Has your workout wardrobe recently doubled in size? Is Stylerunner a permanent fixture on your ‘top sites’ list? Could your shoe closet be mistaken for Athlete’s Foot?
If you answered yes to any of the above, I’m sorry to inform you that you are an active wear addict.
As you replace jeans with tights and sandals with sneakers, you may find that keeping up with the latest sporty trend can be an expensive task. But when it comes to active wear, we want to break a sweat not the bank.
So if you’re finding it difficult to fund your yoga gear obsession, don’t spend a fortune on something that may not last the mile. We’ve hunted down the most affordable-chic active apparel that’s guaranteed to have you looking luxe for less.
Cleo Harper has to be one of our favourite athleisure brands right now. As a cutting edge label with unique flair and style, the affordable prices are merely a bonus.
Show off all your hard work in the geometrically printed “Easton Short” in cool mint. Designed with breathable, moisture-wicking materials for flexibility, these beauties are perfect for studio-wear, yoga, running and gym training.
Dominating the female surf/snow apparel world since 1990, this iconic brand mustn’t be overlooked in the active wear arena. We love these exuberant floral tights made from recycled and rapid-dry stretch material. With a generous fold-over waistband and drawcord these tights are perfect for your next Bikram class, as they are stitched with soft flat-lock seams which prevent chafing.
Dharma: Acting in concert with one’s divine purpose in life. When our intentions, thoughts, words, and actions support our life’s purpose, we are in dharma.
This gorgeous, ethically-made Australian label is certainly one to have on your radar. We’re crushing on this sporty mesh bra and its super chic high neckline with breathable material and a four-way stretch ability. Work out in style this week by channelling your own inner Dharma.
The Upside can tend to be quite ‘upscale’ when is comes to their prices, however we have discovered a little style-hack. Shop via the Iconic Australia for frequent sales and promotions on some of the most sought-out active wear brands, such as The Upside. Check out these super-cool khaki ‘NYC’ pants, made from a unique marle fabric which creates a secure hold with a soft feel. Definitely a hybrid tight which can easily transition from the gym to the street.
O’neil usually known for their strong “extreme sporting” apparel game have recently been popping up on our style radar. Feel pretty in this feminine work out bra, with easily adjustable straps and a clean finish spandex seam, jog down to the beach after work this week and jump in the ocean for a dip afterwards knowing that the lightweight nylon will have you dry again in not time!