Pokémon Go has quite literally taken over the world and fundamentally changed how our society functions. If you’re not playing Pokémon Go then are you even alive? Personally, it has been a daily struggle to see the elusive Vulpix of Clerkenwell prowling the vicinity of our offices while I’m stuck sweating it out at my desk counting down to my lunch hour hunt. Heck, I’m even getting off of the tube a few stops early for a prolonged walk home in the hopes of finding the ultimate prize and epitome of glamour, my beloved Vaporeon.
A feature that initially grabbed me upon opening the app was the trainer customisation tool and the sick’ning sports luxe fashions it offered. So much so, that I have scoured the internet in search of pieces I can use to put together my trainer’s ensemble, irl. I’m all in with Go and want my aesthetic to reflect that when exploring every source of water London has to offer. Vaporeon will be mine, that bitch Vulpix too, and Team Valor will rise.
One of my favourite ways of elevating a drab sports look into sports luxe is incorporating a burst of colour to create an exciting statement, instantly giving a modern twist and the world of Pokemon seems to agree. Until Nintendo offers a purple option, I settled for the signature colour of red for my trainer. However, whether you opted for red, orange or yellow, Topman have all provided with their fixed hem oversized hoodies.
A black tapered sweatpant is needed for the lower half to create a fitted chic look while giving you the freedom of a jogger when running around the city catching mons and taking gyms. Unless you’re Team Instinct, in which case you’ll just be running around not accomplishing very much but at least you try. Look to sports brands or even just affordable high street stores for quality and easy to find sweats.
Accessorise the look with black fingerless gloves, colour coordinated sweatbands dependent on your hoodie choice and a fetching black backpack to keep refreshments, provisions and that oh so essential phone charger. Phone battery, you in danger, girl.
Finally, get those fresh creps for your travels. Nike Air Rifts and Air Prestos are your go to for the trainer style and colour ways. Poke-perfect. Now what are you waiting for! Overthrow those pesky Instincts and Mystics. VALOR!