How to: wear the motto t-shirt - Fair-a-Porter


Camille Charriere styles her motto t-shirt under a classic blazer © Instagram/camillecharriere

How to: wear the motto t-shirt

The sustainable motto t-shirt to get the fashionistas look

Take the political sloganeering we have seen during the past months and add in fashion’s current love of merch and you have this season’s boldest trend: the slogan T-shirt. One of biggest trend of the season, both on the streets and catwalks -from New York to Paris – has been the motto t-shirt. While this shirt style is not necessarily anything new, street style stars have proven that this T-shirt style is officially the most versatile item in your wardrobe. With political and feminist slogans that vary from the “Love” sweater from Michael Kors, to the “We Should All Be Feminists” Dior’s t-shirt and “Futuresex” Paco Rabanne collaborative tops with graphic designer Peter Saville, there is enough for every taste and a smile is guaranteed. If you’s like to know more about the feminist slogan topic, read German journalist Margarete Stokowski latest article here

Dior © PR

Pernille Teisbaek © Instagram/pernilleteisbaek

Paco Rabanne © PR

Adaptable and current? Trends like that are hard to come by! Are you wondering how to wear these statement-making graphic tees? To be honest, there is no right or wrong answer to that question, which is what makes this item a must have for every closet. Some style them simply with jeans and sneakers while others aim to impress by pairing them with velvet suits, midi skirts, and even dresses. Whichever way you choose to style yours, this trend is guaranteed to stick around and that’s a trend worth investing in! From the fashionistas of Instagram we have seen some common styling trend, such as tucked in, rolled sleeves, knotted, on top a turtleneck…​

The motto t-shirt tucked in a pleated skirt © Instagram/camillecharriere

Leandra Cohen rolls her sleeves © Instagram/leandracohen

Matching a motto t-shirt with a long dress ©

The advantage of motto t-shirts is that they are easy to wear with everything and can make your outfit look different from the usual. Do you have a crash for them the same way as me? Here my favorite ones!


Chinti & Parker © PR


Armedangels © PR


Closed © PR

Text: Margaux Lombard

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