Dot-com moguls can get away with wearing the same sneakers and hoodie to the office every day, but that isn’t an option for most people who don’t work at tech companies where pets and ping pong tables are more common than pinstripes.
There are ways to incorporate workout wear into your office wear to make a day at the desk not only comfortable, but fashionable as well. And sporting workout wear everywhere from the weight room to the office water cooler is a growing trend. Activewear sales rose to $34 billion in the 12 months ending in July 2014, climbing 7 percent, while sales of denim jeans shrunk by the same percentage. According to statistics from The NPD Group cited in Entrepreneur Magazine, the activewear category now represents 17 percent of the total U.S. apparel market. (more…)