Yoga clothing brands have traditionally lagged behind other sportswear companies in the fashion stakes due to a concentration by the major players on more 'athletic' sports like soccer and tennis.
That's all changed now. Leggings are the first related boost to yoga's gentle and simple appeal, showing that a slim frame can look stunning unaccompanied or dressed-up with a black leotard. Athleisure is the term to describe what millennials are already wearing and what millennial models began getting paid to wear – leggings with a hoodie and white sneakers or jeans with a sports bra and leather jacket. It's not just black leggings anymore, its fashion – take your pick from this diverse selection this year.
Focusing on function and fun over formality and stringent fashion concerns, the Canadian brand provides a toned template which can be kept simple in a myriad of color schemes or is useful as a base for more diverse athleisure looks. The key to their mid-price point success is high quality garments and soft butter-like fabric. Add complementary accoutrements like a sweater or winter jacket to suit the weather and your next destination.
There are subtle or stark differences in yoga wear styles according to different brands. The color tone of Ultractor gravitates toward a dark color paired with conspicuous prints which are different from Lulumelon's friendly bright palette. Of course, they are both beautiful and practical, but geared towards those who want a little bespoke acknowledgement when they're working out or need a cozy wearing for shopping hard. Ultracor leggings are famed for their side star patterning … or velvet slashes anyone?
No Ka Oi
Don't be bothered by the weird pronunciation. The arty appearance of their website is inspired by Hawaii assertions. It is a seriously good active wear that can provide customers the inspirations that were presented in fashion weeks runway. But they can be easily simplified into some very practical and utilitarian parts for your daily activewear. If their edgier looks don't exactly fit the yoga mould that you think, then just forget the mold. It is the 21st century, we need to find something new!
Sustainability has moved from being the buzzword around fashion week to a concern that brands such as Prada, Stella McCartney and even Vogue magazine are determined to tackle via a commitment to recycling and carbon-neutral initiatives. Manduka yoga mats feature dense, well-made, high quality and ensure they can be used for a long time. And they dedicated to being involved in environmental protection and using the best, recyclable materials.
The 2019 New Yorker article shows the importance of active-wear for fashion retail in the coming decade, and Outdoor Voices is one of the rising fashion activewear brands in recent years. It blends social media savvy and design expertise and focuses on community group and customer engagement. Fashion has become an extension of all other aspects in the world rather than simply a look that you purchase. Like collaboration they have made with A.P.C., Teva and so on, fashion can be involved in your daily activewear and the clothing will not be limited to a product but can also be your personal slogan to show your fashion sense.
How to select yoga clothing to attend a yoga studio and how to select yoga clothing that can sculpt the sensuous lines you might expect. Here comes the Varley. Varley creates some seriously beautiful yoga wear that it promotes as a 'second skin' – flesh colored or clay zebra effect or spotted prints give Varley a risqué quality, with added strings. You can choose from low, medium to high support according to the different activities you will participate for the best breast protection and being your most stunning, active self.
'Sporty with attitude' to the core of all the yoga clothing brands. Well, PE Nation shows its attitude obviously. It most looks like a fashion brand that collaborated with a major sportswear, strong sense! The name is simple but powerful and you will never forget it. While 'The Nation' also branches out into more street-oriented athleisure pieces like denim and sweatshirts. Each of their collection is full of idea and energy to where athleisure is quickly moving – between studio, running track, mountain and even bus stop!
Well, well, well. A tendency to scoff at the exaggerated price tag or exaggerated aesthetic, you will not firstly consider Chanel, Gucci or some other luxury brands since they don't always release sportswear and can't be that practical as you expect, moreover, they are expensive. If you really want luxury sportswear fashion, this sports suit (jacket and pants are sold separately) from Gucci is a good choice. But it is better for on-the-move not gym.
Ready to Stretch
So there you have it, yoga brands to suit most temperaments and body types, from work day practicality to the heights of eccentric couture. With one or two of these looks in the bag you can accessorize and hybridize to explore your heart's content, and get down seriously for Mountain Pose. Inner peace at last.