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Track pants, forever! — That’s Not My Age


Karl Lagerfeld should be handing over his grave. The late designer famously as soon as mentioned that sweat pants have been an indication of defeat. However that was then. With the casualisation of our on a regular basis wardrobes, observe pants make a wise sartorial alternative; versatile sufficient for work, journey and the weekend. ‘I put on observe go well with bottoms the way in which I used to put on denims,’ Chioma Nnadi, British Vogue’s new head of editorial content material, not too long ago mentioned.

Not seen as an indication that you just’ve given up on vogue, observe pants are a modern-day wardrobe staple. Largely due to Grace Wales Bonner’s on-going Adidas collaboration; to not point out the sell-out striped joggers from M&S and frequent sightings of fashion heroines, reminiscent of Lucinda Chambers and Sarah Harris of their Adidas Originals. Head down any excessive road and also you’re assured to see ladies of all ages zipping about city in go-faster stripes.


Photograph: Neil Mackenzie Matthews


My favorite type is the OG three-stripe observe pants from Adidas (see above). I purchased this second-hand pair at Greenwich Market after I first moved to London within the late-Nineteen Eighties they usually’re nonetheless going robust. Erm, that’s polyester for you…. It’s price retaining a watch out for retro sportswear on-line, at flea markets and classic festivals, significantly in case you choose off-beat colors. When you’re in search of a brand new pair of Adidas, I just like the looser Firebird Free Tracksuit Bottoms and the Montreal Monitor Trousers.


Photograph: Sarah Brick. HMU: Lindsey Poole


On this picture, I’m sporting a navy and white pair from Me+ Em that should be at the very least 10-years-old. Weirdly, Me+Em aren’t promoting any side-stripe, sporty trousers this season, most likely as a result of everybody else has ripped them off…

As we head in direction of the Paris Olympics, Baukjen is betting on a basic, two-stripe doppelgänger, accessible in inexperienced and purple, and made utilizing recycled fibres. If a better aesthetic is extra your lane, Reiss is an effective place to look; this monochrome type is available in a petite size (Reiss is offered at Nordstrom within the US). Whereas Boden has some wonderful office-ready choices this spring, made in stretchy Ponte jersey, together with a wider match Westbourne Trouser in navy and purple, the Pull-On Facet Stripe Trouser in inexperienced and the slimmer-fit Kew Trouser in rose. At a better value level, Wyse London at all times consists of the Penny Ponte Huge Leg Trouser in its assortment.

When you choose to circumnavigate man-made fibres altogether, do this linen wide-fit model at Reiss and this viscose-cashmere mix at The White Firm.


Outfit, Baukjen


And keep in mind, Karl Lagerfeld additionally said, ‘Every thing I say is a joke.’ So. Monitor pants, endlessly!


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