Athleisure's Been Around For So Long, It's Now Entering Phase 2

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In the beginning, when the buzzword "athleisure" was added to the dictionary in 2016, the look was very much about staying chic and comfortable. Monochrome separates, detailed leggings, and sports bras made for simple outfits that, most of the time, were meant to blend in. In stylized athleisure, you could hop from the gym to brunch without sticking out in either location — and you might even receive a compliment on your leather baseball cap along the way.

Make no mistake, athleisure is still in. In 2017, it just got a bolder update. With influence from a typical boxing uniform (think striped satin shorts and matching jackets), plus high-fashion brand collaborations like Victoria Beckham x Reebok, the athleisure look has come to center on keepsake style items that turn heads on the street.

Some of our favorite influencers like Hailey Baldwin, Bella Hadid, and Emily Ratajkowski have shared standout examples of ways to rock comfortable items in a very "look-at-me" sort of way. Oftentimes, it's all about accessorizing with a handful of jewels or a pair of boots. See how it's done ahead, then shop the newest form of athleisure.

— Additional reporting by Sarah Wasilak

Hailey Baldwin styled a striped crop top with checkered pants by Off-White and white sneakers.

Danielle Bernstein chose one cool statement anorak and let the voluminous silhouette take center stage.

Sofia Richie drew attention to her red trousers and sporty anorak with a bikini top and Louis Vuitton waist bag.

Hannah Bronfman wore an unbeatable color combination that popped.

Bella Hadid balanced her leisurely Off-White separates with plaid thigh-high boots.

Chiara Ferragni put a sultry spin on a Gucci satin coordinate set by unbuttoning her top.

Shea Marie let her highly detailed Vetements look blow in the wind, the strands of her sweatshirt unmissable.

Zara Graphic Sweatshirt
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Zara Graphic Sweatshirt

Wear this Zara Graphic Sweatshirt ($22) over a button-down blouse.

Ava and Viv Track Pants
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Ava and Viv Track Pants

Let your Ava and Viv Track Pants ($30) be the focal point by pairing them with white sneakers.

Balenciaga Sock Sneakers
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Balenciaga Sock Sneakers

These Balenciaga Sock Sneakers ($695) may just be the hottest sneakers of the season.

Adidas Black Three Stripe Midi Dress
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Adidas Black Three Stripe Midi Dress

This Adidas Black Three Stripe Midi Dress ($60) is a classic style for a reason.

Fenty by Rihanna Faux Fur Slides
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Fenty by Rihanna Faux Fur Slides

Have a fuzzy moment in these Fenty by Rihanna Faux Fur Slides ($98).

NO KA 'OI Hilo Colorblock Track Shorts
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NO KA 'OI Hilo Colorblock Track Shorts

Style these NO KA'OI Hilo Colorblock Track Shorts ($190) with a baggy sweatshirt and high-top sneakers.

Opening Ceremony Warm Up Jacket
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Opening Ceremony Warm Up Jacket

Opt for this Opening Ceremony Warm Up Jacket ($275) that features a logo stripe going across the sleeves.

Forever 21 Longline Varsity Jacket
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Forever 21 Longline Varsity Jacket

Style this Forever 21 Longline Varsity Jacket ($14, originally $28) with a sports bra and leather leggings.

Fear of God Mesh Drop Crotch Shorts
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Fear of God Mesh Drop Crotch Shorts

Think of these Fear of God Mesh Drop Crotch Shorts ($695) as your fancy track shorts.

Vetements Blue Oversized Hoodie With Print
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Vetements Blue Oversized Hoodie With Print

Style this Vetements Blue Oversized Hoodie ($990) with a pair of light-wash jeans.

Everlane The Cashmere Sweatpant
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Everlane The Cashmere Sweatpant

You'll want to cuddle up in Everlane's The Cashmere Sweatpant ($140).

Comme des Garcons Peek-A-Boo Canvas Sneakers
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Comme des Garcons Peek-A-Boo Canvas Sneakers

These Comme des Garcons Peek-A-Boo Canvas Sneakers ($125) are a fashion-girl favorite.

Kappa Authentic Crop Sweatshirt
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Kappa Authentic Crop Sweatshirt

Wear this Kappa Crop Sweatshirt ($85) with a pair of high-waisted jeans and canvas sneakers.

Givenchy Logo Rubber Slides
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Givenchy Logo Rubber Slides

You can wear Givenchy Logo Rubber Slides ($295) with just about anything.

Tibi Sculpted Sleeve Hoodie
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Tibi Sculpted Sleeve Hoodie

For a unique style, opt for this Tibi Sculpted Sleeve Hoodie ($295).

Off-White Velvet Bomber Jacket
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Off-White Velvet Bomber Jacket

Channel the early aughts with this Off-White Velvet Bomber Jacket ($971, originally $1,394).

Adidas by Stella McCartney Shorts
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Adidas by Stella McCartney Shorts

These Adidas by Stella McCartney Shorts ($55) are so pretty, we'd wear them even when we're not working out.

Gucci Crackle Leather Bomber Jacket
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Gucci Crackle Leather Bomber Jacket

If you're looking for something with a touch of sparkle, opt for this Gucci Crackle Leather Bomber Jacket ($3,600).