A recent trend thatÂ’s been spotted is the involvement of fashion designers in the sports world and the creation of fashionable
and chic sportswear.
Stella McCartney for Adidas, Chanel for fishing sets and Â‘Variations on SportÂ’ by Vogue Italia are just a few examples of the increasing
proximity between the sports arena and the fashion world.
The display at the Victoria & Albert Museum strived to explore the relationship between the two worlds and how sporty ensembles have been incorporated into couture and everyday fashions.
Sportswear has become an essential part of the modern wardrobe. Trainers and tracksuits are often more readily worn than suits, and high
performance textiles, developed for competition, are being integrated into high-end fashion.
Sports styles are adapted to make fashion statements, both on the street and through high fashion.
Versace running shoes and Prada tennis racquets are probably up next...