Self-care is an important part of staying healthy. Whether your personal brand involves an invigorating yoga session or grabbing a latte and people watching, you’ve got to have some comfy and cute clothes to lounge in. That is where athleisure comes in, the popular activewear trend that’s gripped the runway. Look like you’re doing something while doing nothing at all. Let’s take a look at the top trends in athleisure this season, and how you can incorporate them into your closet.
Designers have been changing out undergarments for swimwear this season, layering them under sheer garments or as focal points of the ensembles. Alessandra Rich’s basic one-piece is made stunning with a bejeweled belt and bomber jacket, while Huishan Zhang’s high waisted bottoms and tube top are stunning on their own, paired with a lovely dress bejeweled with pearls. Christopher Esber and Emilio Pucci both utilized halter top style bikinis, and Chloe’s fuschia two-piece speaks volumes under a dress of guipure lace.
Relax in style with these fabrics:
Biker shorts have cropped up everywhere, from basic black to bejeweled and metallic styles. Alena Akhmadullina’s fairytale styles are stunning, accented with beautiful biker shorts featuring a floral print, while Area and Baja East show bright, metallic pink styles. Chanel shows an abstract print on a biker shorts and sweater matching set, and Cynthia Rowley shows biker shorts with a matching blazer.
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Take a look at these fabrics:
Dropped crotch pants are often seen as joggers or sweatpants, roomy and breathable for a comfortable workout. Alexandre Vauthier and Dice Kayak use fabrics not at all suited for sweating for their take on dropped crotch pants, and Kimora Lee Simmons does something similar with her leather style. Lanvin’s high waisted style features well-placed pleating, and Nili Lotan’s paisley style is perfect for heading to a nightclub or to grab a coffee in the early morning.
Check out Mood’s take on Dropped Crotch Pants:
Try out these fabrics:
Leisure Track Suits
Leisure suits are all the rage these days, but athleisure takes it to a whole new level or lounge with leisure trach suits. Alena Akhmadullina’s stunning sun tracksuit is far too beautiful to be worked out in, while Christian Cowan’s orange rendition features ric-rac style drawstrings and are paired beautifully with glittering platform sneakers. Custo Barcelona’s shimmering cargo pants and matching jacket puts a whole new meaning to “I don’t sweat, I glisten,” and Moschino and Pam & Gela produced blue tracksuits ideal for watching a game from the sidelines.
Take leisure to a new level with these fabrics:
How do you feel about the athleisure trend? Let me know in the comments!