How Sweat Pants and Leggings Became Business Attire
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 911 , Segment 2
Episode: Kavanaugh Confirmation, Drawn Together, Succulent Smuggling
- Oct 1, 2018 9:00 pm
- 20:03 mins
Guest: Deirdre Clemente (PhD), Associate Professor, History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Director of Public History at UNLV. Author, “Dress Casual: How College Students Redefined American Style” Sales of clothing in the US have been generally flat the last few years, but there’s one fashion category that’s booming. It’s called “athleisure” and it’s blurring the lines between the office and the gym. Men wearing slim-fitting joggers to work instead of slacks? That’s athleisure. Women dressing up a pair of yoga leggings with heels and a long sweater? Athleisure. Is this a passing fad or the new business casual?