We're long past the point of wearing sportswear strictly to the gym. Not only is the term "athleisure" officially in the dictionary
now, but people are creating entire brands based solely on the concept. And unlike other buzzy trends of the moment, it shows no signs of slowing. Demand is still on the uptick, and more and more established retailers, international shops, and indie labels are creating product to keep up. So if you haven't already started wearing all of your breathable, sweat-proof clothing on days when you don't suspect you'll even get close to a workout, it's a good time to start.
As you've guessed, the hard part isn't finding something that you like — it's about having the will power to not add everything you like to your cart. Between party-ready basics made for movement to yoga pants too pretty to keep in your gym bag, building a workout wardrobe is the easiest it's ever been. Click on to step into our gym-to-street picks, whether or not there's an actual sweat session in your future.
Additional Market Research by Michelle Li