SHE LIKES TO MOVE

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She likes to move

Sportswear has upped its game, both in the adult and children’s fashion arenas. It’s not all about go-faster stripes and athletic fabrics – the lines between fashion and functionality have blurred, and you’ll see as much sports gear on the catwalk as on the court. We love pastel combined with neon – and maybe a touch of glitter (to dazzle the competition). For girls who like to stay active, there are some super-stylish choices out there.


£57, Wildfox

£40, Herschel

The sports-luxe trend means girls can look world class while they’re on the move, rather than feeling like they’re in PE gear. And whether they’re playing tennis at Junior Wimbledon or playing tag at the park, style need never be sacrificed. Looking great on the go will only encourage them to stay active, so that’s got to be a win. They don’t have to be a champion, but they can certainly dress like one.


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