Trend | Sports Luxe

Trend report – Olympic Fashion…

It is quite possibly the most fortunate of scenarios when one of the current season’s trends seamlessly blends high fashion with comfort (the reason why I have pyjama pants positively breeding in my wardrobe) but a trend that also kids onlookers into thinking you’re some sort of dynamic gym bunny? Even better.

Cue my love-in for the ‘Sports Luxe’ movement of the moment (fear not, we’re not talking spandex a la Mr Motivator).

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Alexander Wang used retro geometric shapes and sweatshirts to add athleticism to his designs for S/S 12, whereas Kenzo went all out in chic shell-suits (who’d have thought that was a possibility?) Taking a more high-class country approach, Lacoste showed rugby-shirt dresses while Versus created the same, but in a football style.

This trend can be channelled with either an all encompassing approach, or simply a little flirt, check out the gallery above for some High Street inspiration.

Click to buy:
Vest with Double Layer, ASOS, £28
Trousers with Elastic Hem, Zara, £25.99
Navy Wedge High Tops, River Island, £40
Heart Quilted Bomber Jacket, Topshop, £50
Green and Black Sporty Bodycon Dress, Miss Selfridge, £39
Faded Colours Top, Bershka, £16.99

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