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From workwear to military fatigues, much of our everyday clothing has evolved from practical origins. Now, as sport becomes ever more technical, so its fabrics and designs are transforming the way we live and dress. Here are the newest trousers, tops, jackets, shoes and accessories…

Jogging bottoms and track pants have long been fashionable, but thanks to the athleisure explosion you don’t have to be Kanye to get away with wearing these to a fancy restaurant.

Finisterre Eden Sweat Pants

Made in terry fabric in the timeless style of US military athletic wear, Eden Sweat Pants show that army life can be comfy.


Adidas Trefoil Football Club Track Pants  

Trefoil Football Club Track Pants, with their tapered fit, bring the style of classic football kits to the new wave of athleisure.


Levi’s Skateboarding Collection Work Pants

These Levi’s Skateboarding Collection Work Trousers typify the company’s perfect mash-up of workwear and youth subculture


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Men Originals Tennis Tee Adidas

Just as no one remembers the T-shirt was once a lowly undergarment, so the sweatshirt – created and named for its simple purpose as an exercise top – has long since broken free of the gym. Be seen wearing these everywhere from the office to the street to a night out on the town.

Adidas Men Originals Tennis Tee

From golf knits to socks to this Men Originals Tennis Tee, argyle pattern always adds a casual sporty look.


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3. Jackets

The anorak was originally conceived for the most practical of reasons: warmth and protection from the elements. Now, cutting-edge fabrics and a modern aesthetic have given it a new lease of life as one of the most stylish of active garments, while making it more functional than ever before.

Lululemon Athletica Versaclime Shell

The Versaclime Shell lives up to its name – with sealed seams at the hood, collar and shoulders, it keeps out the elements.


Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell Jacket

For an anorak, the Keb Eco-Shell is pleasantly stylish. And with three wind-and-waterproof layers, it’s practical, too.



You may not snowboard like X Games medallist Seb Toots, but with his jacket you’ll survive the elements just as well. oneill.com

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4. Shoes

From the original Converse All-Star to the Nike Air Jordan, the design and performance of sneakers has driven fashion and sporting achievement. 

Air Huarache Ultra Nike

With revolutionary materials and engineering, today’s sports shoes are taking style and success to the next level.

Nike Air Huarache Ultra

The Air Huarache Ultra is a revival of Nike’s 1991 classic, with its elastic heel strap and rubber cage, perforated foam and mesh upper, and lightweight midsole doubling as an outsole. If it ain’t broke…


Adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged

Adidas demonstrates its mastery in shoe tech and branding with the Ultra Boost Uncaged. The Primeknit Sockfit upper is snug and flexible, and the Stretchweb outsole boosts footfall energy.


Ultra Boost Uncaged by Adidas
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5. accessories

The surge in popularity of stylish and functional activewear extends far beyond mere garments.

From fitness watches to sports sunglasses and adventure bags, your accessories should be every bit as action-ready as you are.

Fitbit Blaze Smartwatch

The Fitbit Blaze takes all that great fitness tracking and heart monitoring, and packs it into a smartwatch that looks sharp. 


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Adidas iPhone SE Case

The Adidas Trefoil logo sits as coolly on street style as it does on pro sportswear. Now it lends cred to this iPhone SE case


Jack Wolfskin Woodford Daypack

Take the robust Woodford Daypack with you, whether heading to the office or off into the great outdoors. 


Jack Wolfskin Woodford Daypack
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