Elevated Athleisure with T by Talbots

Comfort might be the name of the game this fall, but there’s a way to keep it polished and put-together. After all, when we look good, we’re so much happier and more productive.

Today I’ve got two classic winter athleisure looks with Talbots featuring their cozy tech fleece leggings and suede turnlock ankle boots.

Also, great news! Talbots is running a 72-hour flash sale with 40% off your entire purchase… that includes everything I’m wearing in this post. The discount is automatically taken at checkout.

You may not know this, but Talbots does athleisure!

That’s right, T by Talbots is a line of tees, jackets, activewear, and yoga pants that are designed for comfort and style. They’re perfect for running errands, working from home, or walking your favorite trail.

This heathered drawstring cowlneck pullover is case in point. I love this elevated take on a sporty top.

It has a nice body-slimming silhouette that isn’t clingy and a flattering overlapping detail at the curved hem. Plus, the longer length makes it perfect for pairing with leggings.

The rayon/poly/spandex blend is thick and warm without the bulk, and the inside has a super soft fleece lining that feels so nice against the skin. It runs true to size; I have the small.

As you know, I’m a denim girl through and through, but when I saw these tech fleece leggings, I had to try them.

Traditional leggings can feel somewhat revealing, especially if your top isn’t long enough to cover all your, ahem, assets…

But these leggings are super thick and fleece lined, and they have a nice matte finish, so they can easily be worn as pants.

There is absolutely no show-through, and they are sooo comfortable — and warm too! There’s even a side zip pocket deep enough to hold your smartphone.

They don’t have as much stretch as traditional leggings, so if you tend to run in between sizes, you may want to size up, but I stuck with my usual size small.

I also styled these leggings with his tweed zip cuff stripe sweater for a look that’s got of that après ski vibe going on.

From the speckled tweed-like ribbed knit to the zip cuffs, this sweater has so many subtle details that make it a little extra special even though it’s comfortable and easy to wear with leggings or jeans.

It’s made of a cotton/nylon blend with just a kiss of wool for warmth, and you can wash it in the machine and lay flat to dry.

Finally, these suede boots with the lug sole and gold turnlock detail are right on trend and yet totally in keeping with Talbots’ modern classic style.

The comfort and quality on these boots is fantastic, but they run big. I recommending sizing down a half size.

I finished the look with a leather crossbody and these classic twist hoop earrings.

When you need to level up your leggings this fall, be sure to take a look at T by Talbots. I love how they’ve taken their classic style into the athleisure category to create a whole line of comfortable, wear-now pieces that are perfect for the casual lives we’re living these days.

Shop the Post:

cowlneck pullover // stripe sweater // tech fleece leggings // turnlock ankle boots // crossbody bag // gold hoops

Pin It!

elevated athleisure outfit for women over 40

Get Email Updates

If you liked this post, be sure you’re signed up for my email updates. In addition to my most recent blog posts, you’ll receive exclusive newsletter content like special sales, my newest favorite finds, and an occasional peek behind the scenes — all delivered right to your inbox.

This post contains affiliate links. When you shop through my links, it helps support my business (at no additional cost to you) so thank you!

photos: Alison Cornell