My six favourite pieces of sportswear: activewear that works hard during a workout (sponsored)

My plan to return to running has reached a standstill. Too long spent in one position at the computer screen, and not enough time moving around, stretching and generally having a life – and the recurring back injury has returned. It’s time to address the problem. The plan is to go to machine-based Pilates onceRead more

Age, athleisure and defying expectations

Athleisure wear perfectly suits my lifestyle and my preference for comfort, says cycling blogger Adele Mitchell.  I work from home. I do yoga. I ride bikes a lot. Why would I wear anything but a wardrobe of super-stretch sportswear, in a colour that I like? And yet according to Vogue’s  ‘rules’ on workout wear’ , at my age (53) itRead more

Get Sporty: the grown-up way to wear track pants

The relaxation of modern dress codes suits me right down to a T by Alexander Wang . I’ve never felt comfortable in formal wear – that’s probably why I chose a career in the fashion/media industry where I’ve never really had to do corporate dressing. That’s not to say I don’t have to look smart, professional and pulled-together. AsRead more

Sixties-inspired sportswear by Peggy Moffitt

Sporty, sporty Peggy Moffitt. Famous for her Vidal Sassoon five-point cut, heavy eye makeup and appearance in Qui étes-vous Polly Maggoo , the mod-tastic sixties model has launched her own sportswear label . I can’t bring myself to call it athleisure, that’s just about the clumsiest portmanteau, ever. Inspired by the Rudi Gernreich outfits Moffitt modelled in the 1960s, the rangeRead more