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Global market research company NDP Group asked consumers their thoughts on gym clothes as casual attire, and the results indicate that athletic wear has permeated nearly every cranny of our modern culture. Their survey found that 60% of respondents both male and female said that they feel "very comfortable" wearing gym outfits when not actually working out. 86% of women said they'd be unashamed to run errands in their yoga pants and a whopping one in four said they'd don athletic gear for a dinner out. [NDP Group Blog]