Gentleman’s Athleisure

It’s an interesting time for menswear.

On the one hand, there’s a resurgence of classic tailoring happening that harkens back to an era when men invested in a long-term wardrobes to express themselves with elegance and integrity.

On the other hand, we’re experiencing an athleticwear movement driven by comfort and a more relaxed work environment, which is crossing over into all areas of a the modern man’s life.

What’s interesting, especially in the streets of Soho near the AoS headquarters, is that these two style movements are often being worn together. It’s a look that is very specific to our current culture – one that we are calling “Gentleman’s Athlesiure”.

At first I was skeptical, but I’ve been seeing this cross-over happen right before my eyes, via our editorial director Wes. He’s a stylish and menswear professional by trade but his latest passion is powerlifting, which means he comes to work dressed to the nines, and leaves work ready to go 100 at the gym.

In his own words “It’s about practicality, but it’s also about versatility… Wearing a cashmere topcoat over a pair of slim-fit sweat pants is me, in a nutshell… Here’s a few ways I blend AoS’ classic menswear with my favorite gym attire…”

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Thanks, as always, for reading. 

Stay Tailored,

Wes


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