7 ways to wear the motocross trend

Including options for your workout and a night out

Racing-inspired designs first hit the runways of designers like Tommy Hilfiger and Versus Versace, but the trend is gaining even more momentum in the form of athleisure.

Featuring graphic stripes and checkered patterns juxtaposed with touches of bold color, these pieces infuse an element of cool into gym getups. They integrate seamlessly into any active wardrobe thanks to the elevated, fashion-forward details.

Here are seven options (including picks for men and women) with just the right hint of edge.

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alala vamp tights

Chafe-free seaming and a mesh fabric inside make these tights (which are exclusive to The Shop at Equinox) a good choice for a cycling class or circuit session. Or, mix them with an oversized hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers for a weekend outfit.
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no ka’oi nohona hilo paneled shorts

These striped shorts have a loose silhouette and are ideal for Indian summer days or treadmill runs. While vibrant, the overall black hue means they integrate easily with any running kit.
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p.e.nation speedway sports bra

This Australian brand introduced a range of motocross-inspired pieces, like this supportive sports bra that’s meant for medium-impact workouts, for the season.
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solid & striped x re/done the malibu checkered swimsuit

While this retro one-piece works for an easy indoor swim session, it can also act like a bodysuit layered with high-waisted jeans, a bomber jacket, and ankle boots for an evening out.
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msgm chunky running lace-up sneakers

For active recovery days, these clunky shoes will look best with a cropped pair of jeans, a colorful top (think purple or blue to compliment the neon-green accents), and a sleek leather jacket.
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vetements x alpha industries hooded bomber jacket

This racing jacket stands out with a built-in hoodie and a motorcycle insignia. Layer it over a knit and trousers or over your workout wear for a polished to-and-from the gym look.
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givenchy motocross leggings

Cut from black microfiber, these moto leggings function during a heavy training day, but they can easily transition to a coffee date after. Keep the vibe elevated by going for an all-black ensemble with coordinating high-top sneakers and a cool zip-up.
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