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While we're not all spin-class devotees or pliable enough for Pilates, there’s one thing that both the gym crazed and uncoordinated can agree on: athletic-inspired gear is having a moment. Heels are being swapped out for comfy sneakers, sporty silhouettes are slowly invading everyday wardrobes, and the crewneck sweatshirt has never looked more chic. (Anyone else hope this trend never dies?) Perhaps the best part of this effortless new style of dressing (aside from the fact that it’s not necessarily a precursor to cardio) is that it works in almost every setting — from date night to weekend adventures to the office come Monday.
Yep, this comfy look is actually 9-to-5 appropriate (at least on casual Friday for those with a dress code to contend with). And, while we wouldn’t recommend wearing a mesh crop top to a meeting with your boss, there’s no reason some of these sport-gone-serious pieces couldn't cut it at your cubicle. Check out our picks ahead, and then put the work back in workout wear.
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