For most of us, myself included, working out and getting fit is at the top of my New Year’s Resolutions list. But usually by mid-January the pledge to workout is starting to look a bit shaky. One thing that I usually find that works to keep me motivated is to purchase new workout clothes!
It’s a little reward to keep on track, plus the cost keeps me motivated. Whether your activity of choice is hiking, biking, yoga or running the Seawall, here are some Canadian activewear brands that are really nailing the fashion part of your workout. Here’s to keeping our New Year’s Resolutions – at least ‘til March!
Public Myth is a local company that offers an amazing assortment of fun and on-trend patterns, which will totally make you want to get out there and start sweating off those holiday calories! The company offers a wide array of products including pants, shorts, sports bras, jackets and hoodies.
Pictured below are watercolour-inspired pants and a gorgeous sports bra. The bra has a great back detail and is also available in 8 stylish colours.
Tonic offers beautifully designed pieces that can be worn at the gym, yoga, tennis as well as lifestyle. Made and manufactured in Burnaby, Tonic makes all their products in a sustainable and environmentally responsible way. All of their pieces are timeless and come in a variety of colours from basic black to hot pink, and even pale blue – perfect for mixing and matching.
Michi is one of my favourites. The company offers some really fashion-forward pieces that you can easily take from the gym to a night on the town – truly! Michi is also a celebrity fav and has been sported by some major “it” girls. The company also offers swimwear. Some of the most notable pieces that are must haves are the:
Lolë is a Montreal-based company that offers everything from workout gear, to outerwear cozy dresses that you can throw on after your hot yoga class. Made with the idea that clothing should be functional, versatile, comfortable and yet still feminine. They also offer a wide array of cold weather active wear.
Titka Active Couture is a line of amazing lifestyle and workout clothes that is made in Toronto. The collection is so pretty that it just makes one feel like working out! I love these pretty pieces: