The activewear for women market is pretty oversaturated with leggings, sports bras and the like that promise to elevate your fitness routine. The best brands combine high-performance fabrics with a stylish, flattering design that can moonlight as loungewear and even workwear. That’s why they’re the only gear you need to feel and look your absolute best.
From workout dresses that double as running shorts to leggings with foil star motifs, here are the best of the best.
If you’re in the mood for a more luxurious athleisure line, look no further than LA-based brand Ultracor. The leggings are super soft and flexible with a supportive, body-sculpting shape. Try the brand’s best-selling faux leather legging, which looks just like the real thing (and can take you from barre class to drinks with friends). Another style to try is the seamless thong, which supports the body and creates a smoothing effect.
Style and Performance: Must-Have Activewear for Women’s Fitness and Fashion
For a workout dress that’s just as good for running around town as it is for a sweaty Pilates session, check out Austin-based Outdoor Voices. Its signature color-blocked leggings and bras are a celebrity fave, and the clever designs, like back storage compartments and no-fall waistbands, make them easy to wear for all your workouts.
If you want to shop a high-performance athleticwear brand that also makes chic, street-savvy designs, look no further than Adidas by Stella McCartney. The brand’s edgy aesthetic and quality fabrics are sure to get you noticed, whether you’re running, playing tennis or just hanging out. The label’s collaboration with Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto — a master at merging fashion and function — blends sporty functionality with elegant silhouettes.