Reusable bags, own coffee cups and swapping plastic for paper straws, it’s not just everyday essentials that are breaking the sustainable scene. More activewear brands are taking a leaf out of the eco-friendly book by making their production and designs better for our planet. From statement pieces made from recycled bottles to biodegradable packaging, here’s the sustainable activewear brands you need to know about.
Discovering eco-friendly activewear is trickier than it should be due to the prominence of polyester in most activewear. Nubia Natalie creates stunning activewear pieces, inspired by the artistic designs of artisan communities, made from Repreve fibre that’s moisture-wicking, lightweight, oh and constructed from recycled bottles. The fabric is dye sublimation printable, which allows Nubia Natalie to use environmentally-friendly printing processes to create their bold bohemian prints.
Lupita Sports Bra – £45.00
TALA officially crept on the scene in Spring and already has made a huge impact to sustainable fashion, particularly in the fitness industry. Established by, entrupruner and Youtuber, Grace Beverley, TALA creates on-trend activewear pieces that are almost 100% up-cycled -and designed with more versatile body shapes in mind. TALA combines it’s high-performance designs and flattering fits beautifully so expect to find items to wear to the gym and for everyday wear.
The Aciar Crop Jumper – £35.00
Sustainable and stylish, Perky Peach knows how to make saving the environment look good. With multifunctional in mind, Perky Peach’s designs can take you from your morning class to coffee date effortlessly. Whether you like your quirky prints or staple colours, Perky Peach has got you covered with a variety of designs that are made from recycled plastics and bamboo.
Black Gym Leggings – £40.00
Designed in Bondi and produced within an 80km radius of Taiwan, Nimble aims to help reduce wastage, packaging and transport. What’s more, Nimble’s signature fabrics Compresslite and Movelite are made form post-consumer use recycled plastic bottles. Choose from a variety of colours and styles, perfect for working out and part of your everyday wardrobe.
Back In Action Sports Bra – £82.00
Can you combine comfort with sustainability? Boody proves you can. Designed in Australia, Boody keeps comfort in mind by using earth-friendly materials like bamboo. Easy on the skin, hypoallergenic and highly breathable, this miracle plant produces one of the softest yarns available. Good for you and the planet.
Active Full Leggings – £49.95
It’s amazing to see more brands take on board the sustainable approach in activewear. From high quality, versatile styles and unique fabrics, what’s not to like about making conscious choices.