What sporty pieces can you mix and match?
Multiple sporty looks that balance style and function
In recent years, Nike has broken the activewear mould to become a brand that is worn by both fashionistas and athletes alike. No longer reserved just for the gym, its key pieces are just as suited to the streets as they are to the court and everyone from the Hadids to Kendall Jenner has taken notice. What we love most about Nike’s easy sportswear pieces though, is that they can be styled with just about anything. From low-top sneakers paired with dainty sundresses to oversized sweats and Celine sunglasses, there’s no wrong way to style it. But to give you some ideas, we’ve listed below the best ways to mix and match sportswear style.
There are just some classics that never age and minimalist sportswear is one of them. Even in 2020, where ‘ugly’ footwear is in and most dressed codes have gone out of the window, there are still a few things that belong in every closet and one of the most obvious of those is white sneakers. Obscenely versatile, a good pair of white sneakers like the Nike Blazer Mid VNTG '77 are a failsafe item. Made from leather in a range of colours to choose from, they have a real retro feel that will work well with just about anything.
How to style them? Take notes from Bella Hadid and try pairing them with an oversized T-shirt and bare legs for a casual-cool evening look or swap in men’s-style pants and a crop top for a 90s vibe.
If you like your sneakers with a bit of historical clout to them, you’ll do no better than the Nike Air Max. Arguably one of the most famous sneaker styles out there, a pair like the Nike Air Max 2090 are the pinnacle of form and function. Combining classic elements of the original Air Max, this '2090’ version features the signature chunky silhouette in multiple colourways. Made from mesh and leather, they’re finished with the iconic 'Swoosh' at the sides and sit atop exaggerated air-bubble soles.
In terms of styling, lean into the athleisure aesthetic in full-force and go for loose separates. Try pairing an oversized top with classic track pants, chunky socks and a colourful windbreaker jacket for a look that is stylish yet comfortable.
If you’re in need of a pair of running shoes then look no further than Nike’s React Miller. Designed for long-distance runners, these sneakers utilize the brand's innovative technologies in order to provide durability and flexibility mile after mile. Despite being designed to help you win races, these sneakers look just as cool on days spent around the city, too.
Now considered an off-duty essential, the humble slide sandal has come a long way since its pool-side beginnings. The perfect shoes for long and lazy summer days, they pair perfectly with everything from shorts and T-shirts to breezy dresses and feminine separates. But, if you want to switch up your look even further? Take note from the runway and pair them with chunky ankle socks. Choose from classic logo prints, colourful or even neon styles for a sportswear-chic look.