Athleisure: How to Rock a Fleek-Fit

Athleisure is a term that has been popping up in magazines and blogs since 2015; many people still seem to be misguided as to what the slang term really means. Wearing athleisure simply means that an outfit can be worn in the gym and for casual everyday wear. Staple pieces in a standard athleisure outfit consists of leggings or joggers paired with cute sneakers. What else you pair with it is completely up to you and your style.

BASICS:

Spring weather is chaotic; the mornings are cold and the afternoons are hot. One way to combat the mixed weather is to strategically layer. A trending item that has been worn by fashionistas throughout the country is the bomber jacket. Bomber jackets come in various styles and colors; opt for a thinly made one for spring. Neutral colors are easy go-tos because they go with everything. The Social Outfit has a black and white pebble print bomber that is perfect to pair with black leggings. Put your own spin on the outfit by either rocking all black by wearing this 90’s Baby tank top, or adding some color with the “More Issues Than Vogue” tank top.

 

 

 

 

THE ATHLETIC ESSENTIALS:

Like shoes with a cause? The People’s Movement has the perfect work out shoe for you! These black CARDIFF shoes are made from up-cycled plastic bottles and helps keep the oceans clean. Remember those expandable backpacks you would pack for P.E.? Update your elementary look by wearing a faux leather “Mishi black” bag by FruitenVeg. Baseball caps are easy go-to when you are running late or run out of dry shampoo. This pink chino cap looks appealing regardless what tank top you choose.

 

HOW TO TURN AN OUTFIT TO A FLEEK-FIT:

Accessories are the tipping point of every fleek-fit. Accessories are what can make an outfit go from an 8 to a 10. Statement rings make an outfit go from average to bad a**. TPM personal favorites for this look are from Ethical Stories Ethical Me: Soko X Pop V Ring and the Obsidian Lozano Ring. We are obsessed with this brass earring cuff – it adds so much edge!

cheyenneharris

Fashion & Lifestyle Intern

Junior at Ball State University pursuing a degree in journalism and fashion merchandise.