Springtime is just around the corner! That means outdoor workouts are now just months away, and new spring activewear colors and patterns have officially hit store shelves. This year is full of exciting colors, trims, crops, and textures of all kinds. Here are some of my favorite sustainable must-have items for spring and 2021 that you should get amped for.
This classic legging with an ultra-comfortable crossover waistband and silhouette-defining ruching in back — so flattering. Made using post-consumer recycled plastic — 84% RPET and 16% spandex.
For the nature-lovers at heart. This earth-toned print is laced with vibrant greens to instantly transport you to the magic of the sacred outdoors — even if you’re powering through asanas inside.
This legging in a new and improved fabric with extra stretch that holds its shape all-day, every day. Next-to-skin organic cotton is soft, breathable, and hugs you in all the right places. Comfortable contoured elastic waistband. Full length, fitted silhouette
Tentree is committed to sourcing the most eco-friendly materials.
- 79% Recycled Polyester, 21% Elastane
- Wash cold, tumble dry low
- Designed in Canada, ethically made in Philippines
Patagonia is a B Corp committed to the triple bottom line: profit, people, and the planet. The brand’s mission incorporates building the best products for those who love the great outdoors while also caring for the environment. Whether you’re looking for yoga pants, outdoor jackets, running shorts, or activewear for little ones, this California-based brand has got you covered.
Outdoor Voices‘ interchangeable layers are perfect for any season or activity. From dog jogs to dodgeball, this athletic wear collection spans gym-life and, well, life-life. Outdoor Voices sources sustainable textiles, including responsibly sourced merino wool and recycled polyester made from water bottles, and the company takes care of its stateside and overseas factory partners, prioritizing fair working conditions and ethical labor practices.
Cropped hem. High neck. Must have! This sports bra tanktop hybrid is the perfect way to update your workout wardrobe. Crafted from recycled materials that are naturally moisture-wicking, this active top also features a built-in shelf bra for support and medium compression for a snug yet flexible fit. Thin straps meet the racerback silhouette for a sleek update to the traditional sports bra. Pair it with our high-rise leggings or biker shorts to complete the look.
Easy pull-on style with adjustable drawcord. Knoven fabric has the comfort and stretch of a knit, with the look of woven twill.
Athleta’s offerings are endless. Whether you’re in search of tights for yoga or turtlenecks for cold-weather training, the company has got you covered. It also has skorts for tennis and bathing suits for swimming, if those activities are more your speed. Seventy-six percent of Athleta’s materials are made with sustainable fibers, and they boast quick-drying, anti-chafing, and water-resistant qualities. Plus, sizing extends to petite, tall, and 1X to 3X.
With fair trade and ethical labor practices, natural and recycled fabrics, and local, limited, and conscious production, these brands are doing their part to provide consumers with high-performance activewear while protecting both people and the planet. Let us know your favorites!