In today’s world where we are seeking multipurpose, hardworking yet ever stylish garments for our busy schedules the birthing of a new style category emerges. Athleisure is born. It is so new in fact that I had never uttered the word aloud before 2017 and had to check myself to make sure I said it right. ATHLEISURE IS SO MUCH MORE THAN A STYLISH TRACKSUIT GUYS. Athleisure is the modern woman’s new uniform.
A Day curated by Jigsaw
I was approached my Jigsaw, a brand I love to wear (see previous style post here) as they had a very exciting collaboration launching this week. A Day is an American uber-luxe, super technical garment brand that designs wardrobe staples made for life’s many many moments. The brand is made up of hardworking women who know what other hardworking women want. Jigsaw have curated a stylish selection of pieces they feel best reflects US, whether we are at yoga, firing off emails, meeting friends for brunch, or shopping…
A Day is minimally curated pieces of clothing with cool and inspirational names: “Dream Harder Tank” and “Like a Boss Sweatshirt”. The cut of the garments are stylish and modern yet functional. And the feel of the fabrics? Well, you can tell there is some serious innovation and high spec weaving work right here.
My A Day x Jigsaw Look
My A Day x Jigsaw look is designed to take me from 7am to 7pm. Comfort and functionally is always high on my list when I have appointments to keep and square mileage to cover. It’s important I always feel my clothing empowers me and I feel confident and chic no matter what I do. My day started with Pilates and finished with a few post event drinks with a few friends. In my 10 hour day my look felt appropriate and comfortable.
My favourite piece is the Up in the Air Jacket that felt liquid silk on the body. I love the extended sleeves with thumbholes because it was about 2 degrees outside and my bracelet cuffs on my Speckled Textured coat welcomed an icy draft.
I fully expect to be wearing the Throw it High leggings well into my 70’s as they are: quick dry, moisture wicking, pilling resistant, uv protecting with lots of hidden pockets and extra coverage.
The HIIT & Run tank has a stylish cut and a weightless feel making it so much more than gym wear.
On a day when movement is concerned I don’t pack light. A backpack is always required and I have wanted to get one of the Jigsaw Blake Leather backpacks for SOOOO Long. I choose the gorgeous salmon pink colour, although they come in so many colours I want them all. It’s the perfect size and is such good quality.
My new Nike Thea Fly Knits finish off my look as I need the support for my foot right now as I’m healing a sprain, although I did dither over my Chelsea boots for a while.
Do you own any Athleisure wear? What do you think of the pieces? Let me know in the comments below 🙂
You can see the full Jigsaw x A DAY curation here:
This post is in collaboration with Jigsaw. As always all opinions and styling are my own.