5 Ways to Put a Touch of Chic on Your Activewear

Calvin Klein Activewear

Even as we head into 2020, athleisure is still one of the hottest trends on the Instagram street style scene.

Whether you wear it head to toe or focus on one key piece, this type of clothing works for casual occasions and exercising alike.

That said, if you like the idea of rocking activewear when running errands or grabbing coffee with a friend, there are some ways that you can dress up your look without sacrificing comfort.

Here are 5 simple ways to add a touch of chic to your activewear.


knee high boots

1. Knee-High Boots

Firstly, knee-high boots can put a stamp of attitude on any outfit, especially if they’re of the heeled variety.

You can opt for a relaxed, slouchy aesthetic that will correspond with the rest of your laid-back pieces. Alternatively, a luxe leather version can take a dressed-down outfit from 0 to 100 real quick.

Either way, tuck yours into fitted leggings and prepare for the heads of passers-by to start turning.

2. A Designer Handbag

Similarly, a designer handbag, big or small, can take your outfit from every day to elegant in a fashion heartbeat.

Personally, I like a practical yet polished cross-body, but sometimes you just can’t beat a shopping tote for making a serious statement.

Want bonus style points? Choose an option that shows the brand name and fellow fashionistas are sure to swoon.

Balencuaga Bag

3. Stacked Jewelry

Want to put a cool bohemian spin on your activewear? Add stacked jewelry, from layered necklaces and bracelets to rings that are piled high on multiple fingers.

Not only will this smarten up your aesthetic, but stacked jewelry gives whole new meaning to the term “cool and casual.”

Active Wear

4. Statement Earrings

If you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to carefully curate jewelry layers, simply throw on a pair of bold earrings instead.

Whether you opt for textured ones that dangle or seriously sparkly studs, one thing’s for sure: your activewear will have never felt so glamorous


5. Pearl Hair Accessories

Finally, another cute way to inject chic into your activewear is by using pearl hair accessories.

You could just put on a pearl headband and call it a day. But if you want to go the extra style mile, use a pearl hair clip (or two or three) to pin your hair back from your face on one side a la your favorite influencers.

Either way, these on-trend pearls will ensure that your outfit is at the height of sophistication.

Chic Up Your Activewear With Different Combinations

Each of these ways to chic up your activewear work well on their own, but they make even more of an impact when you combine them.

Granted, wearing all of them at once may be overkill, but try two or three at a time and you might just find that you stand out from the daytime crowd for all the right reasons.

1 Comment

  1. March 5, 2021 / 10:25 pm

    That’s a wonderful article, and I totally agree with you.

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