How To Wear Athleisure: 19 Picks That Go Beyond The Gym (1/15)

So popular is the term (a mashup of athletic and leisure) that Merriam-Webster has now added it to its dictionary listings. Here’s how to wear athleisure - at the gym and beyond

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At the gym

Trade your traditional tank top for something with a tad more detail, like on-trend cut-outs. Pair it with colourful capris and suddenly the order to “drop and give me 50” will seem way more doable.

Michi tank top, $207; Winners pants, $25

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