Sportswear

Active Wear for the Inactive

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Taking Blog photos in my Active Wear: Supernova storm jacket – Adidas | light grey wicking t-shirt – H’n’M Sport | Supernova graphic long tights – Adidas | Nike Free 5.0 – Nike |

 

Active Wear is a term that has gained notoriety lately due to its association with the rise of things like The Biggest Loser, Lorna Jane, the I Quit Sugar movement and that ridiculously catchy song about, well, Active Wear.

For those who may not be in the know, Active Wear refers to clothes that you are supposed to be active in, which aid your performance and/or comfort in some way, but which inadvertently wind up becoming a sort of unofficial uniform for weekends, evenings at home, doing your groceries… and any number of other activities which they are actually socially unacceptable for. (more…)

Limbo Outfits: What Am I Doing Wrong?

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Running around on my day off I wore: navy neoprene hoodie – H&M Sport | blue and white striped button-down shirt – Polo Ralph Lauren | black leather belt – Raphael Steffens | royal blue cotton skinny chinos – ASOS | white leather Plimsol sneakers – Lacoste |

 

Today I did not go to work, but spent the day in Limbo.

I was in need of a personal day to recuperate, and so I organised with work to take the day off. I wound up having a truly relaxing day that I spent doing things that I love: laying in bed after my alarm had gone off, a stupidly long shower, laundry, lunch with a mate, visiting the florist… However, I also spent the day in Limbo. The Limbo of outfits that don’t really work… (more…)

Daily Outfit: Everyday Sportswear

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The idea of incorporating sportswear into every-day outfits is nothing new, and it isn’t even something that I would necessarily champion as it tends to look a bit under-dressed. However, there is no denying that fashion has been enjoying a resurgence of interest in the use of sportswear to make a fashion statement (more…)