Our lives are busy and no one has time to do a complete outfit change before and after their sweat session. So whether you run errands before the gym or hit happy hour afterward, versatile pieces are a must. No one will know you’re wearing workout apparel with these super-stylish picks that effortlessly transition from the street to the gym.
It’s absolutely freezing outside, so whether you walk to the gym or drive there, why not look on-trend at the same time, with a layering piece that wows! The wrapped Ethel Jacket LL from Karma features a curved hemline, grosgrain belt and open back detailing that will put your current jacket to shame. Layer up with this must-have piece that will flatter your feminine shape. Cold weather has never looked so good! (karmawear.com $128)
A versatile pair of leggings does triple-duty and can be perfect for yoga, running errands or getting cozy in front of the fireplace. The Crop Legging from Cory Vines is crafted with a luxurious blend of Supplex nylon and lycra and is an all-around basic that looks just as good barefoot as it does with boots. (Cory Vines, $45)
A long-sleeve top like the Sheer 2 Top from Lole looks fab in the studio and pulls on over your tank after class for a street-ready look. Style it with the collar open, draped over your shoulders, or give the ribbon a tug and wear it as a hood once you’re outside. Either way, this classy top, available in four colors, works with whatever you’re wearing. (Lole, $55)
Patterned tights make a statement in the gym but look just as hip tucked into a pair of tall boots. So if you’re looking to show off your stylish side at all times, don a pair of Karma’s Kata Tights to flaunt your toned gams. Made from a breathable fabric and complete with an inseam gusset and hidden waistband pocket, these full-length tights will take you from downward dog to dinner without missing a beat. (karmawear.com, $88)
Take your workout outdoors with the Victoria’s Secret Cold-Weather Half-Zip that you can wear alone or layer, depending on the weather. The brushed lining will keep you warm and Body-Wick will keep you dry and cool. And let’s not forget about the sleeve pocket where you can stash your iPod! (Victoria’s Secret, $140)
For those looking for a semi-fitted pant with modern jean styling, the stretchy Athleta Bettona Classic Pant is just the pair that will fit right in at the gym, as well as anywhere else you end up after. Designed with two pockets in the front and back, as well as chi-rivet details and a faux fly, these pants are one of the brand’s best-selling styles for a reason. (Athleta, $75)