Nowadays, it seems that bland, utilitarian items are getting an upgrade. Birkenstocks are now a part of every fashion girl’s wardrobe, and sneakers look good enough to walk down the red carpet. The market is certainly rife with pieces that evoke glamour, offering consumers a chicer range of options than even before. So much so that even going to the gym has become a place to show off one’s latest designer duds. Indeed, many women have eschewed the simple T-shirt and baggy sweat pants for more elevated ensembles. Luxury labels like Addidas by Stella McCartney, Cynthia Rowley and Fendi have created a sleek yoga pants, leggings and jackets tailored made for an intense spin class, but also imbue a high degree of panache. And for those that prefer the finer things, a simple plastic water bottle just doesn’t cut it.