There’s nothing better than feeling extra comfortable and looking extra good at the same time. That’s exactly what athleisure wear accomplishes for us. Pieces that are easy to move in but still display a sense of style and fashion, are without a doubt every woman’s dream. And since we recognize the importance and significance of sustainability, we’ve come up with a list of 8 Sustainable Activewear Brands that we know you can feel absolutely comfortable, fashionable, and confident in.
Are you looking to bid goodbye to synthetic activewear? VYAYAMA’s natural alternative might be perfect you. The ancient Ayurvedic texts describe VYAYAMA, a sanskrit word which means “to move” and “to tame the inner breath,” as movement designed to stabilize and strengthen the body. Only natural fibers are being used to create its activewear, which are all sustainably sourced and ethically made. Whether you’re the “black and white” color scheme type of person or the type who just loves a vivid punch of color, VYAYAMA’s simple yet bold statement pieces will keep you feeling confident all-day.
2. Groceries Apparel
All of Groceries Apparel’s clothing is made out of 100% organic recycled fabrics. Groceries Apparel sources directly from the seed and traces all of their fabrics from the farm to their factory – that’s how seriously the company takes its brand values and philosophy. With every piece they put out there, you can be assured of nothing less than 100% GMO-free, pesticide- and herbicide-free, recycled, and fair-traded ingredients. Simple, casual comfort with a sense of laidback elegance is how most of their pieces are made to be.
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3. Outdoor Voices
Outdoor Voices pairs comfort with confidence in its state-of-the-art activewear. Using recycled and up-cycled materials and creating designs with your performance and your fun in mind, the brand has a wide variety for you to choose from. Its MegaFleece, which is made from recycled wool and polyester blend, is a warm and cozy mix that is naturally thermoregulating, plus it’s soft, sweat-wicking, and strong. RecPoly is a sleek, quick-drying, and wrinkle-free material, which is up-cycled from post-consumer water bottles. These are just two out of ten of its special, innovative materials.
What do you get when you mix style, sustainability, and functionality? Athleta. Take its latest pant design, The Venture Pant – it’s silky, lightweight, with seven pockets – the perfect pants to put on, whether you’re on an outdoor adventure or just out and about in the city. Athleta’s extensive range of clothing makes it a one-stop shop for ladies looking to fill their wardrobes with athleisure. Shorts and joggers, tanks and sweatshirts, dresses, jackets, and swimwear, even accessories and shoes, they’ve literally got it all. Plus, their sports bra designs are divided into three types: everyday, studio, train. So Athleta’s got your back, making sure you’ve got the right thing on for the right time.
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5. Alternative Apparel
Comfy, cozy, and ready for work, Alternative Apparel’s activewear is what our athleisure dreams are made of. Their sustainable Alternative Eco Collection includes soft eco fabrics with simple, minimalist designs. Using materials like recycled cotton, hemp-blend, 100% organic cotton, modal interlock made from wood, Alternative Apparel makes it a point to source sustainable. Muted, neutral colors paired with unmatched comfortability and sustainability, their pieces make the perfect addition to suit your everyday ensembles.
Considering themselves to be “Earth’s favorite clothing brand”, Pact prides itself in using 100% organic clean cotton, a lot less water in its production, recycled and compostable packaging, non-toxic dyes and chemicals, plus its shipping provides a way to have a carbon neutral footprint, and as if this wasn’t enough, Pact also has a clothing donation program for old and used clothes. From its leggings and tights to dresses and skirts, fun colors, and unique prints, this green clothing company proves that style and sustainability can coexist.
At Satva, #dowhatfeelsgood is its key philosophy. The brand believes that “doing what feels good” entails feeling good about what you wear, so it makes it a point to create sustainable activewear that you feel absolutely comfortable in. Whether you’re working out, running some errands, or working hard at the office, Satva’s sexy, comfortable activewear is perfect for you. With pretty colors and flattering cuts, there’s definitely something for every personality and every body type here.
WOLVEN aims to create innovative activewear that gives back to the planet. If you’re a nature-lover by heart, you will love its unique earth-inspired prints as they’ll surely transport you outdoors – who knew being at the gym or the studio could feel so fresh! With its one-of-a-kind prints and patterns plus beautiful color combinations, WOLVEN proves that sustainability really can be stylish and sexy. Mix eco-friendliness with versatility, comfortability, and technicality, and you’ve got yourself some really good sustainable activewear.
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