Luxury sportswear, more commonly known as “sportsluxe” is going to be huge this 2017. People everywhere are swapping out their jeans and tight clothing for a more sporty and comfortable look. As people lean towards comfort over fashion, the need for a more luxurious alternative has been growing. Why compromise style for the perfect fit when you can have both. Now you can have the “just stepped off the runway and heading to the gym” look that will turn heads wherever you go.
The birth of sportsluxe: where it all began…
As the popularity of sportswear has risen, high fashion designers and musicians have wanted to get a slice of the pie. Collaborations with big named sports brands have opened the floodgates to luxury sportswear brands. One of the most successful collaborations of sportsluxe style has been heralded by Adidas.
Adidas has completely taken celebrity collaborations in their stride, initially working with fashion guru Stella McCartney to create a critically acclaimed sportswear collection. The Stella McCartney collection features gear for the gym, for running, swimming, tennis, and yoga, so if you’re looking to add a little bit of class to your workout, then definitely check this line out!
One of the most successful and talked about collaborations that Adidas has initiated has been with musician Kanye West. The Yeezy footwear range has been a global success, which brings a little bit of luxury to your feet!
Trainers have been having somewhat of a moment in fashion and this doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Celebrities have embraced this shoe style, swapping out their uncomfortable shoes and heels at events for a cool pair of trainers. It’s clear that these shoes are now more about the fashionable everyday look than they are for working out in! Some of the biggest selling brands, like Nike, New Balance and Vans are now making way for a more luxurious alternative. If you’re going to wear trainers, why not do it the right way?
Luxury brands like Gucci, Android Homme, and Louis Vuitton are creating customized and fancy shoes, with high-quality leather and even fur! If you’re looking for a classier alternative to sporty trainers, without the discomfort of heels or dress shoes, then your prayers have been answered.
The future of luxury sportswear…
The sportsluxe look has been everywhere on the runways, giving a real “easy elegance” vibe to fashion. The luxury sportswear style is going to be huge this 2017, so expect to see people pulling off the stylish, but sporty look as the weather gets warmer. With the rise of celebrity, collaborations have put this year’s trend to the forefront of fashion, who knows how far it is going to go!