18 Sustainable Activewear Brands We Love
Whether you’re an avid runner or yoga enthusiast, having comfy and eco-friendly athletic wear at your disposal is always a plus. From flexible leggings to colorful crop tops, you’ll be sure to find pieces to fit your active lifestyle. Here are 18 sustainable activewear brands to add to your wardrobe today!
Purusha People designs hand-dyed and silkscreened yoga garments in small batches, so you can look and feel your best while you travel through your flow. Choose from stylish selections like the Prairie Mushy Moon Forest Fiber Leggings, or the Redwood Moon Forest Fiber Shorts.
Threads 4 Thought (T4T) was founded in 2006 with the goal of creating eco-friendly casual wear while also supporting communities in need. T4T sources sustainable materials like organic cotton, recycled polyester, and lenzing modal to design comfy and supportive activewear sets, such as our favorite, the strappy sports bra in heirloom and the crossover waist pocket legging in heirloom. In addition, T4T uses a portion of its profits to benefit refugee communities through its partnership with the International Rescue Committee.
NOIZE creates sustainable and cruelty-free activewear using organic cotton. Crush your next spin class in the Tracy-02 tank top and Josie-02 shorts, both of which come in stylish colors such as Rose, Lavender, Cocoa, Stone, and Olive. Use promo code VEGOUT15 for 15% off your entire purchase!
Designed in Downtown Los Angeles with sustainable fabrics, Wolven creates activewear in colorful, earth-inspired prints for nature-lovers, yogis, and fitness enthusiasts alike. The Amalfi Cropped Rash Guard top comes in a beautifully designed pattern with turquoise sleeves, ideal for wearing on your next fall hike!
Reprise is a woman-owned company that fashions plant-based athletic wear designed with comfort and breathability in mind. The brand uses Tencel fibers that are sourced from sustainably managed eucalyptus trees to create women’s athletic leggings, shorts, and sports bras. In addition, Reprise also offers workout accessories such as scrunchies and yoga mats.
ourCommonplace is a one-stop shop for fashion-forward, ethical, and sustainable activewear. The online shop features items such as sports bras, tank tops, biker shorts, and leggings from eco-conscious brands like 1 People, Alana Athletica, Leon Nord, and more!
Whether you’re an avid surfer or enjoy long hikes through the mountains, Kaira Active’s thoughtfully designed clothing offers the durability needed to get you through your daily adventures. The Isla Top (available in navy/GEO print design) is made from recycled fishnets to create a luxuriously soft feel, and can be worn to hot yoga, the beach, the airport, or all of the above!
Do what feels good for your body while looking fabulous in comfortable yet stylish and sustainable activewear from Satva. Slay your favorite workout in the Athena Mid-Rise Legging, which pairs perfectly with the Atara Bra. The brand also offers activewear for men and kids, as well as face masks made from organic cotton.
People Tree is a UK-based company that has been pioneering sustainable fashion since 1991. The Yoga Cross Back Top in black is made from a supportive and thick organic cotton to provide comfortable flexibility as you move through your flow. In addition to cozy sports bras, you’ll also find leggings, crop tops, trousers, and more!
This Colorado-based company is committed to using organic cotton and partners with Fair Trade Certified factories to create quality activewear while also uplifting communities and protecting the environment. Keep warm on your morning jog with the Lightweight Hoodie, which comes in cadet blue heather and mallard heather colors.
Activewear made from bamboo? You got it! Boody creates their clothing from organic bamboo plants using an eco-friendly processing system, resulting in a silky soft feel you’ll want to wear both in and out of the gym. The Active Blended High-Waisted Full leggings are available in a dark grey marl color and have pockets attached on both sides, perfect for holding your keys, headphones, or any other items you might take on an adventure.
Organic Basics offers sustainable and functional activewear for both men and women using materials such as recycled nylon. The clothing is also treated with Polygiene, a silver salt solution which prevents the growth of odor-causing bacteria so you can spend more time perfecting your downward dog and less time traveling to the laundry room. Choose from styles like the SilverTech Active Leggings (sea blue, black, and burgundy colors available), or the SilverTech Active Long Sleeve Tee (sea blue, black, forest green, and stone grey colors available).
Feel smooth as (vegan) butter in the athletic wear from Alternative Apparel, which is made using materials such as organic cotton, post-consumer recycled polyester, and even wood (yes, wood)! The mens and womens hoodies are perfect for evening walks with your boo or for pulling over your gym clothes on brisk fall days. We like to warm up with the Terry Cropped Raw Edge Hoodie (available in blue, rose wine, grey, sky blue, coral, and purple), and the Eco-Cozy Fleece Pullover Hoodie (available in black, white, apple red, and heather grey).
Groceries Apparel offers sustainable mens and womens athletic wear made from materials such as organic and recycled cotton, eucalyptus, recycled plastic, hemp, and vegetable dye. All of the activewear is 100% nontoxic, so you can feel and look your best whether you’re running on the treadmill or perfecting your handstand at the yoga studio. Show off your eco-friendly style in the Cami Crop top or the Unisex Vee t-shirt.
An innovator in the fashion industry, Nature Hommage uses sustainable techno-fabrics to create their beautifully designed and eco-friendly clothing. The Panel Leggings (available in sand, forest, and stone colors), are made with recycled ECONYL, an ultra-silky recycled Italian performance yarn, and can be worn during your favorite spin class or on errands around the town.
Ably designs functional, flexible, and fashionable activewear made from eco-friendly materials such as Filium, a technology that makes natural fabrics repel liquids, stains, and odors while still remaining soft and breathable. The Women’s Rib Cuffs Sweatpants can be worn while lifting weights or working from home, and come in a variety of colors such as sage and riviera (blue). The Men’s Lightweight French Terry Joggers (available in grey and black) are also ideal for crushing workouts or lounging on the couch—you choose!
Designed for the active minimalist, Eleven44 offers athletic wear for both men and women using sustainable fabrics like organic cotton, bamboo, and linen. Look chic at your next fitness class in the Printed High Waist Leggings, which will lift and tone your curves just like shapewear. The Mens Black Leggings are also perfect for the gym and can be worn as streetwear for an athleisure look.
Whether you’re jogging up hills or getting your sweat on at pilates, Mono B’s Eco + Recycled line features comfy, eco-friendly activewear to support all kinds of fitness endeavors. The Art-Deco Bra is made with moisture-wicking recycled material and adjustable straps for full coverage and support, and pairs perfectly with the High-Rise Art-Deco Leggings.
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