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How to Pull Off the Most Outrageous Workout Clothes

Out-There Item: Highlighter Bright Leggings

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The key to pulling off super bright leggings is making it a pop of color among complementary neutrals. Try a sunny yellow—the hot color for spring, as seen on these Alala Captain Crop Tights ($105, alalastyle.com)—layered with basic navy and black. The spotted sneaker ups your style game whether you’re hitting the trail or the street. (Our Look Good in Leggings Workout will help too.)

Pair it with: Adidas x Stella McCartney Ararauna sneakers ($130, barneys.com); Lululemon Light Speed Long Sleeve ($88, lululemon.com); Missguided Active Drop Armhole Sleeveless Hoodie ($32, missguidedus.com)

Out-there Item: Sheer

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Sheer is the new sexy. Tone it down and make it wearable head-to-toe by sticking with black sheer fabrics. Layering a fine mesh tee, like this Michi Revolt Tee ($95, michiny.com, over a colorful sports bra with a see-through neckline, as seen on this Michi Bionic Bra ($95, michiny.com), makes for an interesting silhouette—and the gym-bot look is begging to be worn to your next spin class. Pick a playful street sneaker to get you there in style and brighten up the look. (Here, some Casual Sneaker Styles We're Loving Right Now.)

Pair it with: Olympia Phoenix Legging ($96, carbon38.com); New Balance Elite Edition 580 ($100, newbalance.com)

Out-there Item: Booty Shorts

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We are certainly living in the era of the booty. Why not celebrate your perfect posterior? Make sure to choose a printed stretch short that provides enough coverage even when things get hot and sweaty in Bikram, like this Alo Yoga Big Waves Short ($52, aloyoga.com). Pull off the look in transit by pairing it with a soft sweatshirt and refined slip-on sneakers. (By the way, these 6 Butt Exercises Work Wonders.)

Pair it with: Alo Westerly Bra ($50, aloyoga.com); Athleta Criss Cross Sweatshirt ($69, athleta.com); Tory Burch Flat Slip On Sneakers ($165, bloomingdales.com)

Out-there Item: Crazy Prints

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The coolest way to wear a busy print like the zig-zags on these Nux leggings ($62, nuxusa.com), is to ground them with a graphic black-and-white tee. We went with motivational text and added a thick-soled, bright orange sneaker to play up one of the hues in the leggings. Even though the sneakers look fashion-y with that platform lift, they're actually built for running. (Check out 14 Shoes to Make You Fitter, Faster, Slimmer.)

Pair it with: Train Insane Tank ($53, carbon38.com); Nike Air Zoom Elite ($110, nike.com)

Out-there Piece: Belly-Baring Crop Top

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Let’s not forget the fashion world’s obsession with crop tops all started in the gym. Make it current and not too '90s by starting with a modern pattern or shape, like color blocking or a crisscross cut, like this X Bra from Heroine Sport ($85, shopbop.com). Drawstring, loose-fit pants are most flattering on your hard-earned abs. Finish off the look with high top sneakers, and you’re ready to rock that hip-hop class. (Try The Crop Top Workout while rocking one!)

Pair it with: Under Armour Studio Retreat Capri ($100, underarmour.com); Puma x McQ High Top Sneakers ($195, bloomingdales.com)

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