A guide to fashionable sports wear

Perfect to get fit for summer

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Campus is positively teeming with fashion forward individuals – but now everyone is wearing their sports gear, as they always do this time of year.

Passion for exercise is fuelling a fashionable overhaul of sports wear, with high-street and trusty designer brands offering up plenty of affordable and trendy styles. Obviously your outfit has to be comfortable while working out, but let’s face it, the main aim is to look good doing it.

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Sports Direct

Price: £££

Design: 3/5

Comfort: 4/5

Sports Direct is THE go-to shop for basics and brands

Sports Direct is THE go-to shop for basics and brands

A handpicked selection from Sports Direct

A handpicked selection from Sports Direct – Pink is definitely in right now

Primark

Price: £

Design: 3/5

Comfort: 3/5

Having recently remodelled their “Keep Fit” section, Primark is giving the tried and tested designer brands a run for their money. Offering up an array of fluorescent lightweight jackets, comfortable patterned leggings and lycra gear you can afford.

Jackets for any occasion...

Jackets for any occasion, a steal at £5

Adidas Sports bra - Sports Direct, T-shirt- H&M  Jacket - Primark

Adidas Sports bra – Sports Direct, T-shirt- H&M
Jacket – Primark

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Urban Outfitters

Price: ££££

Design: 4/5

Comfort: 4/5

If it’s edgy urban fashion sportswear you’re craving, then Urban is the place to go. It’s pretty pricey, so best to invest in one item your outfit revolves around.

Marble print: a sure fire way to look the most fashionable at the gym

Marble print: a sure fire way to look the most fashionable at the gym

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Tk Maxx

Tk Maxx often seems a daunting place due to the sheer volume of clothes to look through, but if you persevere, you can find some real gems.

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These leggings even have glow in the dark strips for evening jogs

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Thermal Jumper reduced from £49.99 to £19.99

Nike

Pricey, but the quality is self-explanatory. The tick is a seal of approval your sports gear has gained fashionable status.

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Trainers are essential in completing  your outfit

Trainers are essential in completing your outfit

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You could look like this…

It’s difficult to afford top of the range sports gear on a loan. The key is to mix and match to create the perfect balance, and wear your outfit around campus with pride – even if you’re not planning on going to the gym.