The naming similar leads many into error, but make no mistake, there is a difference between costume and sports costume and sports, in addition to confusing the two can make you commit gaffes terrible, because these are the costumes that are completely different, used in distinct phases. See below:
What is the costume sport?
This is one of the responsible for the biggest misconceptions in social events, after all, to modern standards, there is little sport in a combo that involves a blazer, shirt, jeans or trousers chino and the shoe (preferably not too casual), the tie is optional, but if we take into consideration what the americans call the blazer with some kind of pattern (checkerboard, stripes) sport jacket, it is possible to understand better the use of this term and because it induces people into error.
In Brazil, the staff takes advantage of the dress code sport to spill over to the totally casual, exchanging the shirt for a polo or t-shirt, and the shoe for a sapatênis or shoes discreet. I personally don’t think this type of clothing is very suitable for an event that has the minimum of formality to the point of requiring a dress code specific.
What is costume sports?
In this case we can take the “sports” at the foot of the letter, since we are talking about a combination of parts dedicated to sports, are exercises in the gym or even to a football match, tennis or polo. The difference here is that on each occasion it is needed an outfit that meets the requirements of the activity, because each sport requires costumes that facilitate the movements and to resist the impact generated by them, in addition to avoiding the excessive heating of the body.
Shirts and t-shirts dry fit, shorts and bermuda tactel, running shoes, high-tech, caps, tank tops, jackets cut the wind and sweaters. are among the items that can render a sporty look.
A surfer wearing a spandex is with a costume sporting as well as someone dressed in an outfit for horse riding, then we can conclude that while the costume sports you a range of the more limited styles, the costume sports may well be more varied and present combinations completely different.
It is also possible to insert parts sporting looks casual to make them more bold and modern, but this subject deserves an article to you soon!