Few fashion trends have stood the test of time like sports. Can you recall your lover’s rise yoga pants throughout the 2010s. And now, therefore More styles that blend sports influences and sunglasses are filling our wardrobe (read: biker shorts you can wear with coat, sports bras with denim, and tight pants and sport shoes you really can’t do burpees in.)
While the past years of lockdown have been responsible for an explosion of cozy-cute options, “the trend continues today (even after everyone has been vaccinated),” says Torrid CEO Liz Muñoz. In fact, according to TechnavioThe overall sportswear market has a projected growth of over $80 billion by 2024.
Why the enduring hype? Athleisure’s fusion nature blurs boundaries as it moves through spaces in your home, office and gym, helping you create an outfit that just needs to be done in the day. lovely convenient. “An exceptional sports collection that offers it all — fit, quality, comfort and style,” explains General standard Design Director Ramon Martin. “A great pair of leggings or bodysuits are just as essential in your wardrobe as a classic tee or everyday jeans. “Enough said.
Thankfully, there are plenty of brands that come out of the park in this department. Below, we list 26 of our favorite sneaker brands and answer many of your most pressing questions about trends, including how to style outfits for every occasion.
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Best for Gymnastics Ao Dai
Best Yoga Athleisure Brand
Ready for a high run Rulu
The most trendy sports brand
Aces . tennis skirt
The best enhanced sports brand
Next — to — Naked Bodyshort
Best Plus Size Athleisure Brand
Performance Core Crop Leggings
The best forward-thinking sports brand
Hijab 2.0 Nike Pro
The most iconic sports brand
Adicolor Classics Firebird Primeblue Track Jacket
The best adaptive sports brand
Women’s multifunctional 3/4 sleeve adaptive top
Best Classic Athleisure Brands
Best for super comfortable feet
Real Me high-waisted low-waisted
The best colorful sports brand
Go Far Fleece
The most versatile sports brand
Getaway Sleeveler Romper
The best famous sports brand
PureLuxe Maternity Premium Waistline
Best for casual-cool sets
FP . Movement
The best sports brand
The best gender-neutral sports brand
Standard Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt
Another iconic sports brand
Reebok x Cardi RED
The most stylish Athleisure brand
The best eco-friendly sports brand
Advanced Honey Compression Leggings
For women of color
Ansa Top – Citron
Another great adaptive sports brand
Adaptive Industrial Park
Seamless Yoga Back Changer Game
Best for Basics
Halo Essential Hoodie
Another great inclusive sports brand
Prism Scoop Bralette – Rainbow night sky
Best durable sports brand
Trekkie North Crop 23″ Treadmill
Another large Athleisure brand
Best for Edgy, Graphic Prints
Brand: Boys Lie
Love Is Blind Sweatpants
What does athleisure mean?
The term “sportsleisure” was originally coined in 1979 to describe clothing and shoes designed for people who wanted a sporty look. Fast forward to the present time and Merriam-Webster defines the term as “casual clothing — like yoga pants, sport shortsand hoodie—It’s designed to be worn both to exercise and to do (almost) anything else. “A lot of today’s sporty looks are multi-functional, but keep in mind that some offerings still aren’t really built with performance benefits in mind.
This trend is said to have started in the 2010s when brands like Lululemon, Nike and Adidas launched sleek sportswear models that shoppers started sporting both in and out of the gym. . Now, sports are as hot as ever, with more and more brands entering the market to meet consumer demand.
How to create a sporty style?
On warmer fall days, Martin suggests pairing a short bodysuit with Sweater or button up, sneakers and folding socks, adding that the top layers “can be tied around the neck or waist if it gets too hot.” During the colder months, he recommends wearing leggings, Float coatsand a statement beanie for a sleek yet playful winter outfit.
And with “so many premium sports options available today, it’s easy to achieve a polished look that’s right for the job,” says Martin. The key to creating an office-casual look is creating visual appeal with your outfit, he explains. For example, consider styling a sophisticated pair of leggings with a tailored tunic and jacket. “The longer and looser fit of the ao dai creates a beautiful silhouette, and the tailored jacket serves as an important layering piece,” he says.
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