How To Rock Athleisure

By CSL Staff
April 18, 2018

City Style and Living Magazine spring 2018 fashion trends Athleisure

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Call it streetwear, freestyle fashion or simply mixing it up, fashion lovers are exploring unexpected combinations of athletic pieces with runway style. Whether you decide to go full on old school, combining a head to toe tracksuit, or inserting a few sporty pieces in an outfit, this trend has some serious street cred.

Stylist Tip

Stripes are a good place to start (remember the Adidas stripes from the 1990s?). Try low slung pants with a single vertical stripe along the outer thigh, worn with a structured button down shirt to ease into the look.

Get The Look

APL Athletic Propulsion Labs Ascend TechLoom mesh sneakers, $200.

Gucci Grosgrain-trimmed pleated washed-silk skirt, $1,300.

B&O Play H4 wireless leather and aluminium headphones, $400.

LNDR Wild Cat paneled stretch-jersey sports bra, $85.

Under Armour Storm Woven Anorak, $79.99.

P.E Nation Reformer rib-trimmed stretch-ponte pants, $205.

How To Wear A Crop Top

The tummy bearing trend often crops (no pun intended) up in athleisure wear. If the trend has you in a tizzy, don’t worry.  Not solely for the ultra young, here, CSL’s stylists show you three wearable ways to rock this trend.

1/ Casual
A casual crop can be worn picking up groceries or shopping at the mall on weekends.  Wear with comfortable booties, to complete this look.

2/ Wear to Work
Heading to the office?  This look is more covered up and sophisticated.  The pointed toe pump with ankle strap finishes off the feminine flow of the skirt.

3/ Formal
Reserve this look for a fun gallery opening or party.  We love the open toe cage booties, with shorts.  For a little more coverage, add a jacket.

Eat your Way to a Flat Stomach

You’ve probably heard by now that abs are made in the kitchen.  It’s true!  Try these 3 foods to keep a toned tummy

Green Tea: the caffeine and polyphenols may help to boost your metabolism.

Yogurt: the probiotic bacteria in most yogurts help keep your digestive system healthy

Almonds: the fiber rich goodies produce energy and build and maintain muscle tissue.

Adapted from an original fashion article that first appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of City Style and Living Magazine

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