Shirts are one of the most basic pieces that can be incorporated into any look, from a snazzy suited-up ensemble to a laid-back one for a day at the beach. As versatile as they are, it’s best to have a few different shirt types at your disposal to ensure you’re well-prepared for any situation life throws your way. After all, you don’t want to be wearing a crumpled T-shirt for that last minute date.

Thanks to its versatility, the shirt has seen countless iterations, styles and fabrics that constantly reinvent the look. And while there are countless options you could turn to, we go back to basics and bring you five shirt types that you absolutely need in your wardrobe now.