You know the feeling when you pull on a pair of brand-spanking-new tights and a cute crop to match? Even the laziest Netflix lover will admit that they feel like hitting the gym, if only for a second. Behold the exercise-inducing effects of activewear.
The mind works in mysterious ways. Somehow we feel motivated when we wear something appealing to the eye. If you ask me, we’re attempting to do the clothes justice – as we should!
So stop trawling through Instagram in search of some #fitspo. Open up your closet (or your online shopping tabs) and throw on something to inspire your summer bod. Prepare for a healthy dose of activewear inspiration. Stop frowning; it’ll be fun, I promise!
Summer is the perfect excuse to show some skin, and when it comes to crop tops we are spoilt for choice this season. Back detailing, scalloped edges, criss-crossed fronts and mesh are the designs of the moment. So take your pick and breathe some life into your look.
Oh and minimalists, you can never go wrong with monochrome.
Despite the rise in temperature, tights are essential all year round. Opt for something sheer or emblazoned with your favourite branding to add spice to the staple. Alternatively, leather-look shorts are a must-have for my fellow heat-haters. Make the most of the steamy weather and get a nice tan going while you work out.
Girly-girls, rejoice! It is now officially acceptable to wear matching sets past the age of five! Grab a gorgeous crop and tights (preferably something patterned or textured) and accessorise with a neutral over-shirt if desired. Lululemon have partnered with Brazilian textile artist Janaina Milheiro to create the Featherlight Collection, which dropped on November 28 and is available for five weeks. Our editor Christie Sutherland has tried and tested the collection and swears by the feather-embedded, handcrafted silk designs for their amazing breathability and lightweight feel - perfect for the Australian Summer!
Make working out all the more exciting with some fresh, new-season activewear. You’ll look as good as you feel in no time!
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