Five Fitness Fashion Trends We're Looking Forward to in 2012
Surprisingly, when it comes to fitness fashion, there are definitely some trends worth noting. Did you notice the increasing number of people purchasing neon yellow jerseys and shorts? What about those silly looking toe shoes? Those most definitely hit the fitness scene hard in 2011. And we have to thank the fitness fashionistas of the 80's for elaborate leotards and leg warmers. Fitness fashion changes every year, and this year we're staying on top of what is hot (and also aero).
Find the top five fitness trends to look for in 2012, after the jump.
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4. As long as they don't mess with your performance, accessories are in this year. Headband and sweatband vendors are littering the fitness and health expos with bright colors and quirky patterns. Try having some fun with headbands, hats, arm warmers, socks, laces, and wrist-wear (watches, bracelets, and even tattoos).
We suggest hitting etsty and the blogosphere for some interesting accessories. We really like these headbands from EverydayGrey on Etsy.com as well as Saucony's accessories. Or visit Sole Sports.
3. It seems that stores are slowly starting to stock up on very subtle, urban-inspired patterns
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Visit Road Runner Sports, Runner's Den, or Slippery Pig.
2. If patterns aren't your thing, we're also seeing a strong movement towards a clean, polo-meets-country-meets-cycling look. The trend, heavily inspired by Rapha's clean styles, looks classy, serious, and fast -- great for the committed but still stylish fitness devotee.
Visit www.rapha.cc or head to Bike Haus for some ideas.
Need some fitness fashion inspiration? A good place to start is learn what not to wear. Visit WTF Kits for cycling fashion faux pas and a good laugh.