Let's Get Physical: The 10 Best Activewear Brands For 2023
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Let’s Get Physical: The 10 Best Activewear Brands For 2023

Your workout style guide

Kick start your good intentions for 2022 with an updated gym kit. And these activewear pieces look just as good outside the gym, grabbing a coffee, as they do hitting the treadmill.

Best Activewear Brands for 2023

Looking your best when exercising gives you a tremendous boost, both physically and mentally. If you look the part, you feel the part, which then provides that extra motivation to help you perform more effectively. Here’s the best activewear to help you with your 2022 fitness and wellness resolutions.

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Best For: Athleiure

British athleisure brand VAARA has created a new seamless collection ideal for yoga, pilates, low-impact practices or for simply pottering about the house in. The collection is made up of minimal separates, comprised of leggings, bike shorts and bra tops in various coverages. Made using eco-conscious recycled yarn, VAARA’s activewear range is also solvent free and avoid contributing to microplastic pollution.

EXPLORE: vaara.com

Model in blue tie dye activewear

Stripe & Stare

Best For: Sustainability

B Corp underwear brand Stripe & Stare branched out into the world of activewear  earlier this year with a line of leggings and bras. The collection, which is completely biodegradable and made from Tencel, comes in funky blue and pink tie dye patterns – so you can look good, feel good and do good on your next workout.

EXPLORE: stripeandstare.com

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Henry Holland x Dare2b

Best For: Outdoor kit

Sportswear brand Dare2b is known for its high-performance apparel, but it dips its toes into a more artsy direction with its latest collection in collaboration with Henry Holland. A blend of activewear and street style, the collection features jackets, shorts, tops, bras and leggings in colourful patterns.

EXPLORE: dare2b.com

Lorna Jane green activewear set

Lorna Jane

Best For: All-round activewear

Australian brand Lorna Jane was 1989 by fitness instructor Lorna Jane Clarkson, and has since gone on to create some of the finest activewear in the industry. Clothing spans loungewear and maternity essentials to running, yoga and high performance activewear, meaning you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to setting up your workout wardrobe.

EXPLORE: lornajane.com.au


Lucas Hugh

Best For: Style

Founded in 2010 with the goal to create future-thinking activewear, Lucas Hugh is a frontrunner in tailored activewear that looks just as good in town as it does in the gym. Think quality tailored garments designed for high-intensity training and muscle recovery, that will support you through any activity you undertake.

EXPLORE: lucashugh.com

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Best For: Swimwear

Keen to do some laps? Not on the field, of course, but in the pool. Evarae have a solid range of stylish swimsuits and bikinis that will support you both in the pool and by the sea (whether or not you decide to take a dip or spend the day lounging in the sun).

EXPLORE: evarae.com



Best For: Yoga gear

Global favourite Lululemon has been synonymous with yoga mats and leggings since its founding in 1998. Today, you can still get your fix of stylish gear (available in a huge variety of colours and patterns), but with an added selection of general activewear, swimwear and even underwear.

EXPLORE: lululemon.co.uk

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Holland Cooper

Best For: Equestrian

British brand Holland Cooper is known for its countryside classics, so it should be no surprise that its equestrian offering is nothing short of extensive. You’ll find everything from casual training gear to show clothing, with plenty of stylish staples you’ll want to wear outside of the stables too.

EXPLORE: hollandcooper.com

Varley Workout Gear


Best For: Running

Activewear is just one string to Varley’s bow, with the fashion brand big on everyday essentials and seasonal knits. But Varley stands out for its impressive range of sports tops and leggings, which are ideal for the keen runners among us who want to take their daily jog in style.

EXPLORE: varley.com

Woman performing yoga in purple activewear

Asquith London

Best For: Eco Conscious Materials

Planet conscious activewear brand Asquith London has been making clothing since 2002, with the goal of doing good for planet and people. Avoiding synthetic and chemical-heavy materials, the brand is committed to using greener material that have a smaller impact on the environment – such as bamboo, organic cotton and Bambor®.

EXPLORE: asquithlondon.com

Featured image: Henry Holland x Dare2b