Style | July 24, 2014 9:00 am

Operation Ivy

By The Editors

Conundrum: you work out to look good.

But while you work out, you look … fluorescent. All a-glimmer with lycra. Maaaaaybe a little like an extra from American Gladiators.

Try this instead: the Ivy League-ish athletic wares of Tracksmith, just launched.

Started by some Puma and Rapha vets, Tracksmith is classic Northeastern prep meets high-tech construction.

Tailored, lightweight and possessing some wonderful little details, like woven labels and hidden pockets.

And manufactured in the mills of New England (with a bit of Swiss fabric).

A few things we like:

Even during training, it’s ok to look smart.