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The Look: 9 Stylish Ways to Make Athleisure Look Upscale

Did you expect high fashion to let athleisure win?


Clockwise from top left: Gucci sweatshirt courtesy of Net-a-porter.com; runway shot courtesy of Tod’s; Sofie D’Hoore Champ jacket courtesy of Erdon; hooded sweatshirt dress courtesy of Zara; Off-White pointed-toe mules courtesy of Kirna Zabête; Amberella Go Away Goth Heart hat photograph by Claudia Gavin; Conscious sports bra courtesy of H&M; Manning Cartell Open Season leather trousers courtesy of Farfetch.com; Rebecca Minkoff Bree leather belt bag courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue; Howlite Nugget earrings courtesy of Stickstonestyle.com.

This spring’s functional runway looks come in the most tongue-in-cheek forms. Here, nine items for you to covet:

1. Gucci sweatshirt, $1,200 at Net-a-porter.com.

2. Sofie D’Hoore Champ jacket, $700 at Erdon, Old City.

3. Hooded sweatshirt dress, $50 at Zara, Rittenhouse.

4. Off-White pointed-toe mules, $960 at Kirna Zabête, Bryn Mawr.
(Styling note: Satin mules effortlessly elevate weekend wear.)

5. Amberella Go Away Goth Heart hat, $35 at Amberellaxo.com.

6. Conscious sports bra, $25 at H&M, multiple locations.

7. Manning Cartell Open Season leather trousers, $623 at Farfetch.com.

8. Rebecca Minkoff Bree leather belt bag, $195 at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bala Cynwyd.
(Styling note: The new belt bags are a far cry from old-school fanny packs.)

9. Sticks + Stones Howlite Nugget earrings, $35 at Stickstonestyle.com.

Published as “The Look: Practical Magic” in the May 2018 issue of Philadelphia magazine.