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IS SPORTSWEAR FASHION (OR ACTIVEWEAR) A LAZY APPROACH TO DRESSING, OR A GREAT OPTION BECAUSE IT IS SO EASY TO WEAR ON ANY DAY OF THE WEEK? BY RYANN GORDON There’s a phenomenon of sorts taking over the fashion world. It’s confusing, questionable, contrasting and undeniably chic. It’s a terrifyingly attractive diversion from every style tip we’ve ever held dear — a combination of styles brought together as one. Some might call it a stretchy-pant paradox, if you will, because no longer are we wearing activewear only on our hours of physical exertion. And no longer are we keeping athletic clothes in their own category, only to be accompanied by similar pieces worthy of a jog or yoga-sesh. Sports apparel has taken on a new meaning in modern fashion, where tights are the new denim. It’s time that we break those comfy clothes out of our dresser drawers and bring them to the closet to join our satin, leather, boots and heels. Although it may sound ridiculous, the joining of casual activewear and sexy, sleek statement pieces has taken over the closets of celebrity fashion icons.

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Get the best of both worlds when you unify your favorite fashion trends for a cozy, comfy, cool and killing-it look. Dress down your evening dresses with daytime sneakers; combine your coziest sweatpants with your most fashionable heeled booties; and turn your raggedy, old hoodies into high fashion with a tight skirt and heels. The models are all doing it; celebrities are copping it; and, now it’s time for us to do the same.

SAG A LITTLE Lucky for those who have been unable to unbutton their skinny jeans since the early 2000s, you can officially throw those babies in the trash. It’s all about the baggy pants now. And, it’s all about what you’re pairing them with. Go for oversized, boyfriend sweatpants, sleek Adidas track pants or something closer to MC Hammer’s metallic, harem‑style.

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September 2017 (Vol. 31, No. 9)  

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September 2017 (Vol. 31, No. 9)  

Where to Dine. What to Do. Where to Find It. When It's Happening. Preview 918 For over 30 years, Preview has been the best resource for dis...