The fashion industry took a hit in 2021, but with another lockdown in place, athleisure seems to be everyone’s attire of choice. Over the past two years, customers have been turning to athletic wear company’s more than ever for comfortable clothes to work from home.
Sweatsuits have been a staple piece in many people’s closets lately. They are a comfortable option to lounge around in or they can be layered with a blazer or trench coat for a more put-together look. With the recent rise in Y2K fashion, Juicy Couture is a popular brand of sweatsuit but because of the popularity of this item right now they can be found just about anywhere.
Over the lockdowns many people have begun exercising at home more which increased demand for workout clothes. Workout sets are a fun option that many celebrities have taken on. Sets can be found at most athletic stores including Gymshark and Lululemon. They can even be found at stores such as Aritzia as the brand TNA has launched a large line of athletic sets including ones that are made particularly for lounging.
Biker shorts have become a very popular item and not only in the gym. The shorts are commonly paired with oversized items on top including t-shirts, hoodies, button down’s, blazers, and shackets. They are accessorized with fanny packs or baseball caps, and are worn with sneakers. The versatility of these shorts is part of the reason for their popularity. Biker shorts for athletic wear can be purchased at many athletic stores and for a streetwear look most department stores will have some that are made of a cotton material perfect for more casual looks.
Heel sales have heavily declined with the rise of Covid but fleece boots have recently gained popularity. In the mid 2000’s UGG’s were incredibly popular and in recent months they have once again gained popularity. The Classic Ultra Mini UGG’s are particularly popular as an alternative to dressier boots for the winter season but many similar dupes can be found at store’s such as Hudson’s Bay, Zara, and H&M.
As long as we’re working from home athleisure is great choice for comfort while still feeling put-together. Don’t let the lockdowns stop you from looking fashionable!