Five Plus One is our weekly series of buyer’s guides. We pick a specific category and dig up five great options along with one that’s a little outside the norm.
Now that summer has come to an end and layering season is upon us, there is no better time to stock up on some long sleeve base layers. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the most compelling Long Sleeve Pocket Tees on the market. Whether your have a wardrobe full of essentials and just need one or two more everyday pieces or you’re starting from scratch, we hope you find something that fits your needs.
1) Jungmaven: Baja Long Sleeve Pocket Tee
Jungmaven is well known for their hemp clothing, such as their 55%/45% hemp/cotton Baja Long Sleeve Pocket Tees. The mixed fiber fabric used to make these tees gives them a beautiful texture, which works very well with the myriad of colors that Jungmaven offers. These tees feature matching neck and cuff hemming and a single, front chest pocket.
Available for $64 from Jungmaven.
2) Norse Projects: Johannes Long Sleeve Pocket Tee
Norse Projects Johannes Long Sleeve Pocket Tee is made in an oversized fit out of heavyweight cotton, a combination that will ensure comfort and warmth in the coming months. These tees are finished with a ton of great details, such as the front chest pocket and herringbone tape around the collar, ensuring that you’ll find yourself wanting to put them on each and every morning.
Available for $150 from Blue Owl.
3) Uniqlo: U Crew Long Sleeve Pocket Tee
If you don’t want to spend a ton on new tees or don’t find yourself wearing long sleeve tee shirts too often, then Uniqlo’s U Crew Long Sleeve Pocket Tees might be the option. These tees are made oversized with a drop shoulder and ribbing at the collar and wrists. Available in a large number of neutral colors, these tees are an easy style to collect.
Available for $20 from Uniqlo.
4) Carhartt WIP: Long Sleeve Pocket Tee
Carhartt WIP is popular for their well made, workwear inspired clothing that come in at affordable prices. Their Long Sleeve Pocket Tees are available in every color under the sun, so you’ll be able to fill any gap that exists in your closet. These design of these tees are about as classic as they come but that’s what you really want from basics, isn’t it?
Available for $58 from End Clothing.
5) Velva Sheen: Heavy Oz. Pigment Long Sleeve Pocket Tee
Velva Sheen is one of the most popular names in high-end tees, and their Heavy Oz. Pigment Long Sleeve Pocket Tee is special even for them. Made in the USA from a heavyweight, 100% cotton fabric, these tees are as classic as them come and made to the highest popular standards. Whether you’ll be layering these tees or wearing them on your own, you can’t go wrong with Velva Sheen.
Available for $95 from Lost & Found.
Plus One – Post Overalls: 1106 Long Sleeve Pocket Tee
Long sleeve pocket tees are some of the most essential of all essentials, so it’s hard to find one that truly stands out from the rest. That said, Post Overalls’ 1106 Long Sleeve Pocket Tees has a bit of extra flair in its asymmetric chest pocket and due to the fact that the body is made on a vintage, loopwheel machine, which leads an ultra soft and dense fabric.
Available for $124 from Kafka Mercantile.