He simply paired a slim, white T-shirt with jeans. Levi’s 501, Lee or any other straight-cut denim will do. The shoes also matter: wearing a pair of Converse, Dr Martens, goat-leather boots or rough, suede boots will give your look a different touch. It all depends on your taste and choices.
To many music fans, Chet Baker was not only a talented jazz vocalist and trumpet player, but also a man of style. Before Baker became a notorious drug addict in his late twenties, his soft voice in My Funny Valentine captured the heart and soul of many music fans, especially when he included a white T-shirt in his simple look.
Not the Marlon Brando in The Godfather stuffed with cotton in his mouth, but the Brando in his twenties. In The Wild One, he popularised the “Perfecto” leather jacket by Schott Brothers. He also wore a white T-shirt, on- and off-screen. The only secret is that you need to be as slim as the young Brando to convey the look.
The frontman of Nirvana, the legendary, 1990s grunge rock band, Kurt Cobain was truly a unique persona and is still influencing many stylists and musicians. Among his classic dirty-blonde strands and denim looks, it is hard to forget his trademark oversized black-and-red-striped jumper with white oval sunglasses, reportedly by Christian Roth. A white T-shirt underneath and a loosened shirt or jacket on top will get you the “Come as you are” or “Smells like teen spirit” look and attitude.