There’s A New Rendition Of The Athleisure Trend That We’re Loving
by CHRISTABEL TEO /
May 2, 2018
Now that we’ve all figured out what athleisure is (read: gym clothes that look okay beyond the gym), a new trend blurs the line between sportswear and fashion further. Christabel Teo breaks down the pseudo “I’m an athlete/fitness fanatic” look.
Melanie Chisholm aka the Sporty one from Spice Girls was the poster child of athletic chic in the ’90s and early aughts with a wardrobe that was centred on tracksuits, sweatpants, cropped tops, soccer jerseys and sneakers.
The sports x fashion tie-ups
It’s no longer simply about co-opting the look. These days, fashion houses are teaming up with makers of activewear, coming up with their own, or adapting everything from sporting logos to fabric (yep, Dri-Fit).
Which of the following fun-looking pieces can you actually hit the track/field/gym in? (Actually, only one, but don’t let that stop you.)