One of the most asked questions in fashion history is no doubt “what would you describe yourself as, heels or trainer’s girl?”. News flash! Saying you’re a trainer’s girl does not imply that you are not into fashion as much as the “heel girl”. Casual babes around the world have joined forces, showing that dressing comfortable and effortless is a vibe that is not going anywhere and the massive Sports Luxe trend is here for good and a key trend to invest in. If you are still unsure what sports-luxe consists of think fashionable street style that won’t be going anywhere near a treadmill. Yes, that’s right the athleisure trend is all about pairing casual, sporty pieces to create fashionable outfits that can be worn at desk and dinner. Sports luxe can work for you no matter your preferred style, gone are the day's tracksuit bottoms cannot be worn with heels and two-piece suits cannot be teamed with trainers (shocking, we know!). But don’t just take our word for it, if you head over to Kim K’s Instagram feed you will no doubt see her don trackies and heels causing fashion lovers worldwide to follow suit.
So, if you love the sports look, but not quite sure how to make it sports luxe appropriate here are some ideas to help you achieve this high-fashion look. We have handpicked some of our favourite sports-inspired pieces, teaming sleek and stylish and creating a whole new style for your wardrobe.
When it comes to sports luxe, it’s all about finding the right balance with sport-inspired pieces and standard fashion basics. Take our coral “Caitlyn Asymmetric Silk Necklace Top” for example, the asymmetric hem, chiffon panels and slightly oversized fit featured on this top automatically give this top a more relaxed, casual feel. Now, to achieve the sports-luxe look all you need to do is team this top with skinny jeans and white tennis style trainers and you are good to go.
When thinking sports-luxe you don’t always have to gravitate to styling around obvious pieces like tracksuit bottoms, styling a dress like this can give you the same athleisure impact if adapted correctly. Create a cool, comfy and chic sports luxe allusion with this baggy “Maisy Strap Back Stripe Jersey Dress” available in 5 colours. The super chic simplicity and flattering fit of this dress deliver the carefree feel of sports-luxe. Pair yours with statement chunky trainers for an everyday outfit.
Give your look a stylish and comfortable update this season by playing with sporty elements and switching up the energy dressing down glamour and bringing an athletic dash to your closet.
Tap into the sports trend with this nude “Womens scooped neckline split side cut out Italian maxi top” perfect for city escapes or weekend errands. This super stylish maxi top adds the much-desired structure and elegance playing nicely on the “luxe” element to the activewear trend. You can get the ultimate athletic-inspired look by teaming this with this season’s current, street style favourite; side stripe leggings.
Earn your strips and pull off this ultra-cool trend with this grey “Georgia Floral 2 Pocket Hooded Cardigan” a super-stylish wardrobe staple that will help you beat the Spring chill. This versatile piece can be styled a number of ways to create the sporty luxe vibe without looking too athletic. For a touch of femininity, this hoody will look great thrown over a midi dress and finished off with chunky sandals.
Since sportswear emerged as a major trend more and more of us are leaning towards stocking up on comfortable, wearable fashion that is still trendy, it is no wonder sporty- aesthetics has longevity and is a style growing stronger season on season. Our line-up of SS18 sports-luxe key pieces is your go-to guide for modern, fresh easy-breezy style inspiration. Sidestep the ‘commuter look’ and make this trend work for you with our top tips shared above. As you have read, sporting the athleisure trend is simple and all about having fun and mixing textures, cuts, fits and styles to help create the coolness of this sports-luxe.
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