PSA: '90s Athleisure Is Back in Style, and New Balance Has the Best of the Trend

Nineties nostalgia is at an all-time high right now, and there's one style we're actually excited about returning: the comfort, style, and practicality of tracksuits. These pieces from New Balance offer everything you loved about tracksuits, but updated for the modern age.

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NB Athletics Windbreaker

Color blocking, '90s inspiration, and water-resistant fabric—this jacket has it all, from fashion to function. Its bright colors and oversized logo make a statement whether you're wearing it as part of a coordinated outfit or tossing it on during a rainstorm. We recommend wearing the matching tank and leggings for a full-on athleisure look or pairing this jacket with vintage denim (think: your mom's Gen X favorites) for a casual fit. ($95; newbalance.com)

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Light purple tank top with white New Balance logo photo

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NB Athletics Classic Tank

You'll gain major street style cred by wearing this totally layerable tank top. Its modern fit and supersoft material are flattering and comfortable, and its retro details like the oversized NB logo make it an instant classic. Whether you wear it on the streets or in the gym, it's soon to become a closet staple. ($30; newbalance.com)

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Navy blue leggings with purple stripe down the side photo

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NB Athletics Classic Logo Legging

A good legging should be ultra-comfortable, flattering, and cute enough to go from the gym to the streets. This pair checks every box. With a sporty, track-inspired tapered stripe down the side, soft, stretchy fabric, and a height that's just perfectly between high-waisted and low-rise, you're going to want to sport these leggings every day of the week. And we wouldn't blame you if you did. ($65; newbalance.com)

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NB Athletics N Pack Dress

Tracksuit style doesn't have to be limited to the same equation of jacket-plus-shirt-plus-pants. Take the look into the modern era with this athletic dress. It has a relaxed fit that keeps it from looking stuffy: Think your favorite oversized t-shirt, but tailored to actually complement your body. It's designed with side slits to keep you comfortable no matter the activity—just slip on a pair of sneakers and you're ready to hit the town. ($70; newbalance.com)

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NB Athletics Long Sleeve Crop

This is one sweatshirt you'll want to be seen in. It's a whole universe away from your favorite sloppy sweatshirt, thanks to sleek details like color blocking, a flattering tapered fit, and cropped construction. You could pair it with matching pants—but we'd top it with high-waisted jeans to up the cool factor. ($25; usually $50; newbalance.com)

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Navy blue track pants with purple stripe down the side photo

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NB Athletics Classic Track Pant

For a true tracksuit outfit, look no further than these retro track pants. They pair perfectly with the windbreaker and tank above, providing a little extra room than leggings do if you're in that cool and casual mood. Featuring the same sporty stripe as the pair of leggings above, these track pants are made of ultra-soft terry fabric and feature a straight-leg fit that oozes downtown style. Whether you're running around town or just lounging at home, these pants fit the occasion. ($65; newbalance.com)

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White sweatshirt with red and navy blue stripes down the arms photo

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NB Athletics Select Crew

Sometimes all you want is a super-comfy oversized sweatshirt. This version is that—and more. Its color-blocked stripes give it a retro look (no need to scour a thrift store for the perfect fit), and its straight sleeves add a thoroughly modern touch you won't find on many other sweatshirts. Pair it with leggings for a cozy look that you can wear here, there, and everywhere. ($40, usually $80; newbalance.com)

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NB Athletics Select Metallics Windbreaker

Every good athleisure wardrobe needs one standout piece—and this windbreaker is hands-down that piece. Complete with an oversized, vintage-inspired fit, attention-grabbing metallic material, and a functional front zip pocket, it's at the intersection of stylish, comfortable, and sensible. You just have to be daring enough to wear it; when you are, you'll instantly become a street style icon. ($125; newbalance.com)

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Navy blue wind pants with silver and red details down the side photo

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NB Athletics Wind Pant

Did you really think we could get through an entire article about tracksuits without mentioning wind pants? The ultimate vintage staple, these pants are updated for the modern age with a flattering skinny fit and tapered jogger leg that never feels outdated. Of course, they're just as functional as the originals thanks to wind- and water-resistant material that's so practical, you'll wonder why it took so long to make them look this good. ($37, usually $75; newbalance.com)

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