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Don't fret the sweat: Lululemon, other brands offer wear for in gym or out

March 20, 2014 at 10:13 AM ET

Lululemon wants you to "sweat it and forget it."

On Tuesday, the popular workout brand announced a “fashion meets function” collection called &go, which promises to take you “from the gym to the boardroom” without a wardrobe switch. (Sounds kinda smelly to us!) 

Not sure I would forgo a change of clothes — and a shower for that matter — but fashionable styles that move with your body deserve a second look. Here are a few athletic brands offering double duty items, but we may reserve them for that brunch before the gym or maybe just toss them on after for a comfy (but less sweaty) commuter look.

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Lululemon
It feels like mission impossible to find a flattering, tailored pant these days. This stylish option is meant for biking, which means it’s durable and sweat-resistant. Be the “boss” at work and in your workout. (Here to There Pant, $118, lululemon.com)

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lululemon.com

Designed for “yoga to and from”, this easy top flows with a cut-out design in the back. A potential silk top replacement for a busy day out. (Here to There Tank, $58, Lululemon.com)

nike
nike.com

Nike
Cover up in style. Nike’s cotton blend pullover offers fashionable warmth and camouflage for our sweaty gym clothes. (Tech Fleece Poncho, $130, nike.com)

Nike
Nike.com

Bold prints make a statement on our bums. Would you dare to wear leggings as pants? Le gasp! (Legendary tight print, $105, nike.com)

Athleta
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Athleta
A boxy T-shirt with subtle color-blocking? Yes please! Comfort is everything, and this shirt looks like it can keep up with the pace. (Sugar Rush Tee, $59, athleta.com)

athleta.com
athleta.com

Skirts aren’t exactly downward dog-appropriate but this ruched number can work on a date or shopping with friends. Look and feel dressed-up while dressing down. (Twist it Skirt, $69, athleta.com)

hm.com
hm.com

H&M
H&M’s racerback dress is an ace for your inner tennis pro. No matter what your skill set, it’s nice to have a flirty yet functional number you can wear on and off the court. (Tennis Dress, $29.95, hm.com)

Target
Target

Target 
Praise Tarjay for bringing us an affordable empire waist! Let’s be real: this part of the body can be a struggle for even the fittest folks. Blessed with a six pack? Cheers to you and your trainer! But every tummy deserves a breather from skin tight clothes. Perk? This gem also has a built-in sports bra. (Target C9, $19.99, target.com)

Target
Target

Get two pants in one with C9 by Champion’s reversible capri. Each pair is solid black on one side, but flip them inside out to reveal a pop of color at the waistband, giving you the option to get matchy-matchy with your tank. The pant also features a secret pocket for your keys or phone. (Women's Premium Reversible Capri Tight, $17.48, target.com)

More: Sweat in style: 5 fashionable fitness lines


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