Best Luxury Sports Brands to Shop 2012

From the Gym to Date Night, 4 Sporty-Luxe Lines to Take Note of Now

From the Gym to Date Night, 4 Sporty-Luxe Lines to Take Note of Now

We're no stranger to designers veering into sportswear territory — Isabel Marant jump-started a wedge sneaker revolution, and Alexander Wang made it that much easier to look downtown-cool while wearing easy basics with his T by Alexander Wang line for starters. But at the heart of it all, we're seeing a strong resurgence of sportier silhouettes made accessible by a more refined edge. To best illustrate our point, we're looking to the established athletic brands for their take on the trend, since after all, they're household names, and we certainly don't want to mess with a tried-and-true sportswear classic. Elevating gym wares and beyond, we've got Puma's Hussein Chalayan-led Black Label, Adidas's eco-chic SLVR lineup, and Superga's unexpected but totally luxurious collaboration with The Row. Ready to explore these sportier luxe wares? Keep clicking.

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