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Resort 2018 -- Sporty Chic


For Resort 2018, sporty has gone chic....and chic has gone sporty.  Styles traditionally reserved for workout wear--track suit jackets and pants, sweatshirts, anoraks--are now available in a variety of fabrics for any and all occasions.  Signature design details--drawstrings, front zippers, raglan sleeves, banded collars and waistlines, side stripes, gathered ankles--are giving everything from beachwear to business wear a fresh feel. 

If you're off to somewhere warm, throw a structured track jacket over a bandeau top and fun crop, or pair a sassy raglan-sleeved sweater with a flowing pant.  If heading to the office, keep warm in a plaid track pant with a chunky sweatshirt sweater, or look cool in a silk dress with a drawstring waist. 

Accessories tend to follow the time of day...oh yes, that means heels and a fabulous bag with your track suit for dinner.


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January Optical Illusion Tip


Looking Sporty Chic AND Silhouette Sleek


Track jackets by design--raglan sleeves, round shape, banded bottom--are generally not figure flattering on any body shape.  However, you can easily get the look by opting for a more flattering style featuring the signature design details.  For example, a dress with a contrasting front zipper and banding at the waist will capture the sporty chic feel and create a long, lean silhouette.

If you really wish to wear the traditional jacket shape, keep the rest of the outfit very sleek and linear in color and design.  This will create the illusion that the part of you under the jacket is the same.  Another option is to wear the jacket open so the focus in on your shape underneath versus the rounder shape created by the jacket.



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