Dress ‘em up or dress ‘em down, T-shirts are a garment decorator’s best friend. We’ve gathered together a few of the high street’s top tees and found their perfect imprint pair

From left: Zara’s Flowing Unisex T-shirt, Skinnifit’s shoulder-revealing T-Shirt With Drop Detail, River Island’s FTBC Cold Shoulder Brick Print top, Flowy Scoop Muscle Tee from Bella+Canvas

Zara always has its finger on the fashion pulse and its Flowing Unisex T-shirt from the Ungendered Collection is a classic example of the way it takes a simple design and makes it instantly desirable. Bella+Canvas, another brand that knows exactly what its market wants, has a great matching pair in the Flowy Scoop Muscle Tee (8803) with its low cut armholes and relaxed fit.

From left: Women’s Roll Sleeve T from Mantis, pretty little tee from Pretty Little Things, stripes ahoy with Sol’s Miles T-shirt

Also hitting the trend high notes is River Island’s Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC) Cold Shoulder Brick Print top, designed by Olivia Rubin to celebrate FTBC’s 20th anniversary. Cut-out shoulders are slated to be a hit this summer, which Skinnifit demonstrates with its T-Shirt With Drop Detail (SK233). Mantis World always keeps a close eye on emerging fashions as its 100% organic cotton Women’s Roll Sleeve T (M81) with bartack-finish rolled sleeves shows. It makes a fabulous imprint pair for the roll sleeve tee from the SS16 collection of Pretty Little Things.

Stripes are shaping up to be a winner this season with the Sailor Tee Breton Ecru Coulis from Seasalt Cornwall a classic, 100% organic cotton example. Its imprint pair is Sol’s new-for-2016 Miles (01399) T-shirt made from 100% ringspun cotton and available in ash/ lemon, white/navy and white/red.

From left: Superdry’s Copper Label Cafe Racer T-shirt, Sailor Tee Breton Ecru Coulis from Seasalt Cornwall, Mineral Wash T from Colortone

Those looking for a more vintage, rugged look will love Superdry’s super cool Copper Label Cafe Racer T-shirt. This classic cotton crew neck T-shirt features a distressed, cracked print on the chest and number print on one sleeve, as well as a badge on the hem and sleeve. To recreate its style, the hand-dyed, heavyweight cotton Mineral Wash T (TD003) from Colortone is a great starting point.