Why not?! Just messing with you. Well maybe not totally but kind of. Since sportswear or as I prefer to refer to it: sports-inspired clothing has become so popular, it is amazing how much easier it is to dress to work wearing something really comfortable but still appropriate.
Take that (not so) black and white look. The top is a sweatshirt but as expected from COS, you would hardly wear it to the gym. It’s structured and sharp, with unusually shaped sleeves but overall very simple. Thanks to it’s straight lined cut and thick fabric it rarely creases (except for the morning the photos were being taken, typical!) and it holds the shape perfectly which makes it office appropriate. It requires very little or preferably no accessorizing. I couldn’t help myself though and added this very chic Penneys necklace (I’ve been looking for one of these everywhere and of course, Penneys gets it right!). The H&M joggers are very relaxed but again, there are a few details that make these work, rather than a morning run, appropriate: the turned up cuff (looks great with heels), the pockets (no pockets = take them for a run!) and the golden zips (not actually serving any purpose other than look good; they’re on top of actual pockets).
The oversized shopper bag is a bit of a necessity in my case, dragging anything from laptop to files around is not very practical in a tiny clutch (considering holdalls occasionally). Not necessarily appropriate for the office (although I somehow managed to get away with on Friday) are the New Balance runners. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you’ll know I’m rather obsessed with these.
Happy sporty styling!