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Athleta's Derek Lam collab is shoppable online right now, one day earlier than the official launch date, courtesy of an early shopping invite to Athleta's email subscribers. As the lookbook promised, the 38-piece collection is a little more upscale than Athleta's typical leggings and tanks—a $498 leather jacket and $228 colorblocked cashmere sweater are mixed in with $68 tank tops and $98 leggings. Even the less pricey items skew a bit higher than workout gear found elsewhere on the site.
"We took a tailored, sophisticated approach to activewear and athleisure," Derek Lam's VP of Design, Elizabeth Giardina, told Athleta. "We created clothing that you can wear to and from the gym without screaming 'I just came from the gym!' We worked closely with Athleta to bring technical components and properties to our twists on classic fabrics and silhouettes."
Starting tomorrow, the looks will be available in select stores as well. The collection marks Athleta's first collaboration with a designer, and it's slated to continue for three consecutive seasons.