While a tank top might not be the most exciting of fashion items, the humble basic should never be underestimated. Its sartorial power lies in its simplicity—reliable, effortless, and unequivocally cool—it’s one of the most loved staples among the fashion set, adding a cool touch to so many different outfits.
A basic tank never really goes out of style, but it’s certainly having a moment right now thanks partly to its large presence on the S/S 23 runways and the fact that so many fashion people are centering their outfits around the simple basic. Plenty of luxury brands are serving up their own covetable iterations of the staple (hello, Prada and Loewe) but you definitely don’t need to spend a fortune to add it into your look.
Now that summer is right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to give your tank an upgrade—whether you go for a ’90s-square neckline or a plunging scoop silhouette. For plenty of inspiration on how to style yours this spring/summer season we’re sharing 8 cool tank top outfits that prove this affordable basic should be your number one purchase right now.