In this day and age, Trail Running is anything but boring. The fashion trends alone certainly grabbed our attention! Gone are the days of wearing an oversized t-shirt and an old pair of shorts. The world of Trail Running has taken on a much more glamorous approach; as most of the time, you will spot trail runners rocking bold colours, crazy patterns and Day-Glo to name but a few trends.
We have identified 4 must-have Trail Running fashion trends that will have fellow runner’s heads turning for all the right reasons.
1. Running skirts
If you are looking to add a stylish, yet practical addition to your running wardrobe, “the running skirt” is it! Say goodbye to discomfort, items that ride up, look baggy or might be a tad bit too revealing for your liking.
The great thing about a running skirt is that they come in different cuts and lengths. They are available in a range of different colours, so whatever your mood, you can now match up; not to forget that they are also available in streamlined cuts.
Popping colours are all the rage in the running circuit. Now you don’t have to be concerned about not being visible during your evening run.
These days you can find anything from tank tops and headbands to shoes, gloves and jackets stamped with a highlighter marker in your favourite colour such as: green, yellow, pink and orange.
3. Compression sleeves
Some fashionistas might cringe at the thought of wearing compression sleeves, but it does have its benefits. Various theories have been identified, which include speeding up muscle recovery and increasing blood.
Whether you wear them for the benefits, forgot to shave those legs or just want to make a fashion statement, we say Go for Gold because you are definitely on trend!
4. Patterns and prints
Good-bye to training wardrobes as we know it and hello bold, edgy prints! Yes, along with the bright colours come crazy patterns and prints!
Be the talk of the town by sporting bold patterns and edgy prints on the trail. Dress to impress with patterns and prints on your tank tops, t-shirts and skirts.
While not breaking out a sweat is virtually impossible, you can make waves in the local running club by cottoning onto the latest trends!