But of course, beyond all the glorious high-fashion absurdity, there's something undeniably appealing about sporty style. Whether it's the sleek finishes, curve-hugging shapes or take-no-prisoners fearlessness, athletic looks combine the fabulous and functional in one easy-to-wear package. And who can resist that?
To celebrate the Olympics, we've pulled together some of our favourite sports-themed fashion shoots from around the world, and offer some sexy ways to get in on the sporty trend - Shoes of Prey style.
Enjoy... and may the best woman win!
Posted by Jade Warne on 26 July 2012.