Reasons to love the athleisure trend run as long as the amount of things you can do in the relaxed and sporty clothing. From working out, to getting drinks, to walking your pooch, here’s six lines that make summer dressing infinitely better.
Iris Crop Top, Cushnie et Ochs x Bandier ($155). bandier.com
Known for their boldly feminine cutouts and fitted silhouettes, Cushnie et Ochs has teamed up with activewear line Bandier for a collection that turns sweat sessions into thoroughly stylish experience. This scuba front-zip crop top complete with a mesh back is perfect to wear from the gym to a night out.
Corded O4 Sweatshirt, Ivy Park ($75). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515
Sure this line is created by Beyoncé, but that’s not the only reason to love it. The streetwear-style pieces are clean, simple, and perennially cool. This pink crewneck sweatshirt is equally perfect for wearing on a brisk summer evening as it is for lazying around at home.
With its cool and modern British aesthetic, it’s easy to love this swimwear-turned-activewear brand. Combining performance and leisure, go for stylish pieces like this sleeveless marbleized-looking hoodie that helps moderate body temperature.
Thanks to Vie Active’s movable garbs, there’s no need to decide between being fashionable or being fit. Using lightweight compression fabric, these crop palm-printed bottoms can go seamlessly from sun-up Pilates to sun-down time with friends.
Created for the be-everywhere-at-once woman, P.E Nation aims to blend function and form for city dwellers. Don these checkered compression leggings with sweat-wicking properties to get into camel pose at yoga class or to run on the open road.
Printed Pleated-Hem Tennis Skirt, Tory Sport ($130).torysport.com
Beloved for her easy summer wares, designer Tory Burch added a sports line to her empire last fall. Hit the tennis courts this season with this pleated skirt designed to move as you do topspins and backhands.