Dressed down Fridays: Athleisure for work

Dressed down Fridays: Athleisure for work

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Text: Wei Yeen Loh

Get your booty working to a fitter 2016 this year and keep yourself motivated by donning some cool threads while hitting the gym

Some might scoff at the athleisure trend and wonder how joggers ever became a staple in one's wardrobe. But let's be real—who wouldn't like going around town in comfortable Nike kicks instead of tottering in mile-high heels? If your office allows a dressed down Friday and you're about to pump iron after work, why not dress in stylish gear and make a sporty statement?

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Gone are the days of oversized neon sport jackets that aren't the most flattering—this women's training jacket from Adidas will keep you warm and ultra modern. We like the printed navy-and-yellow sleeves for an urban look, plus the climalite® fabric helps sweep the sweat away from your skin.

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Workout attire can look pretty bland if you're constantly decked in black. Add a pop of colour with this jersey tank top from Adidas Stellasport that is perfect for both indoor training and running.


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An outstanding pair of workout leggings is what every woman needs in her closet. This McQ Alexander McQueen stretch leggings feature a blue, white and black Richter print that's abstract as it is beautiful.

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How do you look luxe while maintaining a street-chic vibe? By repping a pair of leather sneakers from Nike that is. This Air Max 1 sneakers is made from textured-leather, mesh and nubuck coated for a bronze shimmer. Coupled with a silver Air sole unit for great cushioning and support, don't be surprised if you want to wear this all day everyday throughout the week.

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A smart fitness tracker like Moov Now is your best accessory to put on before you transition to the gym. This tracker doubles as a wearable coach, featuring a coaching element that speaks to you while you work out. Achieving your goals on being fitter/leaner/stronger on your New Year resolutions list will be one step easier with this.


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To keep all your essentials with you, tote this white unstructured leather backpack from MM6 Maison Margiela. A large gym bag isn't necessary since you're already decked in your workout gear, and we're loving how the leather rope shoulder straps instill an edgy feel to this backpack.


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