How to Dress Up A Graphic Tee Like Karlie Kloss

Everyone should have a graphic tee in their closet. It may have your favorite old school band or an inspiring saying on it. Model Karlie Kloss styles this casual staple and dresses it up to make it sleek and chic. With the right attitude, you can wear this outfit anywhere from running errands to a cocktail party. Here’s how to dress up a graphic tee like Karlie Kloss. And with each piece under $100 you can get this look for less.

Dress Up A Graphic Tee Like Karlie Kloss

cinq a sept white Let Love In Crewneck Graphic Tee
cinq a sept Let Love In Crewneck Graphic Tee, $85

Start with a graphic tee. It can be a great conversation starter. This Let Love In tee by cinq a sept will add a some edgy style to your look! Just make sure it is crisp and wrinkle-free.

black high waist wide leg pants
T Tahari Wide Leg Pants, now $64.80

What really makes this look polished is the wide leg high waist pant with the tee tucked in. This T Tahari pair looks very similar to Kloss’s and can be dressed-up for holiday occasions or dressed down to be more casual like this outfit. A perfect fitting pair of black pants can make anything look chic.


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black fishnet slingback pointed toe pumps,
INC International Concepts Women’s Coletta Slingback Pointed Toe Pumps, $89.50

I love the sheer shoe the supermodel is wearing. It gives a little playful vibe to the overall ensemble. This pump from Macys, has a sheer fishnet pattern and a fun bow on the side. You may also like this shoe in the black polka dot print.

cubic zirconia triangular post earring
New York & Company Cubic Zirconia Triangular Post Earring, $16.95

Add a bit of bling with a stud earring like these triangular posts from New York & Company. Shiny “diamonds” are a perfect contrast to a white t-shirt. Actually, diamonds look great with anything.

Leopard print clutch bag with zipper
Mali + Lili Molly Leopard Print Vegan Leather Clutch, $48

Finish off the look with this leopard print Mali + Lili clutch to show a little of your wild side.

Now you have a polished look, and it all started off with your favorite graphic t-shirt.

Tips on How to Dress Up A Graphic Tee

1. Take a cue from Karlie Kloss and wear a tee that is fitted in the shoulders and waist. A tighter cap sleeve t-shirt works best for this look because it can be tucked in. And of course make sure it is not wrinkled.

2. A pair of black pants with wide legs can dress up anything. Again the fit is key! The wide legs should skim over your hips and legs and fit comfortably at the waist. Even wide leg pants can fit too tight in the waist and hips, and will turn this look from cool to tacky.

3. Bling it up with accessories! Go ahead and wear sheer evening pumps and diamond studs with your tee. The fun part about fashion is mixing it up! And that’s what usually makes styling work.

– Rachel Bogo

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Photo: Karlie Kloss Instagram

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