Macy’s Fashion Director Cassandra Jones on the Look of Athleisure

calvin klein, graphic tees

ICYMI: The athleisure trend is having a major moment right now. So, how do you create a streetwear look that’s a little less straight out of kickboxing class and a little more model off-duty? Macy’s Fashion Director Cassandra Jones gave us the lowdown on what to do (and what not to do) to achieve that perfect sporty-meets-chic combination.

coach handbags, studded handbags

Do add pops of metallic to your outfit.

michael kors, bomber jacket

Don’t be scared to combine polished pieces with a sporty bomber jacket or cool crew-neck sweatshirt to add an edge to your wear-to-work look.

Shop the look: Coach studded leather handbag and MICHAEL Michael Kors bomber jacket. 

graphic tees, good vibes tee

Do mix your favorite active pieces with your best pair of destructed jeans.

graphic tees

Don’t hold back. Make a statement and express yourself with a graphic t-shirt or sweatshirt

Shop the look: Sub_Urban Riot Good Vibes t-shirt and No Bad Days sweatshirt.

levi's, graphic sweatshirt

Do mix and match your favorite logos to add a cool throwback feel.

fashion sneakers, coach sneakers

Don’t forget to pair sporty style with an amazing sneaker. Whether it is a crisp white trainer or a bold running shoe, comfort is cool again.

Shop the lookLevi’s® classic logo sweatshirt, Levi’s® skinny jeans and COACH Ian sneakers

pink headphones, colorful headphones

Do invest in a statement-making smart accessory. A tech watch or a pair of headphones is the ultimate finishing touch to your urban-inspired outfit.

athleisure, graphic tees, track pants, vests

Don’t be afraid to swap out flats for sky-high heels.

Shop the look: URBANEARS headphones, Armani Exchange faux leather vest, Armani Exchange embellished tee, Armani Exchange cropped pants and Vince Camuto athletic shoes.

To explore more of this spring’s Urban Energy trend and create your own signature athleisure look, visit

For even more athleisure tips from the Macy’s Fashion Office, visit Macy’s Coast to Coast.

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