Trend Tracker: Athleisure

As the latest Karl Lagerfeld athleisure collection shows, this trend is only getting hotter

2021 is the year of athleisure reinvented. While the term has been on the fashion radar for a while now and hugely popularised during 2020 when working from home and loungewear-all-the-time became the norm, our 2021 athleisure uniform has upped its game. And the results are gold medal worthy! Cue the brand new K/Athleisure collection from Karl Lagerfeld at McArthurGlen. Sporty and chic, it combines supple lines with soft fabrics and ultra-flattering silhouettes. It’s shaping up to be a very comfortable season...


Let’s hear it for the boys
When it comes to combining practicality with a must-have aesthetic, K/Athleisure have taken a back to basics approach that puts easy-to-wear pieces at the heart of your wardrobe. Think simple zip up jackets with logo detailing, muted geometric print cotton shirts, classic cotton tees in this season’s key colourways (baby blue and black plus monochrome, of course) and blouson jackets in a neutral palette for a dose of nonchalant cool.


The elevated assortment is back this season with new accessories and an update to a range of timeless silhouettes, embellished with Karl Lagerfeld’s eye-catching signature.

Discover versatile ready-to-wear pieces, including knit sweaters and cardigans to keep you warm and cozy this fall.  The selection also features premium athleisure items like comfortably stylish sweatshirts, t-shirts, and long-sleeve tees made from a mix of recycled and organic materials - offering a more sustainable approach to street-style dressing. 

Additionally, the K/Signature selection features a lovely ruched, long-sleeve tee in organic cotton, a chic pair of jeans, and a brushed cotton shirt made in a soft poplin mix, featuring a KARL Kameo logo on the back.  As the weather starts to cool down, the K/Signature down jacket offers a stylish cover-up, neatly crafted in recycled materials. 

Moreover, the covetable range of accessories in the selection includes a few elegant bandana styles, an elegant keychain, a sleek webbing belt, minimalist caps, and retro-inspired bucket hats.  The color palette is on-point in its offer of powdery pink, earthy tones, and chic black, ensuring that a wide range of tastes can be catered to.


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