As marathon trainees rocket past me in the park I’m usually the dawdly one balancing a flat white on the pushchair handle. Actually, I am thinking much more about fitness this year – maybe because it’s hard-wired into our DNA every time January comes around, but also the nicer weather has meant we’re spending a lot more time outdoors.
I try and walk wherever I can and I still do a lot of baby carrying, so I have noticed that running up and down stairs doesn’t leave me breathless at the moment. The next step is a class or even the gym to shift the final, stubborn baby weight.
When Farfetch gave me the chance to create my perfect workout outfit it was a pleasure to browse their site (and I may just have strayed onto the designer dress, bags and shoes pages as well). My three year old even had a go at choosing her favourite fitness items – the gym bag is inspired by her.
For the uninitiated, Farfetch features clothes from 300 boutiques in just one easy-to-navigate site. It’s for women and men and you’ll find clothes from the likes of Stella McCartney and Moschino plus other designers. It wasn’t easy picking just one outfit but I tried to go for things I could realistically see myself in, and that might motivate me to get active. The sports bra is stylish and could double up as a top (once I’ve toned my tummy), the graffiti top is so full of energy and I just love the Good Vibes vest.
It’s almost enough to make me get up and go for a run (after I’ve finished my coffee).
Here’s what I chose: