If the lady in your life loves to sweat, you’ll likely want to find her a gift that will keep her looking great—and feel like she’s working out hard. That’s where athletic wear women come in, as these brands specialize in making high-caliber activewear she can actually get use out of.
From a athletic wear women that earned a cult following to a pair of ultra-comfortable running shorts, these are the fitness pieces she’ll thank you for.
As the athleisure movement reaches new heights, retailers are focusing more and more on creating top-performing workout gear that’s also incredibly good-looking. This is a major shift from the days of the “old school” sportswear that was more about function and less about fashion.
Performance and Style: Must-Have Women’s Athletic Clothes for a Powerful Workout
But despite these gains, most of the major sportswear brands still struggle to compete with the likes of Lululemon and Athleta in the women’s market. According to Earnest Research, both brands have grown by double digits and are taking share from Nike and Under Armour.
But that doesn’t mean the female athlete is going away anytime soon. In fact, data suggests she’s even stronger than ever, as more women embrace the athletic look for work, play and everything in between. Whether it’s Lululemon’s famous legging or the latest streamlined running short from Austin-based Outdoor Voices, these brands are making clothes she can wear in any environment and make her feel good while doing it.