I love the Sports Luxe trend (sometimes known as Sporty Chic or Athletic Chic), which combines sportswear elements together with more dressed-up pieces for an urban, minimalist vibe. The lines are usually clean (as sportswear is) and there is usually a play on fabrics and textures, which I love. Designers like Marc Jacobs and DKNY have been sending models down the catwalk in all manner of Athletic Chic styles; some inspirations here:
Of course, celebrities have jumped on the bandwagon. I think Rihanna pulls off this look particularly well (as she does with most looks, actually!):
Kate Bosworth, the master mixer, also manages the fine balance of sporty and elegant.
And here’s one of my takes on the trend. (I’m no Rihanna though, so be kind, please!)
Finally! I’m pleased to share: ChicPeek is a new online series featuring my personal fashion tips, tutorials, DIYs, and fashionista friends. In Episode 1, check out how I interpret the Sports Luxe trend.