Style File: Sweat the Technique
Almost two years into the pandemic and let’s be honest, sweats were here before it started and they’re definitely here to stay. If you’ve done anything with your wardrobe over the last 20-odd months, we hope you’ve elevated your leisurewear so your fit not only works while chilling at home but also when it’s time to hit the streets…the office… the town… the world. Because slowly but surely, the world is opening back up. We're optimistic over here.
When it comes to elevated sweatsuits, we’re loving what two brands, in particular, are doing — Advisory Board Crystals and Reese Cooper.
Advisory Board Crystals aka Abc. is an LA-based brand that is truly all about quality. We believe in buying garments from the inside out, not the outside in. We care about how the pieces were constructed and how the fabrics feel against our skin. Their fabrics are sourced with intention and their construction is next level. Abc. tags state that their products are designed and manufactured to last a lifetime. And we’re convinced that they will. Sweats should be like heirloom pieces that you can and want to wear forever, pass down even. They should tell a story and only get better with age. Abc. delivers this and more - great pantones, elevated trims, chain-stitched logos! We’re sold.
Then there is Reese Cooper, another California-based brand with an approach to sweats that is more like Ready-To-Wear luxury. They source the best fleece for their garments that are made right here in the USA, which sadly is a rarity these days. What we love most about Reese Cooper’s pieces is the attention to detail and functionality. There are hidden features that are thoughtfully and conveniently placed - like the hook for your keychain that many sweats don’t have. We love the brand’s utilitarian approach to loungewear. These pieces give you a real lounge moment while maintaining style and function - the perfect addition to your daily uniform.
It’s all about the uniform.