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Stylish running gear you’ll want to wear all day

Performance and style come together with our best picks for stylish running gear

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Let’s face it, the majority of most runners’ days are spent engaging in less aerobically-challenging activities. For these times, consider wearing some of the running-influenced gear that many running companies are currently offering. The clothing, footwear, and accessories perfectly merge comfort and style with just enough technical performance, ensuring you’re prepared for any rest-day endeavour.

So, whether you’re recovering from your long Sunday run, lounging in the backyard sipping your morning coffee, or simply making a last-minute grocery run, here’s our list of the best stylish running-influenced gear, and it’s more than up to the task.

Best for runners seeking a good-looking, post-run recovery slide for daily use
Salomon RX SLIDE 3.0

Salomon RX SLIDE 3.0

Stylish recovery slides

Featuring a substantial EVA midsole, the RX SLIDE 3.0 does an admirable job of cushioning every step, making it the ideal post-run footwear. Salomon specs a breathable seamless upper fabric that ensures your feet remain comfortable, even in warm conditions. Finally, the RX SLIDE 3.0’s understated esthetic makes it perfect for daily use, as well both in and outside the house.

Best for runners seeking jogging pants with modern styling for urban wear
Vuori Performance Joggers

Vuori Performance Joggers

A modern interpretation of the classic jogging pants

With their comfy mid-rise waistband, super-soft stretch-knit fabric and capri-length cut, the Vuori Performance Joggers will become your go-to pants for less formal urban adventures and more relaxed athletic endeavours. The pants have two low-profile slash pockets for convenient storage of keys or a credit card. These are seriously comfortable jogging pants with just enough panache to easily fit into most urban settings.

Best for runners seeking modern jogging pants for urban use
Vuori Ponto Performance Jogger Pants

Vuori Ponto Performance Jogger Pants

Classically-styled joggers with a super-soft fabric

With their tailored athletic fit and luxuriously soft stretch-knit fabric, the Ponto Performance Jogger Pants are perfect for lounging around the house, going out for casual meals or travelling. The pants feature a comfortable elastic waist with an adjustable drawcord and multiple zippered pockets for storing keys and ID.

Best for runners seeking a flattering urban tank top with performance-oriented material
Vuori Energy Tank Top

Vuori Energy Tank Top

An elegant top with a technical fabric

This elegant tank top features a unique performance-oriented four-way stretch fabric that feels great against the skin and drapes flatteringly against the torso. Vuori employs a high neck for slightly more coverage, while the subtle crop length pairs wonderfully with most pants. Like most Vuori garments, the Energy resists odours and provides up to UPF 50 sun protection. This is a great tank for travel or just hanging out with friends and enjoying the summer weather.

Best for runners seeking an unobtrusive satchel for carrying small daily essentials
Salomon ACS 2

Salomon ACS 2

A minimalist musette-style bag

This classic minimalist shoulder bag is perfect for carrying daily urban essentials. The adjustable padded shoulder strap provides a comfortable and secure fit, while the multiple pockets and key holder ensure your gear is organized and accessible. This is a great stylish alternative to a traditional shoulder bag.

Best for runners seeking casual modern shorts for urban use
Vuori Ponto Shorts

Vuori Ponto Shorts

Classically styled shorts with a super-soft fabric

Featuring Vuori’s signature buttery-soft DreamKnit stretch-knit fabric, the Ponto shorts are comfortable enough to wear almost every day. Vuori uses a non-chafing elastic waist with an adjustable drawcord and adds a rear and right-hand zippered pocket for storage. These are perfect shorts for when you’re sitting on a patio enjoying adult beverages.

Best for runners seeking an elegant crop top for workouts and urban settings
Vuori Halo Performance Crop Tank

Vuori Halo Performance Crop Tank

A delicate fitted crop top with a built-in bra

Female runners will love the look and feel of the Halo Performance Crop Tank. Like many other Vuori pieces, the crop top is made with the amazingly soft and stretchy DreamKnit fabric, resulting in an exceptionally comfortable, body-flattering fit. Vuori adds a light, built-in, mesh-lined bra with removable cups that offers support without restricting movement. This is an ideal top for less intensive athletic pursuits that can easily shift into full urban patio mode.

Best for runners seeking sun protection and style
Ciele Athletics GOCap

Ciele Athletics GOCap

A running-specific cap with a modern esthetic

Constructed with a lightweight and fast-drying COOLmatic fabric, the GOCap provides UPF 40 sun protection while maintaining breathability, performance, and style. The hat’s breathable side panels provide ventilation, while the pliable brim does an admirable job of keeping the sun out of your eyes. Throw in a number of modern colour combinations and you have a great-looking running-specific hat that is also perfect for daily use around town.

Best for runners seeking ultra-soft shorts for summer lounging
Vuori Halo Performance Shorts

Vuori Halo Performance Shorts

Comfortable shorts with classic summer styling

Thanks to Vuori’s incredibly soft DreamKnit stretch-knit fabric, the Halo shorts can easily serve double-duty as legitimate training shorts or daily wear at home and around town. From a functionality perspective, Vuori specs two slash side pockets and inserts a discrete zippered key pocket on the right-hand side. These are a wonderful and versatile pair of shorts for the summer season.

Best for runners seeking technical recovery flip-flops for daily use
Hoka ORA Recovery Flip

Hoka ORA Recovery Flip

Highly cushioned recovery flip-flops

Whether you prefer to call it a sandal or a flip-flop, the Hoka ORA Recovery Flip will become an essential piece in your summer running and lounging kit. Sure, they are the perfect recovery footwear, thanks to their plush oversized midsole and Meta-Rocker geometry, but their lightweight and fabulously comfortable design also make them ideal for daily use. So, whether you wear them after a run or just to hang out on the porch with your morning coffee, grab a pair and treat your feet.

Best for runners seeking a modern version of the classic hoody
Vuori Ponto Performance Half-Zip Hoodie

Vuori Ponto Performance Half-Zip Hoodie

A classic hoody with technical construction

How do you improve the classic hoody? Well, if you are Vuori, you start by using the luxuriously soft DreamKnit stretch-knit fabric found in many of their other products. The material not only has an incredibly soft hand, but it also wicks moisture and, thanks to the built-in stretch, provides easy movement. A simple kangaroo pocket can store your keys or wallet, while the half-zip allows easy donning and doffing as well as temperature control. This is a lovely update to a traditional male-wardrobe staple that is perfect for post-run lounging and casual dinner dates.

Products reviewed in this article:

Best for runners seeking a good-looking, post-run recovery slide for daily use

Salomon RX SLIDE 3.0

Salomon RX SLIDE 3.0

Buy Now - $130.00

Buy Now - $100.00

Best for runners seeking jogging pants with modern styling for urban wear

Vuori Performance Joggers

Vuori Performance Joggers

Buy Now - Women's $129.95

Buy Now - Women's $94.00

Best for runners seeking modern jogging pants for urban use

Vuori Ponto Performance Jogger Pants

Vuori Ponto Performance Jogger Pants

Buy Now - Men's $130.95

Buy Now - Men's $98.00

Best for runners seeking a flattering urban tank top with performance-oriented material

Vuori Energy Tank Top

Vuori Energy Tank Top

Buy Now - Women’s $71.95

Buy Now - Women’s $54.00

Best for runners seeking an unobtrusive satchel for carrying small daily essentials

Salomon ACS 2

Salomon ACS 2

Buy Now - $65.00

Buy Now - $50.00

Best for runners seeking casual modern shorts for urban use

Vuori Ponto Shorts

Vuori Ponto Shorts

Buy Now - Men's $103.95

Buy Now - Men's $78.00

Best for runners seeking an elegant crop top for workouts and urban settings

Vuori Halo Performance Crop Tank

Vuori Halo Performance Crop Tank

Buy Now - Women's $77.95

Buy Now - Women's $58.00

Best for runners seeking sun protection and style

Ciele Athletics GOCap

Ciele Athletics GOCap

Buy Now - $49.95

Buy Now - From $40.00

Best for runners seeking ultra-soft shorts for summer lounging

Vuori Halo Performance Shorts

Vuori Halo Performance Shorts

Buy Now - Women's $85.95

Buy Now - Women's $64.00

Best for runners seeking technical recovery flip-flops for daily use

Hoka ORA Recovery Flip

Hoka ORA Recovery Flip

Buy Now - Men's $64.99

Buy Now - Women's $64.99

Buy Now - Men's $60.00

Buy Now - Women's $60.00

Best for runners seeking a modern version of the classic hoody

Vuori Ponto Performance Half-Zip Hoodie

Vuori Ponto Performance Half-Zip Hoodie

Buy Now - Men's From $107.94 (30% OFF)

Buy Now - Men's $118.00

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