Just when we thought the athliesure trend had reached its peak, fashion threw us a curve ball (and we’re not upset about it). Sporting a 90’s feel, this new athleisure trend is the infamous coverall, the tracksuit. Feeling a little cautious on the trend? Well, don’t.
Vogue recently called the new trend “a brash beacon of glory,” proving that the sporty trend is in full force. The trend was also spotted on the hottest runways this season, including Chloe, Loewe, Alexander Wang, and more. While tracksuits were originally made for the gym,this new wave of tracksuits is, as the New York Times said, “a confluence of gender-free dressing, laid-back ’90s athletic inspirations and a hip-hop aesthetic.” And while the tracksuit is the epitome of the comfortable athliesure trend, you don’t want to look like you just stepped out of a track and field training camp, so dress it up with some strappy heels or layer a tracksuit under a trench. Feeling a little iffy on how to style the trend? Worry not – we’ve rounded up 5 key styling tips on how to wear upgrade the tracksuit based on how our favorite It girls are styling the trend.
Scroll through to see the tips. Then, once you’ve gotten a hang of how to upgrade the tracksuit, shop our picks, because, as Vogue said, “powerful, badass people wear them.”
Tip 1: Keep it fitted
Let’s face it— as girls we love being comfy, but don’t get carried away. If you’re wearing a tracksuit, keep it fitted— never cute to have anything look to baggy. Complement your tracksuit by wearing them with a pair of the Adidas Originals Stan Smith Sneakers. Finish the look off with some of red lipstick and a dutch braid.
Adidas by Stella McCartney Cropped Hooded Cotton Sweatshirt ($90)