With the summer olympics in Rio well underway, the sartorial race is on for a perfect pair of athletic inspired track pants- this season’s most well-recieved comeback. Track pants have been a must have for fans of the sporting life looking to cover up ever since the 1920’S, and look how far they have come. Nike, a favorite of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, crafted a technologically advanced pair out of tech-fleece to keep you warm without all of the added bulk of regular sweatpants. They are both chic and affordable, meaning you won’t feel bad actually breaking a sweat in them. Designer’s from Chloé to the quaint, Italian label, Brunello Cucinelli have added their own upmarket touches to the previously low-brow style like supple fabrics and tailored lines. Don’t be afraid to wear these on the street as fashion week regulars have turned the track pant into the M.V.P. of any wardrobe; they immediately add a relaxed, on-the-go finish no matter how you style them. We love them with a slinky blouse, or as Fall approaches, a shirt and sweater combo. Add a sneaker and your ready to hit the ground running- be it on the field or at the office.
*Above: The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team