This is not an ode to the $20 T-shirt, but the idea that sometimes certain things are worth a little extra $$. That is the case with Frances de Lourdes T-shirts. Designed by native New Yorker Alejandra Echeverria (and produced in New York), these tees are cut from silk and cashmere, come in various weights (and fabric weaves), and are the kind of basic, but not, pieces you pull on again and again.
I bought the Martin tee in black. It is slightly sheer and if you aren’t comfortable with that my suggestion is a Uniqlo Airism tank (I rely on them year round) underneath. But it feels like heaven. And now I want white. And the sleeveless Brando…..
photos courtesy Frances de Lourdes