The 8 Most Comfortable Men's T-Shirts

So extremely cozy.

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By Rachel Cavanaugh
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When it comes to T-shirts, there’s only one thing that really, truly matters: comfort. To help you find the perfect fit, I scoured Amazon to find the most comfortable men’s T-shirts in existence. Here are the qualities I looked for:

Softness: I gauged this in two ways. First, I looked at materials. Fabrics that are 100% cotton are often the best option (though a little bit of spandex can be nice to add stretch). Secondly, I read the reviews carefully to see what customers had to say.

Temperature control: It’s hard to be comfortable when you’re soaking in sweat. For this, I made sure all of the selections have cooling features such as breathable fabric, mesh panels, moisture-wicking properties (polyester and Merino wool both work great for this), or other ventilating qualities.

Reduced friction: A quick way to ruin an otherwise comfortable shirt is to have tags or seams that rub and chafe. Wherever possible, I looked for shirts with tagless necks, covered seams, or other features that reduce rubbing and friction.

Now that you have a better idea of what makes a shirt comfy, take a scroll through the list below of the most comfortable men’s T-shirts on Amazon. I’ve included a wide selection of styles, colors, and designs.

These Ultra-Soft Cotton Tees That Come In A Three-Pack

The lowdown: Made with soft, comfy material and tag-free labels, these Vince Camuto tees rank among the best cotton T-shirts out there. Available in three different colors, the black and white shirts are constructed with 100% cotton, which reviewers say is amazingly cozy and feels great against your skin. Meanwhile, the gray ones have 12% polyester mixed in, which adds moisture-wicking properties, too. At roughly $7 a shirt, they’re reasonably priced for the quality and don’t feel cheap or flimsy.

Proof from fans: “My husband is not someone to rave much about clothes, but when I gave him this set of t-shirt tops, I heard endless raving! He loves how soft they feel. The cotton used in these must be of high quality, as they just feel almost silky. For my husband to notice this, it must be a pretty extreme difference from most tops!”

Available sizes: Small to X-Large

A Soft, Lightweight Tee With Special Mesh Panels For Ventilation On Hot Days

The lowdown: The cool, lightweight men’s shirt is a great choice if it’s hot outside or if you’re someone who tends to sweat a lot. It’s made with moisture-wicking material and a special mesh panel on the side for ventilation. While the exact fabric composition isn’t given, the machine-washable shirt dries quickly and offers UPF 50+ sun protection as a bonus. It features a tagless design, and it’s available in both black and white color options. I have the women’s version of this T-shirt, and I can personally vouch that it’s extremely soft and comfortable.

Proof from fans: “I have been living in a couple of these for the past two years. They are fantastic, especially in a hot climate like southern Vietnam. I highly recommend these Tasc undershirts.”My hubby’s favorite undershirt. If they were cheaper, he’d have all this kind.”

Available sizes: Small to XX-Large

A Moisture-Wicking Crew Neck To Wear That’s Great For The Gym

The lowdown: Designed specifically for working out at the gym, yoga, and other athletic feats, these Gaiam tees are some of the best crew neck T-shirts available. Not only are they exceptionally comfortable, they’re also moisture-wicking, largely due to the polyester construction which makes up 94% of the fabric. The rest is spandex, which gives it a nice, stretchy feel. Reviewers say it is soft, lightweight, and fits great.

Proof from fans: “Really soft material, athletic fit, moisture wicking too. Reminds me of higher end athleisure brands like Lulu but less expensive”

Available sizes: Small to X-Large

This High-End Hiking Tee That’s Made From Merino Wool

The lowdown: Constructed with high-quality Merino wool, this lightweight men’s hiking T-shirt offers the comfort of a laid-back, lounge-around tee with the athletic qualities of high-level performance gear. The ultra-soft 17.5 micron wool offers exceptional breathability, as well as warmth when needed — without being thick, bulky, or itchy. You can get it wet and it will dry quickly, and it also wicks sweat like a champ. The material, which is built with 20+ UPF sun protection, is rugged yet soft and features odor-reducing antimicrobial properties. The high-quality Merino makes it a bit pricier than some of the other options, but if you spend much time hiking, it’s totally worth it.

Proof from fans: “I love this shirt. I’m a bit of a t-shirt snob. I’ve bought too many that just don’t fit right, or if they do, after one or two washes are too small/short. And it’s also hard to find a shirt that is sustainably and ethically made. This shirt checks all the boxes for me. It’s soft, has a great fit, has all the benefits of merino wool without the hefty price tag, and is from a company that cares about its customers and the impact of its product. I will be buying many more.”

Available sizes: Small to XX-Large

This Popular Pack Of Budget Tees That Has More Than 3,000 Reviews

The lowdown: If you’re on a budget, these popular men’s T-shirts, which come in a six-pack, make a great choice. They’re affordable yet, according to customers, still offer exceptional quality for the price. The wildly popular tees boast more than 3,000 reviews, many of which offer testimonials to their softness, coziness, and comfort. They’re made from 100% cotton with a casual crew neck and a stretchy ribbed collar. The tagless design around the neck is chafe-free, and the covered shoulder seams reduce friction and rubbing. The lightweight, breathable shirts are available in both white and black.

Proof from fans: “My husband started wearing Gildan T-shirts a few years ago, and very quickly became his favorite brand. The workmanship is top notch, the cotton material is of a better quality than others on the market. After numerous washes, they do not stretch out of shape, nor does the fabric break down. The fit is right-on, and he tells me how comfortable and cool they are (especially in our hot southern summers). It’s also a nice layer during the winter. I can’t praise Gildan enough.”

Available sizes: Small to XX-Large

This Surf-Inspired Tee That Blends Comfort With Style

The lowdown: With soft fabric and a laid-back tailored fit, this Everyday California tee offers an excellent combination of comfort and style. It’s made with a blend of 50% polyester with cotton and rayon, too. The result is material that’s unbelievably soft yet also lightweight and moisture-wicking. It has a stretchy crew neck and great design.

Proof from fans: “Great shirt! Soft and comfortable. My husband loves it.”

Available sizes: Small - XX-Large

An Affordable Heavyweight T-Shirt With A Handy Chest Pocket

The lowdown: If you’re looking for something thicker, this rugged crew-neck shirt, which has more than 3,800 reviews, is one of the best heavyweight T-shirts. The cult following on Amazon comes largely from folks who say it’s strikingly comfortable and also durable. The ultra-soft shirt is constructed with 100% preshrunk cotton (which means you can machine-wash it and it won’t shrink) and a tagless neck to reduce chafing. It’s an excellent choice for working outdoors, running errands, or performing manual labor. It’s available in a wide range of sizes and more than two dozen color options.

Proof from fans: “Love this shirt! Fits perfectly. I am a size large in most shirts. Sometimes large shirts expose my belly when I stretch my arms and I hate this. Extra large is too baggy and looks like I’m wearing a bag. This shirt fits just right. It has the large size measurements and also has extra length so when I stretch my body is always covered. Furthermore, the material is comfortable and of good quality.”

Available sizes: Small to XXX-Large (select tall sizes depending on color)

A Slim-Fit Undershirt With Underarm Sweat Pads To Keep You Cool And Dry

The lowdown: If you tend to sweat a lot, this is one of the best slim-fit T-shirts you can find. Designed with unique sweat-absorbing pads in the armpits, the lightweight undershirts — which a fan has called a “game changer” — are made specifically for managing perspiration. The fabric is made from soft, cool 95% bamboo rayon with a splash of spandex to add stretchiness and flexibility. The tagless necks minimize rubbing, and they’re fully washing machine safe. As a bonus, it’s extra long to make it easy to tuck in.

Proof from fans: “No embarrassing sweat marks and no more stains! The shirt does not add any extra bulk either. It’s just like wearing an undershirt. Highly Recommend!”

Available sizes: X-Small to XXX-Large

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