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3 ways to style cycling shorts

High-fashion tips to elevate this performance garment 

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THE STYLE
Spring 2018 collections had an unsung hero: bike shorts. Dolce & Gabbana presented black spandex versions to balance the otherwise colorful looks, while Virgil Abloh, founder and creative director of Off-White, showed an ivory iteration, worn by Naomi Campbell. Kanye West’s line YEEZY also adopted the trend, further cementing cycling shorts as a streetwear-approved silhouette.
THE BOTTOM LINE
Here, three options that can be worn in and out of the cycling studio, plus high-fashion styling tips:





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  • KITH SPORT CINDY BIKER SHORTS

    KITH SPORT CINDY BIKER SHORTS

    These bottoms are made with a moisture-wicking polyester fabric so that they stay dry even through the most intense workouts. The branded elasticized band adds a stylish streetwear element. Pair them with a simple top for cardio and throw on a maxi-puffer coat and a black turtleneck when running errands. 

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  • AERO TECH MEN'S GEL PADDED TOURING SHORT

    AERO TECH MEN'S GEL PADDED TOURING SHORT

    This pair features mesh side pockets and an extra layer of protection in the saddle area for comfort on long rides. Wear a yellow oversized hoodie and a long rain coat to transition from the studio to the streets.

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  • RAPHA WOMEN'S CORE SHORTS

    RAPHA WOMEN'S CORE SHORTS

    This all-black option boasts smartly-designed leg grippers, which prevent the shorts from riding up and causing chafing. Paired with a multicolored long knitted coat and a simple black hoodie, they become en vogue bottoms for a casual night out with friends. 

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