It's a fact of life: working out is just that much easier when you have cute exercise gear waiting for you in your closet. And because the same old pair of stretched out, faded black leggings and baggy tees can get old (fast!) we figured there's no better time than spring to experiment with new workout wear and athleisure (it's officially a 'thing'!) brands. From sleek and refined monochrome picks to the type of fun, all-over-print numbers that actually get you excited to hit the treadmill, meet a few of our favorites.
Alala is the type of workout wear you can wear far beyond the walls of Equinox––just throw on a stylish leather jacket and you're good to go. We love them for their colors, bright prints and cool cuts.
Outdoor Voices is for your inner minimalist––or at least, the athleisure line you could actually get away with wearing to their office. They specialize in sleek, ultra-wearable pieces that are heavy on color play and high-performance materials. We're suckers for their leggings and crop tops.
Live the Process is ultra-feminine, with an emphasis on tailoring, sexy cuts and again, fun prints. Perfect for that dance class you've been dying to drag your girlfriends to (before grabbing a much-deserved glass of wine first, of course).
Less so a label and more a one-stop-shop, Bandier offers a selection of the best of the best in cool workout gear that works outside the gym, too. Hit them up regularly for upcoming designers and under-