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How to Wear Joggers


Over the last few years, athletic wear has moved from the court onto the menswear runways and has helped bring streetwear into the limelight.  The one most recognizable athletic piece is the jogger pant.

by Boys'Co Online

November 15, 2016


Over the last few years, athletic wear has moved from the court onto the menswear runways and has helped bring streetwear into the limelight.  The one most recognizable athletic piece is the jogger pant.

Joggers have been around since the early 1920's and come in every shape, colour, and material.  Believe it or not, they are versatile enough to look great both casually all the way up to semi-formal occasions.  But, to stay on trend, pick joggers with a tapered leg.  Read on to learn how to wear your joggers with style for every occasion.

 

To the gym, on the court, or for a run:

If you'll be working up a sweat, choose a joggers with a comfortable fabric that preferably has stretch.  Stretchy cotton jersey, moisture-wicking polyester, or light-weight nylon are all great choices.  

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Choose a dark colour for your joggers (you don't want anyone seeing harsh sweat stains).  Easy to match colours include: black, charcoal, and navy.  Pair your joggers with a lightweight breathable t-shirt with a split hem for added mobility.  Then, pop on your favourite pair of kicks, and ankle socks to keep your calfs cool. Last but not least, throw on a breathable zip hoody to finish off your layered look.  

 

For the casual day out or weekends:

Whether you're meeting up your friends, out for a date, or out for the weekend party, this is these are the streetwear looks that will get you through most of your days.  

Option 1: Start with your joggers of choice: denim, jersey, nylon, or chino.  Throw on a scalloped (rounded hem) long-tee, and finish with your favourite nylon bomber jacket or leather jacket.

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Option 2: Start with your joggers of choice: denim, jersey, nylon, or chino.  Slip on a split hem long-tee and layer over it with a pull-over hoody.  Top everything off with a loose flannel shirt.  

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Regardless of which option you choose, slip on your favourite pair of kicks or Chelsea boots to complete your look.

     

For the effortless smart casual look:

Here's where it gets interesting.  You can easily dress up your joggers with a few tweaks to your outfit.  Firstly, chino cotton fabric joggers are the best choice for a smart casual look.  The easiest colours to match are black, navy, and camel.  When it comes to choosing what to wear up top, you have a few options:

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Option 1: Pair with a 3 button polo shirt

Option 2: Pair with an oxford shirt (chambray blue shirts are a great versatile choice).  

Option 3: Pair with a cotton t-shirt and solid cotton blazer.

Finally, finish your look off with some driving shoes, loafers, boat shoes, or even a simple pair of sneakers.

 

For those colder days:

For those colder days and nights, you may need a little more warmth, so layering up with a warm outerwear piece will help you stay toasty with style.  

Start off with your favourite joggers (chino, denim, neoprene, or wool blend fabrics are great choices).  Slip on a long-tee, and layer over top with a pull-over hoody.  

Option 1: Top it all off with a wool 3/4 length coat.  For footwear, choose a Chelsea boot, combat boot, or your favourite sneakers.

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Option 2: Top it all off with a parka coat.  You can choose between a medium weight nylon or coated cotton parka, or choose a down-filled parka for extra winter warmth.  Chelsea boots, combat boots, and high-top lace-up sneakers will all work with parkas.

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