Trend of the week: Retro sport

Cut a dash without breaking a sweat, says Annmarie O’Connor.


Athleisure kicks its feet up for another season, this time with retro edge.

Style staples like Harrington jackets and slim fit trousers make fitting friends with pique polo shirts, while Scandi-sleek accessories add a sharp edge to old favourites.

The handsome devil in the detail? A pair of vintage frames and a sleek rubberised backpack. Sorted.


COLOUR CODING: This season’s hot hue combos? Anthracite, tidal and slate blue contrasted with 70s-inspred neutrals like golden cork and pale terracotta.

MIX IT UP: Layer lightweight suiting separates over sporty zipthrough tracksuit tops and tapered trousers (or city shorts) for a 2.0 take on footie terrace fashion.

FINE PRINT: Use pattern judiciously. Top tip? Showcase a bold check trouser or palm print shirt against clean lines and a soft palette.

FANCY FOOTWORK: Up your sneaker game with considered accents like rope-edging, suede uppers and chunky rubberised soles.


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