With its elasticated waist bands, zip-up jackets and ultra-comfy fit, the humble tracksuit has come a long way since the good ol’ days. No longer reserved for the gym or lazy Sunday afternoons, tracksuits are the latest addition to the sportification of fashion. That’s right, you can now wear your tracksuit to more places than your local corner shop, or the couch – just be sure it doesn’t say ‘juicy’ across the butt.

Fashion League track jacket

Get it for R649 at Adidas 

Who said silk was only meant for scarves and blouses? This sports-inspired look finds the perfect balance between fashion-forward and athletic. With its understated details, this tracksuit will definitely become an everyday essential.

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Fashion League pants


Get it for R649 at Adidas

Ardes slim fit jacket

Get it for R1 499 at Spree

This one will make you the envy of the office. Its super versatile and chic – no one would even know you’re wearing a tracksuit! Bonus: the open side seams make it the ideal outfit to show of your heels.

Get it for R699 at Spree 


Get it for R100 at MrP

Comfy yet super on trend, this tracksuit gets our stamp of approval. This look won’t break the bank and allows you to go from the couch to sophisticated working gal in seconds. Just add a tailored coat and some statement sneakers and you’re winning at sport luxe.

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Get it for R139.99 at MrP

Cropped crew 

Get it for R699 at Nike Woman 

Often times tailored pants look great, but can be restrictive. These pants offer the best of both worlds: you’ll look put together without feeling restricted. Take this look from the gym to the office by pairing it with heels, or dress it down with sneakers – either way, you’ll be rocking the trend.



Get it for R699 at Nike Woman

Converse core colour-blocked oversized crew


Get it for R649 at Zando

If these pants don’t at least make you want to train, they will defs get you inspired to put together a sporty outfit or two. The flared trousers offer a chic track pants variation. The multi-colour-blocked crew looks great and will add a pop of colour to your wardrobe.

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Get it for R699 at Zando

This article was original posted on Women's Health SA.