The Athleisure Trend Hits the Wedding Market: Meet the Bridal Short Set


Purveyor of prepster cool J. Crew has always taken risks with wedding wear—note the eyelash lace bridal jumpsuit featured in our Spring/Summer 2014 issue—but they’ve really outdone themselves this time. The culprit: A bridal tank-and-shorts set decked out in hand-applied sequins, all yours for a reasonable $850 (yes, US dollars).

We get that the athleisure trend has made its mark on fashion over the past few seasons, but is a fancy version of your junior high gym uniform going too far?

Laine Racerback Sequin Shell ($400) and Sequin Shorts ($450),


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