Sports luxe … trends to try

Sports luxe … what’s the scoop?

I don’t take much persuading to throw on a casual pair of trousers at the best of times, but when you make them slouchy sports luxe trousers, then I’m first in line. The sports luxe trend has been bubbling around for the last few seasons, but this summer has come into its own with the hoards of oversized sweatshirts and jogging pants which are showing up in stores.

There’s a clue in the name of this versatile trend. The luxe part of sports luxe is all about modern hi-tec fabrics mixed with metallic overtones. Think elasticated hems but in a good way, fluid shapes but in a fun way, and cute notes like sporty stripes in alternative textures or fabrics.

sports luxe

sports luxe

Pinko studded cropped cardigan, Theory sleeveless drape blouse…. similar here from Calypso St Barth, Pinko sports luxe pants, Manolo Blahnik heels…. similar here.

Note to self…seriously need my roots sorted above….eeeek!

sports luxe

sports luxe

Necklace and bracelets J.Crew …. similar here, or here.

Sports luxe …how to wear it 3 ways.

This is one of those trends where, once you’ve dipped your toe in, the water is kind of nice. I can definitely see myself working this one a number of ways. Here are a bunch of ways to think about…

 

Sports luxe

Weekend

Pinko drawstring sweatpant, Zoe Karssen bat-print sweatshirt, Mango leather collar bomber jacket, Superstar 80s Topshop trainers, French Connection backpack.

Office

Pinko drawstring sweatpant,  Vince v-neck silk blouse, Elizabeth & James jacket,  Diane Von Furstenberg cross body bagPierre Hardy leopard-print calf hair pumps.

Cocktails

Pinko drawstring sweatpant, Calypso St Barth top,  Pinko studded crop cardigan, Jimmy Choo heels.

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