We recently covered the . Today, we’re going to talk about the most flattering athleisure tops. It’s important to choose athletic wear that is appropriate for your upper body because you will be lifting, jumping and running. And, the right top will give you the confidence and comfort you need.
, follow our tips for choosing flattering athleisure shirts based on your unique body type.
Choose a Flowy Workout Top
If you tend to carry your weight in the middle, choose an athleisure shirt that fits flowy and loosely. The loose fit will flatter the areas you want.
Empire waist tops are a top pick for women with this body type because they are fitted around the arms but flowy around the midsection. For workouts or a casual day at the office, we recommend the paired with black leggings.
Choose a Stretchy Shirt for Your Workout
For those with a smaller waist, this body type can be hard to dress because many tops end up with too much fabric around the middle. We suggest starting with a neckline you like (round, cross, square) and choosing a stretchy fabric. Pick a top that is shorter and one that stops right at the waist to compliment your figure. Complete the look with a pair of dark colored leggings or tapered bottoms, which will accentuate your figure effortlessly.
Choose a Casual Workout Top
If you have wide shoulders and a narrow waist and hips, you probably have an inverted triangle body shape. Lucky for you, casual tops are recommended. Women love peplum shirts that open up at the waist to add shape and volume, as well as tops with “V” and “U” necklines.
Full sleeves and three-fourth sleeves are also best. Great options to add to your athleisure wardrobe are the or the in Black and Oxblood colors. Dark colored leggings finish this stylish look.
Choose Any Type of Shirt for Your Workout
The straight shape describes when the waist, hips and shoulders fall in line with each other and luckily, you can enjoy more freedom of which type of workout top to choose.
Try scoop-neck tops or support bras for workouts. When you leave the gym, throw on a jacket to emphasize your shape. We love the because it enhances a straight body frame. Layering is also a great option for adding dimension.
The right athleisure top can make all the difference in the way you feel and perform during your workouts. Follow the tips above for choosing a flattering shirt for your unique body type.