6 Athletic-Inspired Essentials to Step Up Your Fashion A-Game
You don’t need to be a sports fan to get involved with one of the summer’s biggest trends. Athletic-inspired looks ruled the runways, from sleek and sexy sportswear at Gucci, to sequined streetwear at Ashish and tennis whites seen at Rag & Bone.
For sporty-cool style advice, look to one of our favorite bloggers, Jayne Min of Stop It Right Now, or channel models-off-duty in a mix of casual sports inspired pieces worn back with denim. We break down the key elements you need to get the look below.
1) The Sweatshirt
Unleash your inner track star in a classic grey marl sweatshirt, which is enjoying something of a fashion moment currently. An everyday essential all women should have in their closets, look for styles with slogans and varsity lettering.
Isabel Marant Étoile Fujiyama Sweatshirt
2) The Varsity Tee
Want to get the sporty look but don’t know where to start? Invest in a Varsity T-shirt. Teamed with denim shorts or casual pants, it’s perfect for game night or a weekend brunch.
Zoe Karssen T-Shirt With Varsity Girl Gang Print
3) Track Shorts
Switch your favorite denim cut-offs for a sporty track short this summer. Bring out your inner tomboy in chambray styles or go ultra-glam in liquid metallics for a day-to-night look.
Madewell Track Shorts
4) Sporty Bags
Sports bags aren’t just for the gym. Opt for a steamlined backpack or a classic nylon carry all to take you from the street to the studio.
Alexander Wang Dumbo Backpack
Sneakers are trending in a big way right now and it goes without saying that they’re an essential part of any sporty ensemble. Whether you’re a high-top or slip-on kind of girl, the right sneaker elevates your look.
New Balance Lightweight 410 Sneakers
6) Baseball Caps
The sports classic thats just as at home on the streets as in the stadium, so get your game face on with a baseball cap!
ASOS Plain Baseball Cap
What’s your favorite athletic-inspired fashion piece?