The Best Activewear Brands of 2021

The start of the year is by far the busiest time for gyms, yoga studios and fitness classes. The dedication to getting active and staying active in the new year can bring on a lot of questions for newbies. With so many activewear brands, it can be tough to decide which will provide you with the most comfort, best quality, performance and styles. Luckily, we are here to guide you through the 10 best activewear brands that need to make an appearance in your closet this year.


With patented compression-360™ technology, Ultracor athleticwear helps you burn calories during your recovery in high-quality, stylish gear.


Crafted from luxurious fabrics with uniquely sophisticated designs, Alala is dedicated to creating activewear that doubles as an effortless look outside of the gym.

Sweaty Betty

Unimpressed by typical workout-wear, Sweaty Betty is dedicated to creating styles that motivate you to get to the gym, stick to your goals and feel powerful while doing so.


 Focusing on women’s needs while being active, Carbon38 creates stylish, performance-driven pieces with a feminine touch.

Alo Yoga

 Inspired by the transformative powers of yoga, Alo Yoga designs clothing that can be worn in the studio or on the streets, much like they hope to motivate yogis to take their practice into aspects of their lives.


Dedicated to empowering women and creating clothing sustainably, Athleta is constantly improving their designs and generating environment-protecting methods of production.


Best known for their squat-proof leggings, Gymshark believes in creating activewear that will help gym-goers fearlessly unlock their full potential.

Outdoor Voices

Devoted to encouraging people to mix a little fun into their fitness routine, Outdoor Voices creates activewear that is suitable for exercise and recreation.


Using advanced Italian knitting technology, NUX pioneered the seamless trend back in 2007and has consistently produced high quality activewear ever since.

Girlfriend Collective

Supporting ethical and sustainable means of production, Girlfriend Collective uses recycled materials to create beautiful activewear, and accepts old pieces from their collection to be turned into new ones.