Instant Upgrade: Issue 21
Sun is shining, weather is sweet (ish). You’ll need to dress accordingly at work or play…
Shorts, Boardies £45 www.asos.co.uk
We love Boardies for their hand-draw prints, which capture the spirit of worldwide pool parties. This new addition to their extensive collection features a print inspired by Ibiza busy skies which just shouts summer!
Yoga Tee, Manuka Life £32 www.manukalife.com
If you’re passionate about yoga and mindfulness you will love Manuka Life; not only for the high quality, sustainable and non-toxic products, but also for the genesis of the brand and their heritage. Focus on your meditation or Pilates session in this comfy and stylish feminine-silhouette tee.
Holdall, Roxy £42 www.roxy-uk.co.uk
If you are looking for a bag that will transport all your yoga essentials, Roxy has the perfect solution. It has a removable and adjustable shoulder strap, side shoe pocket compartment and front webbing strap to attach your yoga mat. Finally a bag, which will fit towel, yoga accessories and carry your mat at the same time.
Trainers, Asics £100 www.asics.com
The London Marathon might be over but that doesn’t mean you should slow down on your training. The new fuzeX trainer features fuzeGel, a new proprietary lightweight midsole which absorbs shock upon impact and propels runners forward on repulsion. Versatility and design provides the optimum balance of performance and style.
Sports Bra, New Balance £30 www.newbalance.co.uk
With striking all over pattern, moisture wicking NB Dry Technology fabric to keep you dry and a great racer back cut to show off your shoulders, this sports bra should be at the top of your online shopping basket. Perfectly supporting whilst adding style to functionality.
Hood Jacket, Icebreaker £160 www.icebreaker.com
Nature created Icebreaker merino wool as protection against the scorching summers and freezing winters of New Zealand’s rugged Southern Alps mountain range. Women’s Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hoodie is built for extremes; breathable in summer and insulating in winter and delivers maximum comfort and mobility.
T-shirt, Le Coq Sportif £30 www.lecoqsportif.com
Le Coq Sportif is well known for a simple and timeless quality. The Tricolore collection embodies their decadesold savoir-faire and offers classic pieces featuring three colours and subtle blue-white-red logo. This classic, streamline cut t-shirt is made of refined jersey and great for any day activities or a casual evening assemble.
Sliders, Franklin & Marshall £25 www.franklinandmarshall.com
When it comes to summer footwear, pool sliders are still one of the hottest picks. This popular summer shoe is no longer just ‘a quick trip to the pool’ slip on, but established itself as a fashion staple in your wardrobe. Go for the retro vibe with this old school style and big logo branding.
Shorts, Ted Baker £69 www.tedbaker.com
Ted is a king of a tailored design to fit all men’s needs. This classic fit design is a smart choice for your warmweather wardrobe and features geo printed lining at hem, waistband, back pocket tab detail and branded buttons. Team with any top of your choice and stay dapper at any occasion
Sunglasses, Oakley £130 www.oakley.com
Match performance and style. Inspired by Oakley’s best-selling Turbine eyewear, this toric shield version combines extended lens coverage with Unobtainium earsocks and nosepads to increase grip and O Matter stress resistant frame. Enjoy your cycle and let the sunnies take care of your vision.
Running Jacket, New Balance £29 www.newbalance.co.uk
The newest Windcheater Hybrid Jacket is wind and waterresistant, has reflective details on the front and back to improve visibility and underarm eyelets to increase breathability. It features a hood with a bungee, two-way front zipper and eye catching ‘Pacific with Bayside’ colour great for summer evening runs.
Bodysuit, New Look £11.99 www.newlook.com
Don’t fear the bodysuit —the 80s favourite is your new best friend. Goodbye rumpled tucked-in tops, and hello clean lines! Team up with joggers for the sport lux feel or with white jeans for the casual sporty look.
T-shirt, Nixon £29 www.nixon.com
Nixon began with a watch in ’98 and has since become a brand loved by many athletes, rock stars and retailers. This summer, update your wardrobe with this statement design, 100% cotton short sleeve tee washed in a Biancalani treatment for limited shrinkage and soft hand feel.
Bikini, Superdry £19.99 Bikini Top, £14.99 Bikini Bottoms www.superdry.com
The swimming season is around the corner that means time for a brand new bikini. Stand out from the crowd in Superdry’s classic tropical print set featuring spaghetti strap halter neck, back tie fastenings and removable padding. Reduce your tan lines to a minimum in this classic shape.