How to Add a Pop of Style to All of Your Adventures

When you’re always on the go, your clothing choices quickly become about both style and functionality, and what better way is there to accomplish that than by picking up a chic athleisure-style outfit? That’s why, when gifted a few incredibly chic and versatile pieces from adidas, I knew I could style the perfect travel outfit for any adventure. What I think, personally, makes the athleisurewear from adidas so exceptional is the cut and color choices! A pop of style, given either by a bold color choice or a daring cut, makes any outfit the star of the show, and I think that’s an important element to add to your athleisurewear outfits, specifically when you’re traveling or on the go. 

Comfort is Key

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The Cropped V-Neck Sweatshirt from adidas

As someone who regularly travels all over the world, whether it’s for penguin research in South Africa or working with the tourism board in Germany, there isn’t a day that goes by on my trips where I don’t walk at least 7 or 8 miles. That being said, comfort is key. But especially for those tourism board trips, you also need to look cute. That makes athleisurewear the perfect choice for any adventure, no matter the subject matter. That’s why I usually pick a good yet stylish pair of sneakers, a pair of cute jean shorts or pants (or a stylish skirt if I need to look dressier), and a top with a cute cut. The sneakers will serve so I’m not kicking myself after the second or third mile, providing optimum comfort, the bottoms will add a bit of style if necessary, and a top with a cute cut that’s also comfortable will keep me from being uncomfortable all day while also keeping me looking chic. This creates the perfect equation for the perfect Instagram photos from anywhere. 

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The TLRD Impact Luxe Training High-Support Bra by adidas

That’s why, for my latest adventure, I picked the Adizero SL Running Shoes, TLRD Impact Luxe Training High-Support Bra, and Cropped V-Neck Sweatshirt from adidas and styled it all with a pair of shorts. If I needed to dress up the look a bit, I would have chosen a cute skirt to match the look instead of the shorts or taken off the sports bra and worn a cute flowy day dress under it. The look was majorly comfortable, not too warm in the hot summer sunny i.e. very breathable, and incredibly cute. 

A Pop of Style in Your Color Choices

It’s important to consider the season you’re dressing for, and that will determine the color choices you pick for your looks as you go out and around the world on your adventures. However, no matter the season, a cute little pop of color will make any outfit stand out. The key is not to overdo it, as a pop or two of matching colors looks cute, but if you go too crazy, you can look like a traffic pylon. 

In the summer, it’s important to pick neon and brighter colors such as pinks, oranges, and greens to serve as your pop of color. In the winter, oranges, purples, burgundies, and reds may look more appropriate. 

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For my look, I picked the TLRD Impact Luxe Training High-Support Bra as it was immensely comfortable, providing ample support but also not feeling tight or constricting in any way, and also because the hot pink color looks just adorable under a loose baggy sweater or sweatshirt. And the Adizero SL Running Shoes have cute little pink and green spots, making it chic-ly artsy and stylish, the perfect addition to this outfit. 

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The Adizero SL Running Shoes by adidas

A Pop of Style in Your Cut 

As I mentioned before, the cut of your outfit is also important to think about. That’s why I loved the Cropped V-Neck Sweatshirt, as it’s a bit cropped but also loose and freeing. It was breathable for that reason, which is perfect for the summer, and it also provided the perfect fit for the sports bra to sneak out under and give a bit of a peak. Playing with a looser top or a cute crop top can instantly turn almost any outfit fashionable when styled correctly, and this outfit I chose here was no exception. 

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No matter the outfit you choose for your adventures, be sure to pick something that is breathable, comfortable, and that has a unique cut, as that unique cut could make all the difference in your outfit choices. 

All in all, adding a pop of style should be a thought as you pack for your next adventure, no matter where your travels take you. Be sure to think about the comfort of your outfits, the color choices, and the cut of your pieces, and you’ll take your trip photos to the next level. 

Malorie Mackey

Malorie Mackey is an actress, published author, and adventurer. Malorie grew up in Richmond, Virginia where she loved sports, the outdoors, animals, and all forms of art. She took to acting at a young age, so it was no surprise when she decided to go to college for theatre. While in college, Malorie studied body movement with the DAH Theatre in Belgrade, Serbia, voice in Herefordshire, England with Frankie Armstrong, and the business of theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Malorie moved from the East Coast to Los Angeles after receiving her BFA in Theatre Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. Upon arriving in LA, Malorie participated in the Miss California USA 2011 Pageant where she won the “Friend’s Choice” Award (by popular vote) and received a beautiful award for it. While living on the West Coast, Malorie accumulated over 40 acting credits working on a variety of television shows, web series, and indie films, such as the sci-fi movie “Dracano,” the Biography Channel show “My Haunted House,” the tv pilot “Model Citizen” with Angie Everhart, and the award-winning indie film “Amelia 2.0.” Throughout her experiences, Malorie found a love for travel and adventure, having journeyed to over a dozen countries experiencing unique locations. From the lush jungles of the Sierra Madre mountain range to the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, Malorie began adventuring and writing about her unique travels. These travel excerpts can be found on VIVA GLAM Magazine, in Malorie’s Adventure Blog, in Malorie’s adventure show: “Weird World Adventures” and in the works for her full-length travel book. In 2022, Malorie was thrilled to become a member of the Explorer’s Club through her work on scientific travel. Her experiences volunteering on archaeological and anthropological expeditions as well as with animal conservation allowed her entry into the exclusive club. Since then, Malorie has focused more on scientific travel. Malorie’s show “Weird World Adventures” releases on Amazon Prime Video in the Spring of 2024! Stay tuned as Malorie brings the strangest wonders of the world to you!

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