Set Active $98 AT SETACTIVE.CO Set Active might be famous for their monochrome matching sets of activewear and loungewear, but don’t forget to check out their stand-alone pieces as well—like this active dress with built-in bike shorts.Pick a colorway, then shop the tons of styles to put together your ideal outfit.
2 LIVI High-Rise LIVI Soft 7/8 Legging With Pockets
LIVI $45 AT LANE BRYANT Look to Lane Bryant’s activewear line for all your low- and high-impact pieces, whether you’re just running errands or running miles.Made from sweat-wicking, stretch fabric and available in a wide range of sizes to ensure the absolute best fit, you can feel comfortable in these workout clothes, no matter what.
3 Beyond Yoga Lift Your Spirits Sports Bra
Beyond Yoga $60 AT NORDSTROM If you’re a yogi, you already know (and love) this brand.There’s a fine line between cozy leggings that do nothing and compression tights that suffocate you, and this brand found that perfect sweet spot of support and comfort.
4 Bo + Tee On The Rink
Bo + Tee $32 AT BOANDTEE.COM If you like your fitness clothes to feel like fashion, you *must* check out this line.
From unitards, to one-shoulder sports bras, and cool crops, these pieces can be worn at the gym or dressed up and layered with the rest of your wardrobe for everyday wear.
5 Gym Shark Vital Seamless 2.0 Long Sleeve Crop Top
Gym Shark $35 AT GYMSHARK This UK-based activewear brand has a pretty big following in the US, all thanks to the carefully constructed clothing that’ll carry you through any workout, no matter the intensity.Take the compression set shown here.Who knew shorts and a crop top could be so supportive?
6 Dfyne Aftermath Ribbed Sports Bra
Dfyne $35 AT DFYNE.COM This activewear company offers a streamlined assortment of gym clothes so you can get straight to business and keep your shopping as focused as your workouts.Pick up a pair of highly supportive, squat-proof leggings, then grab a matching sports bra in the level of support you need, and your set is set.
7 TLF Apparel Tempo Ribbed Workout Sports Bra 2.0
TLF Apparel $40 AT TLFAPPAREL.COM This activewear brand makes what they call “gym-to-street gear,” so if you’re someone who lives in your workout clothes, this is the line you need to checkout for your wardrobe.
You’ll find all the basic must-have pieces for all weather conditions as well as trendier designs, like this touched deep-V workout top, here.
8 NVGTN Slate Blue Curve Leggings
NVGTN $48 AT NVGTN.COM On this activewear site, get ready to scroll through endless leggings, shorts, fitness tops, and bras in tons of styles and colors.Seriously, options for days! The seamless legging style shown here comes in 23 other colors, so you’ll never run out of options.Perfect for the person who knows what they like and wants one in each color.
9 ULTRACOR Ultra High legging
ULTRACOR $210 AT BANDIER Brace yourself because once you get your hands on a pair of these patterned leggings, the compliments won’t stop.Not your boring activewear, this brand focuses on fun prints and patterns (exhibit A: these shiny star pants).
And they’re not just for looks, either.This pair of leggings is constructed with high-quality compression fabric that has built-in shapewear for extra support and structure.
10 Lorna Jane LJ Long Line Sports Bra
Lorna Jane $59 AT LORNAJANE.COM You can feel good about shopping from this ethical athleticwear line.
Expect to find sports bras for all intensity levels, tracksuits, loungewear, sweats, leggings, shorts—basically, everything you need to wear at the gym, plus warm-up gear to wear on your way there.
11 Lululemon Align Pant II 25″
Lululemon $118 AT LULULEMON For leggings that feel like butter, turn to Lululemon.All their products are top of the line in comfort, style, and performance.
Personally, I can’t stop raving about these Align leggings, but I know I’m not alone.If you know, you know.
12 Full Court Grid Hooded Windbreaker
Full Court Full Court $95 AT FULLCOURTSPORT.COM If you want to look luxe while you’re breaking a sweat, shop anything from Full Court.They’ve got sweatshirts, bras, tennis skirts, and more that look sooo high fashion.
13 Parks Project High-Rise Compression Leggings in Glacier Blue
Parks Project $20 AT PARKSPROJECT.US I’ve never met a pair of leggings as comfy as these from Parks Project, guys.And this colorway is just…*chef’s kiss*.The brand recently released its activewear line that is inspired by parks all over the country.A big perk: Every item purchased from them gives back to the park it’s named after.
14 Core 10 High Waist Yoga Full-Length Legging
Amazon Core 10 Now 55% off $18 AT AMAZON Not only are Core 10 workout pieces super stylish, they’re also suuuuper easy on your wallet .A pair of high-waisted leggings for under $30? Say.Less.
15 TSUTAYA Racerback Sports Bra High Waist Shorts Set
Amazon TSUTAYA Now 38% off $16 AT AMAZON Two-piece sets are always the move, whether you’re just following an exercise video in the middle of your bedroom or stretching in your backyard.
Get this affordable look from TSUTAYA on Amazon, and also check out their array of leggings and shorts.
16 Melt Fit Active 2nd Skin – Mint & Pink Leggings
Melt Fit Active $55 AT MELTFIT.COM Shop at Melt Fit Active if you’re into fun colors, patterns, and designs.These bright pink leggings will make you stand out while you’re on a run or hitting the gym.
17 icyzone Workouts Tank With Built-In Bra
Amazon icyzone $25 AT AMAZON Hit up Icyzone for this genius two-in-one tank and bra situation and if you want to buy packs of workout clothing for a good deal.
18 RBX Skort with Attached Bike Shorts and Pockets
Amazon RBX Now 22% off $35 AT AMAZON RBX has some of the trendiest activewear looks in the game and the fact that they’re on Amazon (hi, Prime shipping) is just the icing on the cake.Side note: I know you’re dying to go for the tennis skirt/skort trend and ya gotta have this one in your closet.
19 Zoezi Sport Malaika Ribbed Seamless Legging in Pink
Zoezi Sport Zoezi Sport $55 AT ZOEZISPORT.COM I’m in loveee with this pastel pink hue on these Zoezi Sport leggings! You can find more soft-colored bottoms, bras, onesies, and more that will up your workout style on their site.
20 Just My Size Active Pieced Stretch Capri
JUST MY SIZE $27 AT AMAZON Leggings from Just My Size have a superb stretch to them.Plus, you can find a bunch of choices in all sorts of different colors and designs.
21 Pru Apparel Phini Leggings
cristian-phographer Pru Apparel $50 AT PRUAPPAREL.COM An acronym for power, representation, and unity, PRU Apparel is all about bright hues, patterns, and giving you a workout ‘fit that’ll make you feel your most confident.
22 Outdoor Voices Move Free Crop Top
Outdoor Voices $14 AT OUTDOOR VOICES Outdoor Voices was created in 2014 with your old-school rec center in mind.“Remember back to your YMCA days?” the founder asked in an interview .”That’s the kind of activity that we want to capture.” The brand’s signature color-blocked leggings and bras are a celebrity fave, but the functional details like zip closures and mesh backing will get you through even the most intense workout.
You also get a pretty cool tote bag with any purchase—just sayin’.
23 Ju’Nae Fit Pineapple Set
Ju’Nae Fit $40 AT SHOPJUNAE.COM The brand is known for its long-sleeve sets , but it also has hoodies, bike shorts, T-shirts, and so much more—at pretty affordable prices, I might add.
24 eleven by Venus Williams Cross Tennis Plaid Halter Bra In Shibori Plaid Print
eleven by Venus Williams $62 AT ELEVEN BY VENUS WILLIAMS Yes, the Venus Williams.Her line of activewear isn’t just made for playing tennis—you can wear it for any kind of workout.
Between the colorways and cool features like hidden pockets and mesh inserts, this will become your new comfy uniform.
25 Culture Fit ZIGZAG CAPRIS: BLUE ANKARA
Culture Fit Clothing Culture Fit $45 AT CULTUREFITCLOTHING.COM Breathability is key when you’re sweating up a storm, and Culture Fit’s designs definitely meet that criteria with the fabric and mesh panels for max airflow; plus, they feature West African print designs so you’ll be so colorful while getting your flow on.
26 Soley Fit Nzinga Shine Bodysuit
Soley Fit $110 AT MYSOLELYFIT.COM Founded by ABC News reporter Stefania Okolie (in the middle of a pandemic no less!), this new activewear brand has some ultra-chic pieces, like this shiny one-shoulder cutout body suit.Zendaya is also a fan, so that’s pretty high praise, IMO.
27 Roam Loud Yanta Legging
Roam Loud Roam Loud $50 AT ROAMLOUD.COM This plum color is so cute! Roam Loud, founded by Toyin Omisore, has tons of options and fun hues from colorblocked leggings to pink joggers.
28 LAPP Seamless Contour Leggings
LAPP £100 AT LAPPTHEBRAND.COM Model Leomie Anderson founded LAPP in 2016, and the brand’s activewear has a futuristic vibe with the designs and colorblocking.It also features graphic sweatshirts, sports bras, and more if you’re into bold logos.
29 Varley Let’s Go High 25″ Legging
Varley $61 AT REVOLVE The brand’s prints definitely pack a punch and put a twist on classic ones, like this unique tie-dye print.You’ll want to get a matching set ASAP so you can be the most stylish person at your workout class.
30 Girlfriend Collective Plum Compressive High-Rise Legging
Girlfriend Collective $68 AT GIRLFRIEND You’ve prob seen this brand all over your Insta feed, and for good reason.Its bright sets are so eye catching and the inclusive sizes range from XXS-6XL.Really.You can even choose your inseam length so the fabric doesn’t scrunch at your ankles, and the fabric (made from recycled water bottles!) is wildly soft—just trust all the 3,000 reviews of these leggings.
31 Aerie OFFLINE By Aerie Real Me High Waisted Crossover Legging
Aerie $45 AT AMERICAN EAGLE Yes, you love Aerie for its bralettes and underwear, but the brand also has some amazing activewear, like these crossover leggings you can work out (or lounge) in.The prices are also affordable, and the brand offers a wide variety of sports bras and leggings.
I mean, even Olympian Aly Raisman is a fan!
32 CARBON38 Flat Twist Cross Back Bra In Takara Shine
Carbon38 $98 AT CARBON 38 CARBON38’s website has a bunch of trendy workout clothes, but it also has its own namesake brand that has sleek styles, like this brown set with a stunning sheen and cross-back details on the top.
33 Splits59 Raquel High Waist Flare Legging
Splits59 $118 AT REVOLVE If you’re into an old-school vibe—think retro ’70s and ’90s gym gear—then this is totally in your lane.You can also find flared leggings and tie-dye prints if you love making a statement.
34 onzie High Rise Bike Shorts
Amazon Onzie Now 13% off $40 AT AMAZON Onzie has some of the best bike shorts out there (they’re seriously so soft!) available in v fun prints like this red-and-black leopard one.
It’s based in Venice Beach so it definitely channels the low-key but trendy vibes of California.
35 SweatyRocks Two Piece Outfits Tie Dye Crop Top Leggings Set Tracksuit Multicolour L
SweatyRocks Now 18% off $14 AT AMAZON This Amazon fave has a bunch of quality activewear at prices your bank account can handle.It has more of a streetwear aesthetic, like this cool dyed set with cutouts at the neckline, for instance, so you can wear its pieces as a casual weekend look too.
36 Terez Navy Camo Stripe Hi-Shine Leggings
Terez $97 AT TEREZ.COM Love you some OTT patterns and colors? Then shop from Terez.The female-founded New York City brand boasts hundreds of styles featuring prints like plaid, florals, camo, and even mesmerizing swirl ones seen here.
37 Alo Yoga Moto Legging Pants
Alo Yoga Alo Yoga $88 AT AMAZON Yogis everywhere can attest to the quality of Alo Yoga’s pieces; the fashionable cutouts, colors, and seam placement are really just an added bonus.Leggings come in sizes 00 to 14 and will feel like a second layer of skin—without sticking to you when you sweat.
38 Year of Ours Ribbed Lace-Up Football Leggings
Year of Ours $114 AT BLOOMINGDALE’S Year of Ours, a Los Angeles-based company, offers designs for every type of scenario, whether you’re working up a sweat, running errands, or just relaxing.The brand also has sweat sets, shorts, bodysuits, tops, and more if you like the athleisure vibe.It also recently launched extended sizing, so you can find styles ranging from XXS to 2X.
39 Alala Surf Sports Bra
ALALA $85 AT REVOLVE The brand Alala was inspired by the streets of New York City so that even your workout clothes make you look put together when you walk out the door.
It offers styles with mesh details (like this textured sports bra, here), breezy openings, and woven textures that make even a solid-colored matching set not so basic.
40 Good American Seamless Ribbed Leggings
Good American $69 AT SHOPBOP When Khloé Kardashian first launched Good American in 2016, it focused on denim, but it has since expanded into activewear.The styles come in sizes XS through 4XL and feature bold colors and prints like leopard and tie-dye, but there are also more subdued, solid styles with black, white, and metallic color blocking.
41 Sweaty Betty Athlete Seamless Long Sleeve Top
Sweaty Betty $68 AT AMAZON Sweaty Betty launched in 1998 as a response to all the “masculine and shapeless” activewear at the time.The label’s got you covered for every type of activity including yoga, tennis, skiing, or swimming, but if you’re a runner who isn’t deterred by cold weather, then you’ll definitely want to check out the thermodynamic styles.They’ll hold in the perfect amount of warmth without causing you to completely overheat.
42 ActiveZone Plus Size Wirefree Sports Bra
ActiveZone $50 AT PENNINGTONS.COM ActiveZone has a wide variety of athleisure, but it also offers supportive sports bras fit for low-, medium-, and high-intensity workouts.Don’t forget to check out the breathable, soft basics and layering pieces for colder temps.
43 Puma FormKnit Seamless High Waist 7/8 Women’s Training Leggings
Puma $55 AT PUMA If you’re all about lightweight, breezy materials, Puma is for you.Pieces feature everything from flat seams for reduced irritation on the move to breathable lining when you’re sweating up a storm.
44 Koral Lustrous Maternity Leggings
KORAL $110 AT BLOOMINGDALE’S Koral activewear is not only moisture-wicking, anti-pilling, quick drying, and antibacterial (to name a few benefits), it’s also edgy and stylish enough to wear throughout the day.
If you have things to do even after squeezing in a workout, you’ll look cute without having to schlep a different outfit to the gym.
45 Nike Light Support Indy Bra
Nike $35 AT REVOLVE Nike has a plethora of activewear, and the brand’s offerings are protective and functional, from lightweight windbreakers and sherpa jackets to breezy running shorts and simple logo tees.
46 Adidas Plus Size Striped Bike Shorts
adidas $22 AT MACY’S The classic label’s aesthetic is sporty and functional, but it also includes some very fashionable pieces.Take these biker shorts, for instance.
The style feels very trendy, but it still has all the support and structure you need in workout shorts, too.
47 Athleta Conscious Lace Crop D -DD+
Athleta $64 AT GAP You won’t ever want to wear anything else once you experience the softness of Athleta’s fabrics.If you’re looking for activewear that not only does the job (i.e.wicks sweat, stays in place, etc.) but also happens to be insanely comfortable, then this is the brand for you.
48 Zella Twist Around Renew Sports Bra
Zella $39 AT NORDSTROM Zella’s styles are pretty traditional when it comes to color, but it does have trendy pieces, like this twisted top here.The label is perfect for those who appreciate simplicity combined with subtle details like mesh paneling or reversible designs.
49 The Upside Colour Block high-waisted leggings
The Upside $122 AT FARFETCH The Upside is an Australian-based activewear company that offers cute and cheery prints but also doesn’t skimp out on technical performance.You’ll definitely make a statement wearing its styles featuring adjustable straps and drawstrings, removable cups, and rubber seams that prevent slippage.
50 Universal Standard Next to Naked Bodysuit
Universal Standard $98 AT UNIVERSAL STANDARD Universal Standard is known for its inclusive sizing and minimal designs.Its activewear collection, which launched in January 2018, is no exception.The simple silhouettes (like this bodysuit, for instance) are perfect if you’re no-fuss, but the bold primary and secondary colors of its pieces still lend a sense of style.
Lauren Adhav Associate Fashion Editor I’m Cosmopolitan’s Associate Fashion Editor and write about any and all trends, major celeb fashion moments, and why wide-leg jeans are basically the best.
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