Designers get into the athletic gear game

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The suit you can actually move in: a jacket so roomy, you push up the sleeves for a power walk during lunch. Plus, shorts in a relaxed fit.

Blazer, DKNY, $445; Belk. Green swimsuit, $96, and yellow swimsuit, $96, DKNY; 800-231-0884. Shorts, DKNY, $235; Net-A-Porter.com. Visor, $150; TracyWatts.com. Watch, Omega, $4,900; OmegaWatches.com for stores. Cuff, $195; CCSkye.com

Sporty doesn't mean tomboy. A fitted knit top shows curves; a neoprene skirt gives surf style a new, flirty shape.

Top, skirt, bracelet and shoes, Tommy Hilfiger; 212-223-1824 for similar styles. Sunglasses, Le Specs, $69; Zappos.com. Watch, Puma, $95; Nordstrom.com. Ring, $295; Ippolita.com

This luxe sweatshirt is as comfy as your postworkout hoodie—it's the perfect laid-back-pretty look for a Saturday spent people watching.

Shirt, $250; CynthiaRowley.com. Skirt, $550; Carven.com for stores. Necklace, $1,795; Ippolita.com. Cuff, $195; SusanHanoverDesigns.com. Shoes, Andrew Kayla, $365; Addison Wells, 203-227-8800. Bag, $18; Adidas.com

Take a see-through dress out to the field with a casual warm-up jacket. It keeps you from feeling overexposed.

Jacket, Adidas Originals, $75; Adidas.com. Dress, Milly, $375; MillyNY.com. Briefs, Milly; MillyNY.comfor similar styles. Sunglasses, $207; ItaliaIndependent.com. Necklace, Sara Designs, $139; 646-688-5557. Bag, $225; MZWallace.com. Watch, $169; Nike.com. Bracelet, $13; UrbanExpressions.net

A mix of athletic textures plays well together when they're on the same color team.

Vest, $525, tunic, $275, and skirt, $195; RebeccaTaylor.com. Sunglasses, $207; ItaliaIndependent.com. Necklace, Bond Hardware, $135; V Files, 212-804-6400. Bracelet, Diane von Furstenberg by H.Stern, price upon request; HStern.net

Match point: Wear it like a uniform or pair the jacket with dark jeans and the shorts with a fitted tank.

Jacket, $250, and shorts, $225, Lacoste; Shop.Lacoste.com. Necklace, $195, and shoes, $335; ToryBurch.com. Watch, Folli Follie, $325; 212-780-5555. Bracelet, Miansai by Michael Saiger, $365; Miansai.com. Bag, $707; AngelJackson.com

A wind-breaker gives you cover without the bulkiness of a sweater or coat. For an updated take, look for something that shows what's underneath.

Jacket, Adidas by Stella McCartney, $250; Adidas.com. Sweater, $320; HelmutLang.com. Skirt, Guess, $59; Macy's. Necklace, $395, and bag, $525; ToryBurch.com. Watch, $300; Nixon.com

Pull on these old-school track pants and dash to work. The flower print paired with pumps keeps you looking like a lady.

Leather shirt, $89; AnnTaylor.com. Orange tank, $20; Gap.com. Pants, Adidas Originals, $58; Adidas.com. Sunglasses, $147; ItaliaIndependent.com. Cuff, Bond Hardware, $175; V Files, 212-804-6400. Bag, $495, and shoes, $325; ToryBurch

You don't have to stick to just one gym-inspired piece—go all in! But do dress it up with heels for a date (stash the sneakers in your backpack).

Tank, $148, and skirt, $198, Rebecca Minkoff; 212-677-7829. Visor, August Accessories, $38; 212-967-8065. Necklace, Sara Designs, $139; 646-688-5557. Watch, Rado, $4,300; Macy's. Backpack, Juicy Couture Sport, $148; JuicyCouture.com. Shoes, Ivanka Trump, $160; Bloomingdale's

So easy: Wear a varsity-inspired striped jacket over a simple T-shirt dress, and you're on the squad.

Jacket, Adidas by Stella McCartney, $300; Adidas.com. Dress, $60; Gap.com. Necklace, David Yurman, $3,900; 212-752-4255. Shoes, $895, and bag, $1,795; JimmyChoo.com

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These sporty clothes from some of our favorite designers are stylish enough to go anywhere.

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