Don’t worry about packing a change of clothes. These tops, bottoms, and accessories will keep you looking pulled together in the studio or on the streetBy: Danielle Kosecki
Slip on Lululemon’s Unity Pullover ($118; lululemon.com) when you leave the studio—the soft, sweater-like fabric in the front wards off chills, while the beautiful low-cut back lets your overheated body breathe.
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Outsmart the elements in Nau’s Riding Jacket v2 ($225; nau.com). The soft shell looks like a blazer but is wind resistant and repels rain. (Search: Rain gear that works) A vent in the back provides instant temperature control.
With racerback straps and a built-in bra, Skirt Sports’ Serendipity Dress ($65; skirtsports.com) needs just a pair of spandex shorts or leggings to become running, hiking, tennis, or yoga ready.
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The faux fly and contrast stitching scream jeans, but Athleta’s Bettona Jegging ($60; athleta.gap.com) stretch and wick sweat as well as any legging. Great for a lunch-break yoga class or squeezing in a power walk after brunch.
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Whether you're biking to work or just around town, Levi’s 511 Skinny Commuter Trousers ($78; us.levi.com) will save you from having to switch slacks. These kangaroo-colored chinos are not only water-, dirt-, and odor-resistant, they also feature reflective tape on interior cuffs, double-layered back pockets, and a place to stash your U-lock.
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Perfect for fall hikes and runs, Icebreaker’s Lightweight Oasis V Dusk ($90; in stores now, available on icebreaker.com 9/1/12) is made of Merino wool, a fiber that’s naturally breathable and odor resistant.
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Don’t be afraid to sweat in this button-down, collared shirt. Scott’s Highview Shortsleeve ($75; scott-sports.com) is made of breathable polyester that’s designed to eliminate odor and bacteria while protecting your skin from the sun.
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Lucy’s Spirit Burnout Hoodie ($59; lucy.com) will add some flair to your favorite yoga or dancewear. The front wrap style accentuates waists without restricting movement.
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For urban bikers who ride on flat pedals, these sharp shoes are a must. Made of a supple leather that molds to your feet, Quoc Pham’s Fixed shoes ($159; quocpham.com) have a rubber outsole that’s great for the street, but a stiff inner sole that maximizes power transfer on the bike.
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Stand out in your barre class with the almost too-pretty Fusion Wrap Top from Nancy Rose Performance ($68; nancyroseperformance.com). It looks like a high-end tank, but it boasts a performance fabric, a built-in shelf bra—with soft cups—and crisscross back straps for support.
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Upgrade your cold-weather workout wear by swapping your sweatshirt for a more tailored look. Horny Toad’s Framer Crew Long Sleeve Tee ($52; hornytoad.com), wicks sweat but wouldn’t look out of place in the bar.
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Bare feet may be good for certain training runs, but they’re usually banned from stores and restaurants. Get the best of both worlds with Adidas adiPure Motion Shoes ($110; adidas.com). They’re minimalist in design, so your feet feel more of the road, but the charcoal silver and grey color scheme will blend in with blank pants.
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Stay warm in Under Armour’s Sheep’s Clothing Hoody ($70; underarmour.com)—its polyester-wool blend traps heat while wicking moisture. The oversized cowl neck also doubles nicely as an impromptu hood when pulled over your head during nasty weather.
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The length of Zobha’s asymmetrically cut Perfectly Draped Tunic ($84; zobha.com) makes any pair of leggings perfectly appropriate for wearing in public. Plus, the fabric is so soft, you won't want to take it off.
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Wear Oakley’s Overtime Sunglasses ($120; Oakley.com) around town. No one will notice the performance details—like grippy ear and nose pads—that help these polarized sunnies stay in place during long runs.
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The open back on Moving Comfort’s Urban Gym Long Sleeve ($57; movingcomfort.com) may be reminiscent of childhood dance uniforms, but this top is thoroughly modern. It’s made from recycled coffee grounds and keeps odor under wraps as you pirouette.
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