How To Style Athleisure

It’s no secret that activewear and athleisure are becoming one of the most popular tends of 2018. Due to its comfort and lightweight material, it’s no surprise that we are all rushing to the sports section for the latest fitness clothing we can style as everyday casual wear. Which is why I have teamed up with Up Clothing to put together a short guide on how to style your activewear this summer.

Black Leggings

Black leggings are definitely a staple in most girl’s wardrobes. Whether you’re pairing them with a lightweight hoodie or starting to feel the summer vibes with a crop top, leggings are always a safe option for warmer days. Channel your sporty side and rock a pair of gym leggings through the day, not only will you look super on trend, but this will allow you to move freely throughout the day.  Another benefit of wearing women’s fitness clothing is that the material is usually designed for intense exercise, meaning you don’t have to worry about everyone seeing your underwear through your thin black leggings.

Slimming Leggings

Black leggings aren’t the only leggings you can rock this summer. If you’re going to wear athleisure this summer, you will want to look good doing it and there is plenty of waist shaping or body contouring leggings out there. Popular slimming leggings usual have a high-waist that offers tummy control and compression style material that can sculpt and firm your legs appearance. If you’re going to wear gym clothes this summer, you may as well have the confidence to match!

Loose Gym T-Shirt

When it comes to gym clothes a loose t-shirt can soon become a girl’s best friend. Comfortable yet stylish a loose gym top can be layered over a statement sports bra, crop top and even vest to create an effortless yet trendy outfit. In order to feel really summery, this season why not play around with colours and patterns? Introducing a little bit of colour to your outfit can take you from spring beauty to summer goddess.

Lightweight Jacket

With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer it’s time to say bye to your big winter coats and hello to your lightweight jackets. With plenty of styles to choose from you can turn any sport friendly outfit into a more style-friendly option. Style a loose-fitting hoody with a pair of jeans for a casual brunch outfit or pair a sleek running jacket with your leggings for a cute on the go outfit.


In order to fully nail the athleisure look, you will need to accessorise. You can do this by styling your outfit with your favourite pair of sunglasses, a baseball cap, or a stylish backpack. Break out your favourite summertime jewellery and add a bit of street style into your everyday look. Due to the heat, you don’t want to pile too many accessories on your body – try to stay simple and minimalist in order to create the effortless athleisure illusion.

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