7 Chill Outfits That Actually Make Sense in Real Life

There's no denying that all things athleisure have taken the fashion world by storm. Suddenly, wearing leggings as pants, hoodies as tops, and sneakers with dresses is the foolproof way to look like a committed fashion girl. If you haven't dabbled in the world of athleisure outfits yet, we have a feeling the reasoning behind your procrastination might be that you feel like you'll look like you're trying too hard. While there are definitely some outfits we wouldn't recommend for your first time at the sportswear rodeo, there are certain outfit formulas that anyone can pull off and look totally normal while out and about in the real world.

To prove it, we scoured the Instagrams of a few of our favorite bloggers to see how they're styling the athleisure trend this season. Whether you are into leggings, hoodies, track pants, sneakers, or if the whole reason you're here is to establish what kind of athleisure person you are, we promise there's an outfit formula for you that will inspire you to tackle the trend once and for all.

Go on to shop the athleisure outfits that are highly approachable and extremely stylish.

Style Tip: Throw on a tailored piece of outerwear to add some polish to a more casual ensemble. 

Style Tip: Layer an oversize T-shirt over a pleated miniskirt for an unexpected element of proportion play. Throw on some sporty sneakers and you've got yourself the cool-girl outfit of the century. 

Style Tip: "Nothing but knits" is a great mindset when trying to formulate a stylish yet comfortable outfit. 

Style Tip: Liven up jeans and a T-shirt with a statement heel. Trust me—your look will go from 0 to 100 real quick. Do people still say that? 

Style Tip: Buy your next button-down way oversize so you can wear it as a dress. Slip into some strappy sandals and meet your new favorite summertime look. 

Style Tip: Style your favorite slip dress with a big sweatshirt and sneakers for a more relaxed take on the basic. 

Style Tip: Update your joggers with a crisp button-down and retro sneakers. 

This story was originally published on an earlier date and has since been updated. 

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