FASHION

Fast and Chic: Sporty Spice


Photographer: Tom Munro Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Except when being chased around the bedroom, Tom Ford’s archetypal woman isn’t particularly known for her athleticism. But then, the sleek biker shorts, mesh skirts, and slinky hoodies he showed for spring aren’t exactly intended for spin class. Using high-tech fabrics and high-performance silhouettes, a slew of other designers have also been working out streamlined notions of sportswear—from Junya Watanabe’s cyber suiting to Alexander Wang’s urban athletic gear. Call it sportif chic—it’s go-go fashion for glamour girls. So run, don’t walk, and get the look now with the mix-and-match pieces below.

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Photographer: Tom Munro Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

From left: Diane von Furstenberg cotton dress. Nooka watch; Cara Croninger bangles; Adidas sneakers. J Brand cotton and nylon blend top. Gap nylon jacket. Kenneth Cole Collection polyester chiffon skirt. Alejandro Ingelmo sneakers. Adidas by Stella McCartney polyester and elastane blend swimsuit. Lacoste plastic coat (worn around waist). Boutique 9 shoes. Adidas polyester jacket. Adidas Originals nylon blend pants. Ugg Australia shoes.

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Photographer: Tom Munro Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

From left: Nike cotton and nylon jacket and pants. Moncler Gamme Rouge embellished nylon, silk, and cotton dress. See by Chloé nylon jacket. Giuseppe Zanotti Design sneakers. Nike cotton and nylon jacket and pants. Adidas by Stella McCartney polyester jacket. See by Chloé nylon jacket. Y-3 cotton blend pants. Coach bag.

Beauty note: Eyes pop with Illamasqua Powder Eyeshadow in Predator.

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Photographer: Tom Munro Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

From left: Sportmax cotton sweater. Adidas by Stella McCartney nylon blend bra. Missoni viscose blend skirt. Longchamp bag; Chado Ralph Rucci gloves; Alexander Wang sandals. Alexander Wang viscose dress. Adidas by Stella McCartney nylon blend bra. Nooka watch, Swatch watch (from top); Chado Ralph Rucci gloves; Alexander Wang clutch and sandals. Adidas polyester shirt and pants. Rag & Bone lambskin jacket. Diesel Black Gold polyester dress. Nike cotton and nylon tank top. Y-3 shoes. Adidas polyester shirt and pants. Model’s own sneakers.

Beauty note: Show off sandal-worthy legs with SkinCeuticals Body Retexturing Treatment.

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Photographer: Tom Munro Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

From left: American Apparel cotton blend shirt. Adidas polyester pants. DKNY nylon dress, and pumps. American Apparel cotton blend shirt. Adidas polyester pants. Model’s own socks. Cynthia Rowley neoprene wetsuit. DKNY polyester coat. Rag & Bone x Oakley sunglasses; Vic Matié sandals. American Apparel cotton blend shirt. Adidas polyester pants. Theory 38 nylon blend bra. VPL plaster skirt. Adidas by Stella McCartney polyester and elastane blend tights. Linda Farrow Vintage sunglasses; Vic Matié sandals. Still lifes, clockwise, from far left: Gucci sandal; TechnoMarine watch; Tacori earrings; Sportmax clutch; Giuseppe Zanotti Design sandal; Oliver Peoples sunglasses; Chanel gloves; Michael Kors sandal; Bally bag; Vince Camuto cuff; Jimmy Choo clutch.

Hair by Diego Da Silva for Tim Howard Management; makeup by Maud Laceppe for Nars Cosmetics at Streeters; manicure by Megumi Yamamoto for Essie. Model: Caroline Trentini at Elite Model Management. Dancers: Brahim Zaibat, Loic Mabanza. Set and prop styling by Lisa Gwilliam at Jed Root. Digital technician: James Needham at Dtouch NY. Production by Roger Dong for GE-Projects.com. Photography assistants: Xavier Muniz, Nick Krasznai, Yvonne Halloway. Fashion assistants: Solange Franklin, Sabrina Bacon.