How To Wear: Sports Inspired Clothing
The trend in question: sports inspired clothing. This uprising trend has been slowly evolving over the years as seen at Marni spring 2011. From relaxed silk trousers, to the resurrection of mesh and slicked back wet hair – this modern trend towards athleticism as seen at Gucci, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Tommy Hilfiger on the spring 2014 RTW catwalks is seriously contagious. Continue reading as we break down 3 ways to wear this vibrant sportswear inspired trend – and from oranges to reds, quilted cottons and high-performance fabrics- this trend has no sign of slowing.
1. Style tip: This sports wear trend is very open to interpretation – meaning whether you’re not fully ready to dive right into your tomboy side – try relaxed silk trousers or striped pants for an athletic vibe.
We like: Bailey 44 ‘Penalty’ Stretch Ankle Track Pants, $ 297.05, shop.nordstrom.com
2. Style tip: Mesh is making a strong comeback as seen at Gucci RTW Spring 2014. While this material is usually reserved for the basketball court- designers are putting a sexy spin on it. Incorporate mesh through tank tops and pair it with soft colours and femme garnishing such an a strappy stiletto for a original take on the tomboy trend.
We like: Elizabeth and James Rider-Mesh Paneled Top, $ 343.65, saksfifthavenue.com
3. Style tip: While neoprene has usually been reserved for oven mitts and wet suits, this now fashionable fabric is being incorporated into designer collections including; Alexander McQueen and T by Alexander Wang. For a sexy spin on this athletic inspired fabric, sport a dress in a bold hue with novel details such as zippers, stripes or mesh.
We like: 3.1 Phillip Lim Perforated Fine Neoprene Umbrella Dress, $ 1.155.28, brownsfashion.com
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