‘Sports Luxe. The trend that is still alive and kicking.’
I personally am still obsessed with the ‘Sports Luxe’ trend, that seems to have been going on for just about forever now. I mean who wouldn’t love a trend that makes it acceptable to wear your (stupidly overpriced) gym clothes for brunch, or a pair of tracksuit bottoms out for dinner (hello stretchy pants and eating is THE dream).
The trend seems to have appeared through the desire to be more comfortable. But also through the wellness movement that the whole world seems to be undergoing. The same movement that brought us the likes of avocado, kale and quinoa also introduced us to gym leggings, joggers, and oversized sweatshirts. Clothing that may have once been associated with being slobby has undergone a strange makeover and almost is worn as a badge of honour.
Just a side note quickly, how ironic is it that clothes that were originally meant for exercise ended up becoming associated with being lazy?
Let us not forget the Yeezy effect. The latest drop is oh so reminiscent of the old p.e kit I used to wear, maybe not the crop tops but I definitely rocked the cycling shorts look back in the day. But once again it’s making comfy cool, which I am all about.
2018 has seen the addition of ‘the ugly trainer’ thrown into the mix. Now it is definitely an acquired taste for most, but trainers have been hogging the style spotlight for quite a while now. And they show no signs of slowing down. Many of us have been swapping our blister, cramp-inducing heels for a sensible athletic alternative. Honestly, who doesn’t love wearing comfy trainers with pretty much any outfit? A nice co-ord or suit with trainers is everything to me at the moment.
Let’s face it a trend that allows that allows me to wear the comfiest of clothes, or pair a suit with trainers will always have my vote.