Entertainment Fashion & Style The Best Men's Tank Tops Share PINTEREST Email Print Fashion & Style Tops & Sweaters Accessories Dresses Skirts Jeans Pants Outerwear Lingerie & Swimwear Do It Yourself Shoes Skincare Advice Makeup Hair Fragrance Tattoos and Body Piercings Kids and Teens Bumps & Babies Learn More By Daniel Billett Contributing Writer University of Washington Daniel is a contributing writer covering grooming for Byrdie. our editorial process Daniel Billett Updated March 24, 2018 Men's tank tops have come a long way since the plain, thin white cotton "wife beaters" we were once used to. These days they come in all kinds of fabrics, colors, and styles. They aren't just underwear anymore; they're a men's fashion staple. Thank tops can be worn in the summer with a great pair of jeans or shorts and flip-flops. You see all kinds of them at the gym as well, often made with breathable, dry-wicking fabrics. Check out our list of some of the best tank tops for men. 01 of 08 2(x)ist Essential Athletic Tank 2(x)ist's Essential Athletic Tank is a modern update to the classic tank. It is form-fitting and has a square-shaped neckline that's lower cut than many other options, which makes it a good choice for layering. 02 of 08 Polo Ralph Lauren Rib Knit Cotton Tank Ralph Lauren makes more than a good polo shirt. The Polo Ralph Lauren Rib Knit Cotton Tank has a slim fit and is made of 100% cotton. It's a little pricier than some other options, but the quality is good. This is a classic rib-knit tank that many guys like. 03 of 08 C-IN2 Bamboo Mesh Hummer Tank The C-IN2 Bamboo Mesh Hummer Tank is a great basic tank, but what makes it unique is that it is made of stretch bamboo/cotton. These materials are naturally deodorizing and moisture-wicking. The graphic stripe at the neckline makes it sporty and interesting, plus it comes in four colors. 04 of 08 Champion Dry Seamless Rib Tank Top The Champion Dry Seamless Rib Tank Top was developed for those with active lifestyles. It is body conscious and made from stretch cotton. It is also seam-free and tag-free for extra comfort. 05 of 08 2(x)ist Optic Tank The 2(x)ist Optic Tank is a great basic shirt. It is made of lightweight stretch cotton and comes in four fun colors. This is the type of tank that is great for the gym, layering, lounging, and wearing with shorts or jeans in the summer. 06 of 08 Emporio Armani Cotton Tank This soft cotton tank by Emporio Armani has a slim fit and is tagless, making it even more comfortable. It also features skinny shoulder straps so you can show off your hard work at the gym. It comes in both black and white. 07 of 08 JM Sport Tank Top JM Sport Tank Top is an athletic-inspired tank and is made of stretch microfiber. It won't shrink or fade with washing. The stretch microfiber wicks moisture, making this tank perfect for the gym. 08 of 08 2(x)ist Retro Racer Back Tank Top The retro vibe of this tank, including a contrasting trim and side panels, appeals to many fashion-conscious guys. It is made out of a blend of cotton and bamboo and has a slim fit. It can be worn as an undershirt or on its own.