On point activewear has become a wardrobe staple for all of us, insert hot and steamy love affair between fitness and fashion. We get to kick fitness goals and still remain looking stylish at the same time. Even better, active wear now takes us from the gym to anything else we have on for the day. Sorry to all the other fashion labels out there as activewear is literally taking over one pair of tights at a time.
We asked our expert trainer (and all-time active fashionista) Alicia Beveridge for the top five active-meets-street brands that she’s crushing on right now.
Home grown by best friends and style icons, Pip Edwards and Claire Tregoning, PE Nation is the ultimate when it comes to street-meets-sportswear, with pieces that take you from the studio the street. Whether you are boxing, doing yoga, playing tennis or heading to brunch you can remain right on trend with PE Nation. You feel a little nostalgic in PE Nation, with an old school athletics vibe to the range. They can’t put a foot wrong with colour-blocked aesthetics, technical fabrics and geometric design.
When it comes to tights, Onzie make ones you feel really sexy in. And who doesn’t want to feel sexy in their active wear right, especially when we’re getting all hot and sweaty 😉 Whether it’s a soft and romantic colour palette or fiery animal print, these tights will sexy-up any girl, regardless of print preference. Count your fancy tickled with Onzie.
Growing up wearing Puma, the resurgence this brand has had is so fitting. Even better, they now create nostalgic off-duty athletic-inspired pieces that you can wear everyday. They really do make getting around in your ‘sweats’ uber cool. Plus, I think wearing Puma makes you instantly feel young again, transporting you back to your youth…
Another Aussie brand well known for their distinct prints and strong branding, what Aussie girl doesn’t own a tank with The Upside written boldly across the front?! They make the dreamiest, most deliciously soft leggings that take you from yoga to brunch in style. They feel like a second skin, holding you in comfortably, without feeling overly restrictive like some tights can. They are a go-to when it comes to unique prints that take your outfit from drab to fab (had to throw some Aussie slang in there).
Nimble are so good in terms of quality. Quality designs, quality material and you feel super sleek when you wear their gear. When you want some tights that aren’t plain black, but you aren’t quite ready to cross over in to prints, Nimble is your one-stop shop! They do tights in a range of block colours with unique features and details, you instantly feel more stylish in them than your old standard black tights.
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