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With the ‘Gym Look’ becoming the next big thing, here is how you can up your style game while working

People are educating themselves and making a conscious effort towards leading a healthier life and are hence investing in a range of activewear which is defined as the ‘new semi-casual’.

Abhishek Yadav | New Delhi |

Millennials or otherwise, everyone is hustling these days running between jobs, trying to build their legacy, while balancing friends and family. Spare time is a diminishing concept; for better or for worse is up to you to decide. Versatility is the key to succeeding in this age – whether it’s with regards to doing multiple jobs at once or using multipurpose clothing which can be worn for various occasions. We are hinting at the next big thing in apparel – athleisure wear. Athleisure is not just a trend but has become the way of life and it is here to stay! It combines the comfort and style needed for you to create a lasting impression while accomplishing big things. This segment of clothing has been defining the fashion trend prominently since 2018. People are educating themselves and making a conscious effort towards leading a healthier life and are hence investing in a range of activewear which is defined as the ‘new semi-casual’. It has changed the way people dress up for the gym, casual, social occasions, and even for work. Athleisure has done justice to not just comfort but for style as well.

For the past few years, international as well as Bollywood celebrities have been at the forefront of making athleisure a mainstream trend. Driven by celebrity power, athleisure wear is taking the fashion world by storm. Even celebrities are embracing casual outfits through athleisure wear. Actresses like Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Alia Bhatt have ditched those pretty dresses for uber-comfy track pants, active leggings, jackets, sneakers, sweatshirts and everything in between. Most celebs are spotted wearing athleisure everywhere – be it at the gym, the airport, the salon, restaurants, movies or casual catch ups. Take a cue from Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Malaika Arora for stylish Gym Look’s that are making headlines. India is opening arms wide to Athleisure. Let’s find out the best picks for you to look your coolest best while working out.

Slim Joggers: These modern joggers promise the comfort of a track pant and look super-trendy as well. When paired with sneakers, joggers ensure that your style game is at the highest level. These are the new must-have items for men and women and are influencing the style scene. They are no longer worn for just working out but have instead turned into daily wear basic. These uber-stylish and comfortable joggers can be styled in endless ways with t-shirts, hoodies, denim jackets and many more upper wear items.

Gymjns: With athleisure on the rise, denim and chinos have some new competition.  And this innovation by Spykar is the next big thing which is dominating the style game. When it comes to outfits for gym, denims are the very last thing that comes to mind. However, these new Gym Jns promise the comfort and fit of track pants with the durability of denims. This new thing will let you ditch your regular gym-wear in lieu of “gym denims”. Athleisure denims for the outrageously stylish fitness enthusiasts! These denims offer unrestricted freedom of movement, making it ideal clothing for the gym and for the outside too! The unique 4-way stretch denim is designed to allow one to work out while looking absolutely stylish in a pair of denims.

Baggy Crop Tops: The women’s fashion trend that never grows old are crop tops. They have been in fashion since the 1970’s. The voguish and beauteous appeal of the regular crop tops is intensified when baggy crop tops are worn. Crop tops have now become a fashion staple, mainly due to the growing fitness craze. Women mostly started cropping parts of their workout wear, like sleeves, hem and collars to turn them into loose-fitting crop tops that could be paired with a bodysuit or worn with a tank top. For an ultra cool chic look, opt for baggy crop tops with pants, shorts, denim, joggers, palazzos and many more.

Athleisure Jackets: Oversized or fitted, these jackets assure the greatest comfort and style. Sport this trend anywhere by replacing your blazers and coats with an athleisure jacket and pair it with tube tops or tank tops. So, no need to resist the effortless and cool vibe that comes from an athleisure jacket. This is a sure-fire way to give your outfit some great athleisure feel. When it comes to picking the right jacket for you, there are endless options to choose from. Both men and women who want to embrace fitness keeping up with trend can explore styling jackets this season.

Graphic Tees: Designing your t-shirts with the vibe you want, not only are you making a fashion statement but you’re also adding a bit of your own personality to your clothing. Graphic Tees is the quintessential 90’s trend that’s made its way back. Match your graphic tees with regular denims, gym jeans or even joggers for an uber cool look. These graphic tees are surely carrying your vibe with slogans, words, mandala and all other forms of art.

(Inputs given by Abhishek Yadav, Design Head, Spykar Lifestyle)