24 Elevated Athleisure Buys That Combine Fashion and Function
Elevated athleisure lines are bridging the gap between function and fashion. Garments like gym-approved dresses and stylish sneaks now make it possible for wellness-minded professionals to work on their fitness without neglecting their business. With the flexibility to run errands, get lunch, and head straight from the office to Pilates, stylish gym clothes help put the me-time back into gym-time. Here are 24 elevated athleisure fashion buys to bring your fitness look into street-style territory.
Zanni Flex It Dress ($98): Zanni sells versatile minimalist dresses that are UV-protective, easy to wear, and safe to sweat in. Never underestimate the transformation that a pair of heels and dangly earrings can give come PM.
Nagnata Cropped Striped Technical-Knit Stretch-Cotton Top ($170): This crop-top werks with high-waisted bottoms both in and out of the gym.
Carbon38 Crochet Legging ($155): Subtle cross-stitch accents lend these microfibre leggings stylish flair.
Beyond Yoga Cruz Scalloped Bralet ($70): The feminine scalloped edges make this compression bralette cute enough to be worn as a convertible top.
Y7 Namaste Dad Hat ($35): Keep this dad hat on hand to cover up your post-gym hair.
Olympia Activewear Saba Longsuit ($132): Wear a monochrome jumpsuit with a chunky sweater and slides for the office. Then, throw on sneakers to hit up the gym after hours.
Brooks Ghost High Waist Mesh Crop ($90): Tasteful mesh cut-outs make these 7/8 length leggings a must.
HPE Activewear Brecon Beacons Jacket and Vest 2-in-1 ($270): Grab this jacket and vest combo to fend off chill during your post-gym commute.
Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost X Sneakers ($269): Animal print joins forces with a minimalist color palette for a functional running shoe that's also perfect for running errands in.
Alo Yoga Peak Cutout Sports Bra ($54): This grunge-inspired sports bra is street-style approved with a cutout at the shoulder.
Free X Rein Equestrian Hip Bag ($280): We consider this belted bag the luxury alternative to a fanny pack.
Helmut Lang Tokyo Taxi Tee ($175): Even on days when you don't hit the gym, a designer tee is a breeze to style.
Opening Ceremony Berkeley Slides ($95): You will love the ease of removing these metallic slides before class.
MZ Wallace Matt Bag ($125): On-the-go yogis can transport their mats in this professional-looking, leather-trimmed bag.
Saucony Stretch & Go Breeze ($70): This pair provides enough support for a runner and won't ever come untied.
Calé Jolie Tie Back Tee ($78): A blazer will transform this open-back top that was made to handle workouts.
Spanx Look At Me Now Seamless Leggings ($68): If bright camo prints aren't your thing, this subtler hue could be for you.
Nike X Gyaskusou Dri-FIT ($110): Nike collaborated with up-and-coming designer Gyaskusou to create an edgy dry-fit top that looks totally street-stylish.
Rennmwerkstatt Houndstooth SpeedWeek Bag ($1,399): This gym bag is made from the interiors of vintage cars and is sure to turn heads.
Alala Talus Parka ($325): Keep covered pre- and post-workout in a shiny parka that looks good enough to wear out at night.
Eleven by Venus Williams Prima Donna Flutter Skirt ($67): Love, love! The latest collection from Venus Williams' athleisure line includes this sporty tennis skirt with pleats in front.
LNDR Cheer Cropped Top ($88): Crop tops don't just keep you cool during cardio — they are also a street-style favorite for pairing with baggy bottoms and more.
Tory Sport Performance Knit Tennis Dress ($248): One-piece tennis dresses are the latest way to save time when headed to and from the court.
RYU Bra Top ($63): The science-backed technology behind RYU's entire line proves that fashion doesn't sacrifice function.
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