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Would You Wear It: Claire Danes Spandex Gear

Typically when we see celebs going to, or coming from, the gym they are in the latest and greatest gear. I recently spotted cool Claire Danes prancing around in her gym gear (complete with smartwater).

Don't get me wrong, ever since My So Called Life, I've been a Claire fan, but what's with the gear? In my opinion, spandex is one of those things that must be approached with caution. Plus, since she was going for it, why not carry a proper gym bag too? Anyways, I am curious what you guys think about Claire's super sporty spandex look -- Is this something you'd wear to workout or otherwise?

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CatherinasTutus CatherinasTutus 5 years
They are work out shorts, obviously. She is working out at the gym, wearing her work out shorts. I don't understand why this is even a post? She is in good shape, it's not like she needs to wear sweatpants. As far as the bag, not everyone needs a gym bag. When I went to spin class, I would just carry my purse with a water and small hand towel. My purse sat on the floor next to my bike. What's the big deal? She's at the gym working out, taking care of her body. It's not a freaking fashion show. You writers really need to come up with something more intelligent to write about. You make my head hurt with your stupidity.
mlmoreno47 mlmoreno47 8 years
It doesn't even look like she is wearing a bra!
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 8 years
I would, IF i could pull it off, lol!
zc zc 8 years
i would, i think its great
fLIpiTup fLIpiTup 8 years
isn't smart water not actually that good for you or something?
sierraballet22 sierraballet22 8 years
I don't mind the gym outfit, I am often seen in a similar getup. What I DO mind is the fact she's not wearing a bra! What's up with that?
amybdk amybdk 8 years
like many others said, i would wear this if I looked like ms. danes!
tips tips 8 years
She can totally pull these off!
AngelGrl135 AngelGrl135 8 years
i wear spandex a lot to run b/c if I don't i start to itch (hard to explain but i have allergic reactions to cardio)... and i LOVE the bag! go Claire!
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
i also don't see it as a problem for her, even though i wouldn't wear those shorts
potterlove potterlove 8 years
Cute! It looks like she's comfy wearing it, so it must be nice.
quiss quiss 8 years
I wouldn't wear it but I see no problem with her wearing it. She looks comfortable.
m_brown m_brown 8 years
Spandex shorts are so comfortable and flattering! She looks great.
mrbunsrocks mrbunsrocks 8 years
Looks fine to me! I wear spandex capris for my workouts - comfy, not too revealing. I don't know if everyone would feel comfortable in that outfit, but it looks very practical for working out. I hate big baggy clothing that impedes my movement. Spandex is great because it stretches with you and doesn't pinch anywhere. :)
meghanny meghanny 8 years
She probably lives around the corner from her gym (looks like she's in Soho) and doesn't need a "proper gym bag". Whatever that means. She looks cute and fit. What more could you want?
xtinabeena xtinabeena 8 years
i only workout in spandex shorts!! but they are sooo practical. i pole vault and i don't want to worry about people seeing up my shorts or anything when i'm upside down, stretching, etc. plus, they're SO COMFY!
rubialala rubialala 8 years
If I had her body...no, I still wouldn't wear it.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
Unless she was working out in it, I have no problem with the spandex. Spandex is fine for fitness...but only for fitness, since it might look dorky otherwise!
garveygirl garveygirl 8 years
Seriously, if i could look that good in spandex shorts, i'd wear it...
saritabonita saritabonita 8 years
i probably wouldn't wear it... she looks great....
Hoaxerz Hoaxerz 8 years
For some reason, I am always self-conscious in spandex shorts- I'd rather wear a bikini. Although, the Nike running leggings I just bought are so comfy (actually pretty cute too) that I might consider wearing them in public.
tidesong tidesong 8 years
It looks like a perfectly normal gym outfit, I usually wear something like that, with ballet tights to ballet too!
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