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TRENDY AND STYLISH: Swedish fashion chain H&M has opened a 16,000 sq ft store at the Kallang Wave Mall within Singapore Sports Hub with a focus on its purse-friendly sports collection (above).

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TRENDY AND STYLISH: Swedish fashion chain H&M has opened a 16,000 sq ft store at the Kallang Wave Mall within Singapore Sports Hub with a focus on its purse-friendly sports collection (above).

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EMERGING TREND: The stylish active wear segment has been kicked up into high gear in the past year, with online designer fashion retailer Net-a-porter.com launching its chic sportswear category, in the process picking up 27 new brands across 11 sporting disciplines which include sail, outdoor, apr├Ęs and ski

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WIDE RANGE OF CHOICES: A growing cult of fitness geeks are seeking out newer players in sportswear that boast specialised performance; (Above) Lululemon has opened its first store in Asia at ION Orchard.

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WIDE RANGE OF CHOICES: A growing cult of fitness geeks are seeking out newer players in sportswear that boast specialised performance; (Above) Lululemon has opened its first store in Asia at ION Orchard.

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The opening of Under Armour at Orchard Gateway, Tampines 1 and Collyer Quay.

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Run Times Short from Lululemon.

Engaging high performance gear

Super cars and 'It' bags are so 2014. Instead, water-repelling trainers and sweat-wicking tights are the new status symbols for the privileged set.
Jan 3, 2015 5:50 AM

AT S$70 for a sports bra with bonded seams to prevent chafing and S$79 for a pair of compression tights that zaps stink-causing microbes, looking good while shaping up doesn't come cheap. Not that it has stopped the "well-thy" generation from snapping up high performance gear for breaking into a

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