Online Retailer Mode Sportif Opens First Concept Store

  The athleisure market is booming and nowhere has the movement been more embraced it seems than in Australia, with Sydney-siders at the forefront. For the uninitiated, ‘athleisure’ describes an approach to dressing that mixes fashion forward exercise pieces with more casual resort wear. The look is polished and fashion forward while maintaining a focus on comfort. Deborah Symond embodies this approach to dressing, making her the perfect poster child for her business Mode Sportif. When the athleisure trend was first starting to gain momentum, Symond was quick to capitalise. She launched online destination Mode Sportif in 2013, bringing together… Continue Reading

Ivy Park

The hype and build up has been massive, but the day  you can shop the new athleisure label co-founded by Beyoncé and Sir Phillip Green, Ivy Park, has almost arrived. The latest label to jump on the athleisure bandwagon will be available through Topshop and Net-a-Porter from the 15 April (or the 14th for our friends across the globe) and is set to sell out. The brand has created pieces that can be worn in all situations, not just the gym, to empower women to lead healthy, active lives. Sizes range from XXS to XL with a price point from… Continue Reading