Esquire Style Hacks #8 - How To Do Sportswear Like A Grown Up

Nail the whole 'athleisure' thing

Any followers of fashion can not have escaped hearing the portmanteau 'athleisure' recently (they do love a portmanteau, fashion types).

In a nutshell it refers to the way sportswear has been warmly embraced by designers and fashion houses in recent years and incorporated into looks at every end of the formal-casual spectrum.

But what does that mean for your everyday outfits? And how do you get in on the softer fabrics and looser fits 'athleisure' offers without accidentally going too far and looking like a P.E. teacher?

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In our latest Style Hacks video, we show you three simple ways to nail the trend in under a minute. Trust us: once you get it right, you won't look back.

Look 1

Bottega Veneta slip-on sneaker

Vivienne Westwood textured bomber

Canali navy T-shirt

Giorgio Armani blue shirt

Brunello Cucinelli navy chinos

Look 2

Ermenegildo Zegna white sneakers

J Brand blue jeans

Brioni Grey Jacket

Valentino floral shirt

Burberry white T-shirt

Look 3

Barbour quilted gilet

Tods driving shoe

Corneliani blue shirt

Boglioli beige blazer

Brunello navy trousers

Tom Ford knitted silk tie