Trend Watch! Sports Tops for Soccer Mums

Motherhood is a sport, a test of endurance, mental agility and skill. I have been told in a couple of years I will be ferrying MG around to his various activities cheering him on from the sidelines. I will become a ‘soccer mum’.

With the World Cup fast-approaching it seems the fashion world has scored its own style goal with sporty alternatives to the T-shirt. The sports luxe trend that has bubbled over the last few season, has finally erupted with a 90s-like proclamation of team spirit. Traditional sports kits from the world of football, American football (this is a British blog!) and baseball have been given a glossy makeover, with vivid prints, interesting fabrics and details giving mums a fashion-forward option for sporty dressing, whether they’re on the run, in the park or nursing at home.

Your checklist should include:

  • Airtex
  • Sporty Ribbed Trim
  • Numbers
  • Raglan sleeves
  • Crew Necks
  • Bog sleeves for hiding soft upper arms
  • Boxy cuts for hiding mum tums

Baseball Top with Organza £28, Asos

Sporty Rib Crop Tee £22, Topshop {Yes mums with tums can wear on-trend crop tops, simply pair with high-waisted bottoms}

Printed V-neck T Shirt £17.99, Zara {A sheer number and perfect to wear over a nursing vest top}

Fenchurch Stripe Baseball Top £22, Bank Fashion {Bottoms highly recommended}

Majestic Raiders Football Shirt £25, Asos

Debbie Number 98 Baseball Tee £12, Boohoo

Thick Knit Jersey Baseball Tee £34, American Apparel {Wear this with tailored trousers and heels for a head-turning work outfit}

Burnout Football Tee £29.99, Superdry


T by Alexander Wang Sandwashed Pique Top £145, Net A Porter

Native Rose Baseball Shirt £49, Urban Outfitters

Native Rose Baseball Shirt £49, Urban Outfitters

Feature Image from the Zara TRF collection

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