22 Apr The Modern Look Of Sport
Comfort first. That was the title of the blog post where I wore my Nike Tech Fleece Poncho (which is available at selected Shesha stores) paired with the Nike Tech Fleece sweatpants. Trends are cool, but they rarely make it into my wardrobe. The irony of this statement is not lost on me. I am fully aware that sports luxe is a major trend at the moment, with women investing in statement sneakers and womenswear looks incorporating more sports inspired fabrications and silhouettes – think the bomber dress. But I would like to think that my look is because I have gotten to a point in my style journey where I know what I like, how I want to look and how I want to feel in what I am wearing.
Comfort is what is trending in my world this year. Life is too short to not feel good in what you are wearing, both physically and aesthetically.
In the fall of 2013, Nike introduced its revolutionary reinvention of the fabric of sport: fleece.Every time I hear the word fleece, I think of unsexy camping apparel because the only time I have ever purchased anything fleece has been when there is a camping trip on the horizon in some cold place somewhere. But, the Nike Tech Fleece is anything but what one thinks of when they think fleece.
As the modern interpretation of fleece, Nike Tech Fleece is a unique thermal fabrication that merges a smooth jersey facing which gives it that slick streamlined look, with an inner foam that basically enhances the fleece’s functionality. You get warmth without the weight and a fabrication that is not only more breathable, but also suited for the movements of an athlete…