Shell suits this is not! Stella McCartney (a true friend of the female form) showed functional clothing with a sporty vibe at her S/S 2012 show.
On the high street that translates into modern shorts, draped jersey and bodycon trims. Trips to the gym optional.
If you’re going to go down the ‘short shorts’ route, invest in a gym membership unless you have killer pins.
To avoid looking like you are on your way to the gym once you’re in said short shorts, wear with wedges to elongate the legs.
Take sports luxe into the office with a jersey skirt.
Team a silk racer back vest with leather trousers to take sportswear onto a night out.