Let’s face it. The lack of plus-size activewear outfits that boost your confidence is seriously off-putting when you’re actually trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution. Plus-size activewear options have been limited for years now. In fact, one of our go-to reasons to avoid the gym is always “none of my activewear is comfortable.”
Don’t let your clothes get in the way of stretching it out in yoga or taking that jog you’ve always promised yourself. Thanks to a few revolutionaries in the fashion industry, there’s now a range of super stylish, comfortable, and affordable looks on the market for sizes 14 and up!
Look Forward to Heading to the Gym with These Plus-Size Activewear Brands
Founded by plus-size model Candice Huffine, Day Won offers high-quality clothing designed to help women feel powerful at any size. Most pieces are black and white. Some feature muted tones so they can easily be mixed and matched to pieces you already have in your wardrobe. Sizes range from 0 to 32W, and although the collection is small, everything is under $100!
Forever 21 fans know that the biggest advantage is not only the massively huge selection of trend-focused styles at great prices but also its inclusive range of stylish pieces. This also applies to their activewear assortment, which has lots of options to choose from! The range includes key workout pieces for different forms and levels of activity, from mesh-paneled leggings to high-impact sports bras.
The founder of Katie K, Katie Kozloff, got the idea for her clothing line while working as a personal trainer. It may come as a shock to some that Kozloff herself isn’t a plus-size woman. Her curvy clients would complain that there wasn’t any stylish workout clothing that they could find, so Katie decided to found her own clothing brand. The Katie K Active Collection features trending bright colors and fashion-forward prints, catering to women from sizes 2 to 24.
Rachel Blumfield decided to start her own brand, which is the Manifesta, to help women look great and feel amazing. With each shipment, they send a magnet for shoppers to write their goals, dreams, and messages of self-love and inspiration. Find the perfect piece for you, at the perfect price of $30–$80. Sizes range from S to 5X!
Addition Elle offers a range of plus-size activewear, from performance-focused to athleisure apparel. Addition Elle is one of Canada’s largest plus-size retailers and has been in the business of serving plus-size women in fitness and fashion for 30 years. Available in sizes up to 4X, Addition Elle wants their customers to feel “confident, beautiful, and included in the fashion world.”
Fabletics by Kate Hudson offers affordable, fashionable fitness apparel in chic prints and styles. In 2017, the brand extended its sizes up to 3X. Fabletics offers a range of gear, from leggings to bras, in a range of styles and sizes to suit your needs. Though the line has a slightly different offering from the main Fabletics line, it features many of the same styles in a more inclusive range of sizes. You don’t have to be a member to shop at Fabletics, but signing up for a VIP membership will get you monthly outfits at discounted prices!
Torrid has an awesome line of plus-size activewear, so you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for, along with a great price point of $20–$60. Torrid offers a range of activewear looks to fit every style and budget. Plus, their company has a policy of not using forced or child labor, so you can feel good wearing them. What’s better? The retailer makes it super easy to shop outfit sets! You don’t have to scour the site looking for complementary pieces to complete your plus-size activewear wardrobe.
Who doesn’t love Old Navy? The clothing chain has some pretty awesome plus-size activewear to choose from, as well as fabulous prices ranging from $20 to $40! The mass retailer was one of the first companies to offer activewear in plus sizes, with most active pieces coming in sizes up to 4X. All the looks are designed for ultimate comfort and support.
JunoActive doesn’t just stop at plus-size activewear. It also sells everything from swimwear to intimates! And with their high quality of fabrics, they’re sure to last long and stand up to the most strenuous workout. Plus, they’ve got a pretty great price point, ranging from $30 to $70. JunoActive founder Anne Kelly started the brand in 1995 with the goal of giving plus-size women better technical fabrics and fitness clothing specially tailored to their bodies. Available in sizes up to 6X.
If you love family-owned businesses, Rainbeau Curves is the perfect activewear brand for you. Founded in San Francisco over 30 years ago, their clothing is made out of premium performance fabrics to suit your every exercise need. The brand offers apparel in a range of prints and styles in both its activewear line and new athleisure line, City Collection. Priced around $30–$40, they’re reasonable as well.
Happy shopping, queens!