When Your Gym Kit's This Chic, Shopping's Probably Your Cardio

Fashion

February 19, 2017 | BY Jessie Ho

Hey, we're all for making the treadmill your runway.  

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Photo courtesy of Unsplash/Christopher Campbell

We're of the mind that whatever you're doing, you should look good doing it. Check out these athleisure-inspired looks to keep you looking polished going to and from the gym—think chic and effortless, with a healthy dose of cool for good measure.

(Related: Yes, We Signed Up For Gym To Look Hot In These Eres Swimwear)


Keep it Casual  

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Lucas Hugh black technical knit sports bra, Proenza Schouler PS Courier small leather backpack, LAAIN Lydia curve mesh leggings, Y's by Yohji Yamamoto oversized ribbed-knit cotton sweater, Saint Laurent Joan leather slides

Too-long sleeves are all the rage these days. Throw this oversized sweater on over your workout gear and slip into a pair of slides for that coveted just-rolled-out-of-bed look. 


Ready to Rumble

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Pepper & Mayne high-rise compression performance leggings, Tom Ford Andrew sunglasses, NO KA'OI Ola bra, Athletic Propulsion Labs Cielo suede-trimmed neoprene and knitted sneakers, Charli Cohen Rogues multi-strap performance jacket

A Charli Cohen performance jacket is the star of this outfit, lending an undeniable edge to the pared-down basics of the underlying pieces.  


Knockout Pink

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Varley Nightstalker Print Vance crop sports bra, Dior round frame sunglasses, Y-3 Qasa Elle Lace sneakersGivenchy cropped twill bomber jacketAnya Hindmarch smiley leather crossbody bag, Varley Nightstalker Printed Britnee cropped tights

There's nothing like a matching set to make you feel more put-together. Meanwhile,  the pastel accents of the jacket and accessories lighten up the look. 


Urban Chic

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Yohji Yamamoto cat eye shaped sunglasses, A.P.C. Atelier de Production et de Création Brandy denim jacket, LNDR Squad sports bra in navy, Gucci soho leather disco bag,  Acne Studios Adriana metallic leather sneakers, Fendi Faces appliqué cotton track pant

You don't even have to look like you came from this gym in this outfit. Denim and monochrome are always a winning combination, while the red purse adds a welcome pop of colour. 


Basic Edge

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T by Alexander Wang overlay tank dress, Pepper & Mayne multi-strap compression performance bodysuit, Retrosuperfuture Ilaria Black Matte Zero sunglasses, Adidas Originals Superstar leather sneakers, Vetements Schott leather biker jacket, Marc Jacobs Recruit crossbody wallet

Perfect for the post-workout brunch—a tank dress paired with sneakers for a minimal vibe, complemented with a leather jacket for that rock-and-roll edge. 


Not Quite Monochrome

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Varley Wilton white cotton hoodie, Nike Roshe Two sneakers, The Upside Enter the Dragon-print performance leggings, Balenciaga baseball cap, Track & Bliss Into the Bliss pinked-edge performance bra, Bao Bao Issey Miyake Rider messenger bag

Recall lazy student days with a comfy hoodie, baseball cap and messenger bag, while the statement leggings still manage to convey some degree of effort. 


Sweeping Statement 

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Lucas Hugh Core Performance stretch leggings, Mykita X Maison Margiela round frame sunglasses, NO KA'OI Lani sports bra, Rag & Bone Mini Flight camera bag,  Nike Air Huarache Run Premium sneakers, RAEY displaced-sleeve oversized twill trench coat  

Take a page out of any off-duty model's book with the addition of an unexpected long-length coat. This look is a full-on classy meets sporty—fashion is all about juxtapositions, after all.