Dare I admit to loving a tracksuit when the time is right?
There are times, especially on the weekends, when curling up, being cozy and lounging in comfort is the brief. The tracksuit lets me do all that and these days more. More because right about now, the tracksuit has never been smarter and more fashionable.
Especially those with a side stripe.
The thing about tracksuits is they aren’t like they used to be and now they can be worn in a dressier way. Okay, I have to admit I don’t entirely buy into this. For me, the tracksuit is still clothing to relax and take it easy or travel in. But, they can look perfectly fine for out and about if worn in the right way.
A good shape and a flattering colour are important- if we are going to be comfortable then let’s be comfortable. There isn’t much point to wearing one if it isn’t.
If the tracksuits are venturing further than the sofa, then what we wear with them does count. I’ll add my trainers or white sneakers (if I’m wearing the pair with a stripe down the side). Maybe a pashmina style scarf or a soft silk one tucked into the neckline if the weather is right.
You won’t find me jazzing them up with heels or loafers; I can’t get with that ‘look’ just yet. You will find me mixing the tops and bottoms though.
The weekends and I need a break from being dressed ‘in my best’ if you know what I mean? xv
Weekend Wardrobe: The Tracksuit
mix and match
images, edward berthelot and the stylograph