do not like the off the shoulder boat necks that are so prevelent in RTW. I tried them with a tank underneath that covers the bra straps but I am not comfortable in them at all.
    Leslie

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  123. SharShar65 says:

    My favorite t-shirt is an old Chico’s that is absolutely the most comfortable one I own. I’d love to win the V-neck – my old skinny neck bones would show to much in the other.

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  124. DebDeb says:

    Of the tops your experts selected, I love the styling of the pink Fabrizio Gianni top. Maybe it’s the former dancer in me, as it has a ballet styling that I believe flatters a nice collarbone and strong shoulders, and the sleeve and cut of the top flatter the figure without being too form fitting, or too boxy and short.

    My favorite T right now, is the Gap-Favorite T Long Sleeve. I have it in a couple of colors, and am on my third white one, because I wear them under everything, and they are soft, durable and sleeve length is long enough for my arms. Highly recommend it.

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  125. Faith says:

    Well, I have several that I wouldn’t wear too many places. I have one from a vacation ot Bredenridge CO that I’ve had since 09/11 (I’ll always remember that date). I have a long sleeved gray t-shirt that was my fathers. I love to wear it. It reminds me of him.

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  126. Rita says:

    I have more t-shirts in my closet than any other clothing item. Long sleeve, short sleeve, 3/4 sleeve, v-neck, scoop neck, etc. One thing they all have in common is the comfort factor, the second thing is the durability factor. If not, they don’t make the cut. I don’t necessarily have a favorite brand. I have everything from designer brands to Target and Chico’s. T-shirts are just so versatile.

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  127. elizabeth says:

    I love soft shirts.

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  128. Marsha Crain says:

    My fav T-shirt is my old Blue sorority t. Holds lots of good memories!!

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  129. shewalk says:

    Not anymore. I used to have a favorite t-shirt, but I finally had to throw it out.

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  130. Laura Abshier says:

    I do have a favorite t-shirt, I only wear it on days I will be at home because it’s so faded.

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  131. Joan says:

    One company that has great t-shirts collection for all ages is Uniqlo. It has the 4 essentials that I like in a product.
    1. Great price points
    2. Wide range of style of t’s
    3. Incredibly soft
    4. Fantastic colour range

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  132. Dottie527 says:

    I have a yellow t shirt with a duck on it that my kids bought me one Mother’s Day when they were little. They are now 36, 39 &41. It couldn’t have cost more than $5, but they were so thrilled, and it is now very thin, and not so yellow, but when I see it it brings back warm fuzzy memories.

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  133. Mary Leonard says:

    I love the look of those Fabrizio Ts! I have a couple of favorites; a super soft Calvin Klein and a v-neck Old Navy in deep violet that fits just right.

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  134. thereislightonthehorizon says:

    YEARS ago I had a tee that was very similar to the fabric used for baby tees. I can’t remember how or where I got it and haven’t found another since it’s demise. Since then I have tried many brands (though not going as high up in price over $25) and have not found a favorite since the 80’s.
    Having a favorite t-shirt these days would depend on the fabric, cut and sleeve design. Could this be the one??

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  135. barbiejo78 says:

    Yes! My favorite t-shirt has a v-neck and cap sleeves from Banana Republic. It is worn but I can’t seem to part with it. I think I would love the Fabrizio t-shirt!

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  136. ktpotat says:

    I live in t-shirts and jeans working with kids.I might not be able to single it down to one but yes I have favorite t-shirts.

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  137. Kathy Timm says:

    I love t-shirts but especially the ones with 3/4 sleeves since I am FOF…I am not fond of my arms so anytime I find a 3/4 sleeve t-shirt – I jump on it.

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  138. mtwheat says:

    Love the Pink with the long sleeves and the round neck. This style would look great on just about anyone and be really flattering!

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  139. CiCi says:

    a really soft cotton tshirt that feels great on my skin!

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  140. ctgal says:

    They really do vary over time. For awhile, I liked K Mart’s Route 66 tees. They were very inexpensive, tight and cute. Then it was Nordstrom’s brand. They had great colors. Now, nothing. I really like the Hanro tees and the Zara boatnecks!

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  141. Terry says:

    Caslon long sleeve, scoop neck teeshirts. They come in multiple colors, are stylish well made. I run into other women who, when I am wearing this teeshirt, look at it and say is that from Nordstroms and I do the same! It’s my go to piece for work and play!

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  142. meppybn says:

    Not a favourite label per se, but definitely always make sure they have elastane so they keep their shape. Always on the look out for good ones so thanks for the suggestions!

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  143. Kim Cage says:

    My favorite t-shirt is one my mother bought me years ago
    and is wearing thin but it is so comfortable. It’s a heather gray Calvin Klein and I will be so sad when I can no longer wear!!

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  144. skonko says:

    I love bright colored v-neck t-shirts and have many of them. They are my go-to t-shirt!

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  145. Susan Wilson says:

    I would have to choose my teal blue t-shirt as my favorite because I feel that teal looks good on every person, regardless of skin tone.

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  146. jmb0923 says:

    Not really – some are better than others but no clear favorite!

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  147. bonsny says:

    My favorite T-shirt was purchased at a sporting goods store. It is a soft fitted but not clingy pink v-neck. On the front it says “I fought like a girl and won”. Wearing that shirt always makes me smile because I won my fight 5 years ago.

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  148. Susan says:

    My favorite t-shirts are those given to me by my children that they buy on vacation. Always pretty, always comfy and reminds me of their happy times.

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  149. merrittinmartinez says:

    As my shape changes (more middle no matter how much exercise) I find I don’t have a favorite Tee any longer. I actually bought jersey so I could make my own because Tees are generally not long enough and, if they are not skin tight, they are too loose. Most waistlines come up to my underbust. I’m just frustrated with fit and it has nothing to do with the price of the Tee.

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  150. beachwoman says:

    Oh, yes! My favorite tee is white with the words Rip Curl embroidered on the front. I bought many years ago while visiting my daughter in Laguna. Alas, it’s starting to fall apart.
    The navy striped bateau looks like a great replacement, though!

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  151. mkmason says:

    I found these T designs to be rather basic and ho-hum. I always liked the ones we grew up with as kids we called “poor boys”. They had scoop necks, sleeves just at the elbow, and often textured fabric. These days with my “blubber belly” I’m lucky to find a T long enough to cover my belly button down to my hips without showing the pants waistline, or being too tight across the hips and riding up. I also prefer long sleeves even in the Texas heat, as I’m always feeling chilled, which gets worse the older I get. Also, I avoid the horizontal stripes with my figure, and would like a pattern that minimizes the blubber belly.

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  152. novokate says:

    Land’s End always has great colors and styles. I usually go for a vneck or boatneck in a solid which makes it more versital. I am not familiar with the Fabrizio Gianni tees but would love to try one and the ones shown above look perfect.

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  153. Susan says:

    My favorite t-shirts are from Eileen Fisher and are made of viscose jersey. I also like my “Favorites” from The Gap.

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  154. skipheart says:

    I do have a favorite t-shirt, it is actually a recycled one I picked up, soooo soft and comfortable.

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  155. gshep says:

    Yes ! It is the softest tee shirt and hangs loosely without looking sloppy.

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  156. barbara m. says:

    Wow, great tees, all!
    I do have a favorite shirt, it’s a Danskin; orange, v-neck and not sure what blend. It is my happy color and it feels and looks great on.

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  157. Cindy Swanson says:

    I DON’T have a favorite T right now…the only ones I have, I only wear under a cardigan, because I don’t think they’re flattering enough to wear alone.

    But with warmer weather, I need one that I feel good about…so here’s hoping I win!

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  158. ElenaD3LV says:

    I found ONE tee that I will be seen in public wearing – it’s an elbow sleeve, empire waist loose fit from JJill that they offered several years ago and have not offered since. When you have my body shape, anything looks pretty good until you sit down and if theres’s not enough material to blouseit out around the waist, all that 61 year old flab is accented. NO THANKS. I feel like a stuffed sausage in every Tee I’ve tried. Not ver flattering or appealing.

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  159. Kathy Earls says:

    I do have a favorite. It’s an old gap tshirt that I still love.

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  160. Jacquie says:

    The Fabrizio Gianni boatneck would work for me. I have lymphedema so I wear long sleeves or shirt jackets all the time to conceal my compression sleeve. This fits the bill.

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  161. Lila Martin says:

    I noticed that all the shirts shown are on younger and slimmer women. How about showing some on real over 50 women that have fat arms and bellies? Try to be more realistic. Those pictures make all us real women just feel inferior.

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  162. Deretta says:

    I love a boatneck or scoopneck tee. I have had several that I love, and then an unfortunate cooking or eating accident renders them “spotty…!”

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  163. Margaret says:

    My favorite T-shirt is black and not too tight. It goes with jeans and I can throw a nice sweater over it to make it look just right for night.

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  164. Linda Owens says:

    I don’t have a favorite tshirt but I like purple one

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  165. bloomingidiot says:

    One that is v neck or scoop neck and cotton with just enough spandex to hold its shape.

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  166. Donna Role says:

    I love cotton T shirts to wear alone or under blazers or cardigans. When the weather gets warmer i look for t with elbow length arms. Or sleeves half way between shoulder and elbow. This type of sleeve hides the jiggle of the uper arm and still gives you the Tshirt feel for an older woman. Ugh hard to find If I find them I will buy one in every color. Help

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  167. dcrlawrence@gmail.com says:

    My favorite brand for t-shirts is Land’s End. I have a long torso and they are long enough for me. The length of the Land’s end t-shirts hit at my hips and other brand t-shirts fall just below my belly button–too short for my taste.

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  168. Tracey says:

    Found my new favorite at an unlikely place-Wal-mart!
    It’s a happy yellow color and hits just the right spot on my hips.

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  169. Cynthia says:

    I have a fabulous cobalt blue boatneck that skims just right and looks great under an angle-hem wrap. I also have an old, soft football jersey that I’ve had for over 30 years that I adore and wear occassionally with jeans … ‘course I’ve steadily discarded most of my jeans ’cause they no longer fit right!

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  170. 3thingsuneed says:

    OOOOh I love the MINT color…..in a Med……
    My all time favorite t-shirt that I “sometimes” wear to bed(guilty).. is a Pink Floyd silk screen that now has been washed so many times that it is faded and the logo is sorta tearing around the silk screen.. I would never, actually I couldn’t wear it to the mailbox even LOL

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  171. Christine Williamson says:

    Nothing is more versatile and wearable than a great fitting T — in a really good fabric.

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  172. Cassi Jensen says:

    Yes, and it’s a U2 t-shirt I bought at a concert years ago. I only wear to sleep in now or garden, but it’s so soft and a comfortable fit. I even went on Ebay a few years ago and got the same t-shirt when the first one wore out!

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  173. iwalk says:

    I have 5 favorites. They are all identical and have had then for years!

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  174. betsy says:

    yes- black, 3/4 sleeves to hide the saggy arms, v-neck to show collarbones, stretchy for comfort!

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  175. Soap says:

    My favorite tee is a longer in length, covering half of my bum, fabric is substantial with stretch that has good recovery, does not wrinkle. I love all the neckline shapes, as I’m a jacket girl too, so depending on which jacket I wear each day.

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  176. Regina S says:

    My favorite tee is from the Valerie Bertinelli collection so comfy

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  177. Lynne H says:

    I have a favorite t shirt that my nephew gave me for my 40th birthday. Its fuschia and it says I’m 18 with 22 years of experience.
    It is definitily my favorite

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  178. Tina Ashton says:

    My favorite T-shirt is actually one I bought for my son and then he grew out of it. Tried it on one day and found it fit me and have been wearing it ever since. I am 5’8″ and 120 pounds with a long torso and I learned that Men’s t-shirts are cut longer than Women’s which really works for me. I am loving all the new T-shirt options available now and how they can be worn with suits as well as casual wear. The better brand shirts are cut longer in the arms and body which is great for me.

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  179. Maggie says:

    I love the FOF site but am disappointed that the T’s featured above all appear to be modeled by much younger women. I like t-shirts that come to just above the elbow, as a lot of us do not have toned arms to show off.

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  180. robbie753 says:

    Some of my favorite t-shirts are hand-me-downs from my children from their swimming days in college, and lifeguard shirts from past competitions.

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  181. dogladydi says:

    Well, no I need a new “favorite.”

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  182. Debbie says:

    I love T-shirts great for layering here in the Northwest, my favorite T I found while thrifting crushed in the racks, long but not too long, just the right thickness of fabric and unique butterflies across the front… flying away….
    One is never too old, esp. since age is a number and I choose to be happy, young well into my later years.
    Thank you, Debbie from the Northwest

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  183. Barbara Blackmar says:

    Find that L L Bean has a nice pima cotton long sleeved T shirt that wears and washes well.

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  184. Gayla says:

    I have several favorite t-shirts. They all have scoop or v necks comfy cotton with plenty of room. I would love to try these shirts on too.

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  185. Kristin Gilbert says:

    I do have a favorite tee shirt. It fits just right in the shoulders and chest and not too tight in the waist! Love Love!!!

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  186. spartn88 says:

    Favorite, hmmm, it changes, as I have so many! You got to change it up every now and then, plus t’s are comfy, colorful and mostly pretty flattering.
    My favorite is whatever looks the best, original, current of what I own at the time.

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  187. Anne says:

    I love a boat-neck style– especially with 3/4 length sleeves! Those from Zara look very interesting to me!

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  188. Ruth says:

    I love the black and white stripe! I am an afficiano of all things French. This reminds me of the mariner shirt from a French company that does not do me any favors!

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  189. Susan Barnhart says:

    I have a favorite t-shirt…Comfy brand. Loose enough to not show those “bad spots”, but tailored enough to not look sloppy! I can even take off my jacket if I get hot in this t-shirt and not worry!

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  190. Rallo says:

    My favorite Tee has sleeves and a little long over the hips. Love the boat neck and stripes.

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  191. Margarida says:

    My favourite t-shirt is fuchsia, soft, comfortable and so versatile!

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  192. kmariem18 says:

    Not one in particular, but I lean toward v-necks and scoop necks.

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  193. pameladw says:

    I do have a favorite t-shirt. I wear it when I go walking everyday. It is light, a little baggy, and so comfortable!

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