There’s only one thing we love more than great workout gear to get our fitness goals in motion — and that’s pieces that flex beyond their initial form and function. Thanks to the gym wear trend that’s still high kicking, we’re seeing a more robust future for our gym favorites. So we’re tuned in and on the lookout for pieces that blur the lines between studio and street. And, as we shop for a 2018 lineup to begin checking off those resolutions, we’re finding more and more must-haves that fit the bill.
Cost-per-wear shoppers read on! From the tights to the bag you carry them in, these are the gym essentials so chic, you’ll be wearing them for your next night out in no time.
Double-Duty Gym Wear for Women
The Elegant Crop
An elegant, off-the-shoulder crop flexes between the bar and barre with ease. Paired with high-waist leggings, denim or even a wide-leg trouser, this sheer-trimmed tank from Michi features performance fabrics that span seasons and look as good as they feel.
The Designer-Look Legging
Moto details upgrade any garment, and the faux leather paneling and edgy zip details of the Luxe Ponte Legging are no different. When you’re not teaming them up with trainers, choose an ankle bootie or a platform heel for your next party. These are a huge upgrade from your jeggings for sure.
The Cool Girl Coat
While leather touches might seem obvious, patent provides a glam sheen that’s unexpected. This cropped coat will keep you warm on your way into the studio and out on the town for a trendy, athleisure edge.
The Iconic Leather Bag
The best gym bags are the ones that do — and house — it all without having to lug around something huge on your hip. This leather-look bag is sleek enough for casual evenings out, and a definite go-to for concerts and long days that turn into all-nighters.
The Top-Knot Tie
A little detail makes all the difference. Up your hair-tie game with a knotted set that you’ll want to wear everywhere, even on your wrist. The best part? You’ll love these subtle cuties so much, you’ll actually attempt to keep track of them.