Over the past few years our activewear market has exploded. Presently, you can find countless athleisure brands all at the click of a mouse. Not to mention, almost every large fashion brand has expanded or added activewear to their lineup making it even harder to wade through every sportswear brand on the market. In order to make your life a little easier, below you will find a guide to the top 28 absolute best places to shop online for workout clothes.
Adidas - This athletic giant has been an athleisure staple for quite some time now. And within the past few years the company has definitely upped its game with special celebrity collaborations, strategic branding, quality gear, and exceptional ad campaigns. A few big name celebrities backing the brand include Kanye West, Karlie Kloss, and Pusha T. Adidas is a great place to find mens, womens, and childrens athletic gear.
Asics - As a go to brand for runners, Asics carries trainers for men, women, and children. They also carry awesome training apparel that is less logo-heavy than that of Adidas or Nike.
Athleta - Owned by Gap, Athleta is a workout apparel chain that has been expanding at a rapid pace. Not to mention, Athleta has it all from functional studio gear to sports friendly winter athletic wear in a variety colors and seasonal prints.
Nike - As the grandfather of athletic gear, Nike suits all athletes no matter their sport or level of activity. Nike is constantly finding innovative ways to improve their performance wear in the most stylish ways. You really can not beat the functionality and style that Nike has to offer.
Lululemon - Known best for their quality leggings, shorts, and sports bras made for yogis and runners, Lululemon is a great total lifestyle brand. They offer free in-store exercise classes weekly as well as complimentary hemming with purchase.
Paragon Sports - With a huge flagship store in New York City, it is no surprise that Paragon Sports is yet another athletic behemoth. Plus, the Paragon online store is chock full of clothing, shoes, and gear for almost every sport imaginable from basketball to golf.
Patagonia - Known best for their outdoor apparel, Patagonia is suited to protect athletes against all elements including sun, rain, snow and wind. Skiers, snowboards, and mountain bikers are avid promoters of Patagonia. However, the brand makes amazing activewear for indoor sports too. While Patagonia definitely errors on the pricier side, each purchase does come with an ‘ironclad’ guarantee, meaning the brand will either replace, refund, or repair any defects or irregularities for free.
Reebok - This activewear giant hosts a wide variety of gear and can accomodate practically every single sport. Head to Reebok for UFC gear, CrossFit gloves, running shorts, pre-school trainers, and so on so forth.
Under Armour - From everyday athleisure to high-performance sports gear, Under Armour has all the athletic apparel bases covered. Under Armour has also collabed with some big names of its own like Steph Curry and Misty Copeland.
Aerie - Who would have thought that an American Eagle intimates line would also create super affordable and comfy activewear. You can find everything from sports bras, sweatpants, leggings, and shorts at Aerie. Plus, their basic leggings start at only $19.
Forever 21 - With every piece of athleisure under $30, Forever 21 is a hard bargain brand to beat. While the brands quality may not offer enough support for a marathon runner, it does offer great low impact strappy yoga bras and leggings that are affordable and trendy.
GapFit - As Gap’s more affordable activewear brand, GapFit is surprisingly attractive and functional. Plus, GapFits selection is extremely wide offering everything from yoga gear to outdoors apparel.
H&M - With quick-dry leggings and workout tank tops all offered for under $35, H&M is a great affordable alternative for athleisure. H&M offers trendy gear in solids as well as seasonal prints along with cute accessories like headbands, water bottles, and sport socks.
Lane Bryant - As owners of Livi Active, Lane Bryant has truly outdone itself in the athleisure and fitness apparel department. Livi Active leggings are known for their supreme wicking, cooling, and a signature stretch, while Livi Active sports bras are known for their comfortable molded underwire.
Old Navy Active - It is no surprise that all Old Navy’s athletic leggings range under $35 - $20 as their everyday prices are quite affordable. However, the best part about Old Navy Active is the fantastic range of sizes including athletic wear for petite, tall, and plus sized girls. Thus, you are guaranteed to find an athleisure outfit that will actually fit.
Target - The store itself offers a wide range of affordable active wear but its most noteworthy brand for affordability is the C9 Champion line. C9 hosts a great variety of sports bras, leggings, tops, and jackets all under $50. Not to mention, Target offers athleisure brands for maternity and plus size women as well.
Aether - Aether is a well-designed brand that takes athletic gear to the next level with its city-to-sport inspired style. Plus, they make shopping easy by labeling their gear for either ‘snow’, ‘outdoor adventure’, or ‘urban exploration’ etc.
ADAY - Dedicated to making high quality workout gear and athleisure, ADAY is a direct company to consumer brand. ADAY’s sophisticated designs offer peak performance fabrics, like their highly coveted ‘Throw & Roll’ leggings that are manufactured with Olympic bonded seams.
Bandier - The founder of Bandier, Jennifer Bandier, is a former music manager who sought out to reinvent the luxury activewear market when she launched her first boutique in Southampton. Today, Bandier not only has a user friendly website but also two stores in Manhattan, as well as one in Manhasset, NY and one in Dallas, TX.
Carbon 38 - This multi-brand retailer is an athletic wear carrier of a variety of brands including P.E. Nation, Alo Yoga, Alala, and Vie Active. Their athletic clothes err on the trendy side of the fashion world, so if you are looking for moto leggings and mesh backed bras then Carbon 38 is the brand for you.
FP Movement - Owned by Free People, FP Movement is a brand that heavily focuses on dance and yoga gear with all of the fashion forward strappy details and playful necklines. Everything offered by FP Movement is Instagram worthy and we would expect nothing less from a Free People brand.
Girlfriend Collective - Everything found in the Girlfriend Collective line is reasonably priced and can be bought in a wide array of colors. Not to mention, all of their products are manufactured from recycled fabric and packaged in eco-friendly materials.
Lole - Lole offers athletic wear for yogis, runners, and winter sport lovers alike. The brand’s White Collection is especially noteworthy with its elegant drapey tops that come in berry and neutral tones.
Net-a-Sporter - As Net-a-Porter’s sports division, Net-a-Sporter is a high end luxury sportswear host. You can shop the most unique and stylish pieces from big name brands like Adidas by Stella McCartney, Fendi, and LNDR.
Nola Activewear - Nola Activewear is the fitness branch of Addition Elle. Their workout gear and athleisure clothes are created for women who wear sizes 12 through 26 with all pieces ranging under $100. Nola Activewear makes great basic pieces like reversible leggings, tees, sports bras, and puffer jackets.
Outdoor Voices - Established in 2013, Outdoor Voices is a sportswear brand that has been deemed for millennials. Their simple leggings, crop tops, and sweat sets come in a variety of unique colors like sand, charcoal, emerald green, or color blocked tones.
Sweaty Betty - This British brand’s large selection of tops, sports bras, jackets, and bottoms are all shoppable by sport, from tennis to yoga. Plus, their punch prints can also be purchased in basic colors like black or heathered grey pleasing everyone. Sweaty Betty is also known for quality mis match sets and cutsey bathing suits.
Tracksmith - Built upon simplicity, Tracksmith was first created out of a love for running. Tracksmith is most coveted for its high quality fabrics and not overly sporty looking gear. All of their athletic wear is attractive yet functional and designed for the causal weekday runners and marathon sprinters alike.