The fashion that improves your fitness
Your ultimate workout wardrobe checklist
If your New Year’s resolution involves becoming the fittest you’ve even been – or at least using your gym membership more – you’re probably not alone.
As you bid adieu to 2017 and welcome the year ahead, it’s the perfect time to reimagine your whole wellness routine.
But before you sign up for yogalates or pledge allegiance to the local Lacrosse club, it’s wise to prepare your wardrobe first. Because if you’re going to work up a sweat, you ought to do it in style.
Keep reading to shop the wardrobe essentials you need to make this year your fittest yet…
THE LUXE LEGGINGS
If your workout wardrobe needs a refresh, we recommend starting with a pair of luxe leggings. From monochrome madness by The Upside to quasi-colour-blocked styles by cult favourites P.E. Nation and Ivy Park, our current collection offers a range of leggings that’ll take your lunges to the next level.
THE UPSIDE | Pheonix Compression Midi Pant
P.E NATION | On Deck Legging
IVY PARK | Logo Colour Block Ankle Legging
THE STATEMENT SWEAT
Keep your muscles warm post-workout in a statement sweat, the ideal piece to wear en route home from the gym. Whether you opt for a hooded tomboy style, or a boxy ’80s-inspired silhouette, this wardrobe essential will ensure you look the part.
P.E NATION | The Blind Pass Hoodie
THE UPSIDE | Love, Ace & Tennis Hoodie
THE STYLISH SNEAKERS
Increasing your fitness doesn’t always mean a grueling session at the gym; taking leisurely walks is a great way to move your body and relax your mind. To put you in the mood, slip into a pair of stylish sneakers before embarking on your journey.
OPENING CEREMONY | Mina Logo Sneaker
ARMANI JEANS | Leather low profile slip on sneaker
LACOSTE | Straight Set Grey Sneaker
THE CONTEMPORARY CROP
Whether you wear it beneath a loose-fit singlet, with a pair of matching leggings, or simply on its own, the crop top is a must-have for your workout wardrobe. We’re currently loving styles by P.E. Nation, LNDR and Calvin Klein.
P.E NATION | The Elite Eight Crop
CALVIN KLEIN | Reversible Medium Impact Bra
THE TRANSEASONAL JACKET
Knowing what to wear with your workout clothes can sometimes be a challenge, that’s why you need a chic transeasonal jacket in your life. This staple piece will take your active wear aesthetic to street style heights, offering the perfect balance of style and practicality – hidden pockets, anyone?
IVY PARK | Floral Mesh Bomber
P.E NATION | Man Down Jacket
RUNNING BARE | Cardio 2.0 Zip Jacket
THE SENSIBLE BAG
If your routine involves working out anywhere that’s not your home, you need a sensible bag. Because there’s nothing worse than running out of compartments between shoving in your sweat towel, your toiletries and your change of clothes. We’ve trialled the following by Mimco, Puma and Chuchka, and we can safely vouch for their levels of practicality and panache.
MIMCO | Zen Gym Bag
PUMA | Puma Stance Backpack
CHUCHKA | Ebony Bucket Bag
THE WORKOUT COMPANIONS
Get fit in good company this year with these workout companions. The Blaze by Fitbit enables you to track your steps, distances and calories burned, while The Super Elixir’s sleek water bottle will keep you hydrated in style. And of course, everybody needs a motivational soundtrack playing as they train. The Powerbeats3 wireless earphones by Beats by Dr Dre are sweat and water resistant, providing the necessary durability for strenuous workouts and weather – genius.
FITBIT | Blaze
THE SUPER ELIXIR | THE SUPER ELIXIR Hydrator Bottle
BEATS BY DR DRE | POWERBEATS3 WIRELESS
EARPHONES - BLACK