How to work out sportswear
Worn cleverly, it’s casual and comfortable — but there are limits
In 2016, Britons spent $7bn on trainers, compression leggings and track tops. But only 50 per cent of it was bought by people intending to wear it while engaging in actual sports. Virtually every fashion label this season offers tracksuit bottoms, sweatshirts and trainers. From high-fashion hoodies (Gucci and Prada), to tailored track pants (Ermenegildo Zegna and Giorgio Armani). Here, to help you embrace sportswear without looking like you’re trying too hard, is our guide to wearing this season’s best sportswear like a grown-up.
Wear tracksuit bottoms with a suit jacket JUST BE SURE TO AVOID GREY MARL —Track pants cut close in tailoring fabrics look great with a classic suit jacket. Don’t go too literal with the track pant thing — anything baggy in jersey looks scruffy. Navy/black checked wool suit jacket, (part of suit, £1,535); navy neoprene tracksuit top, £745; navy neoprene tracksuit pants, £570, all by Prada. White leather trainers, £265, by Church’s