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Nailing The Just-Left-The-Gym Look

It’s an undeniable truth that taking your look from the gym to brunch – or even to the office has become easier than it’s ever been before. But it can be tricky walking the line between the dos and don’ts of the trend, and that’s where we come in with your guide to Nailing The Just-Left-The-Gym-Look.

Picture the scene, you’ve spent your weekday mornings unwinding at yoga or upping your BPM at circuits, and now it’s time for work. In times gone by this would be a nightmare, involving a hectic dash to the showers, panicking about how creased your clothes have become in your bag and a finally arriving at the office a deep shade of beetroot. But thanks to the athleisure theme of the season, it’s a dream! Look to our first outfit as proof!

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The mesh bomber and Nike shoes only require the additions of a simple grey midi dress and a whipstitch tote to take your look from cardio class to office-ready chic!

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Next up we’ve got a look that’s more Parisian than Pilates! The roll neck jumper can be thrown on over your sports bra thanks to its fine knit, while the side stripe trousers offer a subtle nod to all things athletic. Finished with a pair of Converse, this OOTD works best on casual Friday’s when you still want to score style points!

When the weekend rolls around, the athleisure trend comes into its own. Now, you can sleep in ‘til noon, before heading out looking like you’ve just spent Saturday morning sweating it out at spin class!

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This baseball cap will hide your bed hair, perfect for days when you’re heading out for that big-night-out blow dry! Pair this sporty adidas bomber with a contrasting step hem tee and grey marl 3-stripe leggings for ultimate off-duty chic. Teamed with your favourite lifestyle trainers, this outfit will carry you through your weekend errands in comfort.

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Finally, we’ll be channelling a dynamic denim look by wearing Nike’s Gym Vintage crew with our fave skinnies and a high-neck tank. Style it out with the help of Nike’s iconic Air Max fashion trainers for cool and casual vibes.

Will you be diving head first into the sports-luxe trend? Which are your favourite pieces?

Emma Raine and Jo Roberts, writers for Very.

17th September 2016
Written by Emma Raine