2016 took the fashion world by storm with women dressing ‘athletic’ and looking the part with no intention of hitting the treadmill. By 2017 women all over have embraced their take on sports luxe and have allowed this trend to live on for the girl on the go!
So what is sports luxe you say? If this terminology is new to you, we are happy to explain that this trend is all about taking an athletic garment and adding a fashionable twist that enables women to be comfortable and sporty! This look ideally should be appropriate to wear while shopping or grabbing a coffee. According to Allen, (2015) This idea has been around for years with Olympic teams such as the Great Britain Olympic team sporting this trend with their uniforms at the London 2012 Summer Games.Embed from Getty Images
Various Celebrities and fashion designers have adapted to this trend creating various collaborations with powerhouse sports brands to create a whole new fashion genre. An example of this can be seen with the collaboration between Kanye West x Adidas .Embed from Getty Images
This collaboration is now one of the most sought after sports luxe collections and is worn by celebrities such as Rihanna, Big Sean and the Kardashians to name a few.Embed from Getty Images
Aesthetically, the sports luxe look is about clean lines and utilizes high performance fabric (Edmonds, 2015). Below we have gathered our top picks for the best sports luxe clothing you need for your wardrobe!