One way to stay good on your 2018 fitness goals: Never take off your gym clothes. Paired with the right pieces, these stylish separates look even cooler post-workout. Use your hard-earned Cash Back from Ebates to invest in gym clothes that do double-duty. Below, a few of our current favorites and some secrets on how to style them.
1. Crop Tops
Instead of hiding under baggy tees, a crop top lends extra incentive not to skip your ab workout. After the gym, they look cool with a pair of high-waisted pants or a long, high-waisted skirt. If it’s cooler outside, layer one over a plain white tee or a long-sleeve cotton shirt.
A step up from basic black, you’ll want to live in these chic leggings. Pair them with a big, luxe sweater and a cool pair of sneakers for a casual yet cool dinnertime look. Or dress them up with a fitted tank and chunky boots.
Sweatpants get a bad rep, but there are plenty of cool alternatives on the market now. Pair them with a simple slide and leotard to run errands, or elevate the outfit with a fitted denim jacket, high top and polished bag. Adding accessories instantly upgrades the look way beyond gym basic.
Sneakers with a dress may conjure images of bad commuter fashion, but the look is style blog worthy when executed properly. Try them with colored pants or cuffed, high-waisted trousers, or pair them with a utilitarian summer dress. High tops paired with office-ready skirts and tailored jackets are a chic replacement for boots in the winter.
Andrea Kasprzak is a writer. She's fascinated by the imagination, folklore and fantasy, the healing power of art, and finding magic in the mundane. Her playbook, Imagination Transforms Everything, is forthcoming this spring from Seal Press/Hachette Book Group.