Fashion 8 Ways to Dress Up Your Tee By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on May 12, 2010 @ 11:25AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Vince Flores/CelebirtyPhoto.com 8 Ways to Dress Up Your Tee 01 of 08 1. Add a Vest BAUER-GRIFFIN.COM Beyonce gave her tank an instant upgrade with a studded Balmain waistcoat. Look for a vest with similar embellishment for a sweet-but-tough combo. 02 of 08 2. Pair with a Textured Skirt Dave M. Benett/Getty Images Gwyneth Paltrow made a graphic tee evening-ready with the addition of a draped chiffon Burberry skirt. Choose a black and white T-shirt to bring the texture center stage. 03 of 08 3. Tie on a Scarf Todd Williamson/WireImage Nicole Richie added color and pattern to her vintage tee with a vibrant Pucci scarf. For maximum versatility, play around with different ways to drape and tie. 04 of 08 4. Layer on an Evening Jacket London Ent/Splash Joy Bryant glammed up a gray T-shirt with a Lurex Rachel Roy topper. For maximum impact, try a jacket with shine, like a beaded bolero or sequined blazer. 05 of 08 5. Splatter Paint It Nick Harvey/WireImage Kate Bosworth looked edgy-glam in an artsy top by Josh Goot. Get a similar look by splatter painting a simple white tee with goof-proof spray dyes. 06 of 08 6. Wear a Statement Necklace Chris Weeks/WireImage Sophia Bush brought the wow factor to her V-neck tank with an elaborate Miriam Haskell bib necklace. Try several strands of beads or pearls for an equally potent take on the look. 07 of 08 7. Slip on Some Formal Shorts Demis Maryannakis / Splash News Alexa Chung rocked out an oversize navy tee with silver brocade short shorts. Make the combo most effective by choosing pieces in the same color family, like Alexa's cool tones. 08 of 08 8. Push Up the Sleeves Vince Flores/CelebirtyPhoto.com Emma Roberts channeled James Dean by scrunching up the short sleeves of her 3.1 Phillip Lim top. Use this trick to transform your man's bulky tee.