Good Looking and Functional Exercise Clothes

Ladies, throw out the ratty t-shirts and old gym shorts.


You invest in other parts of your wardrobe, so why not gather up some functional, stylish workout clothes? After all, feeling good and looking good go hand in hand.

For Running:
A burst of pink will wake up your workout wardrobe and make you easily visible to motorists when you’re out running. For support, C9, Champion’s sportswear line for Target, makes some of the most affordable, comfortable and functional sports bras you can find. Finish things off with Nike’s classic shorts, a must-have for runners. Not only are they lightweight, but the Dri-FIT fabric keeps you dry and comfortable. Plus, with over 25 colors, there’s bound to be a pair that matches your running shoes.

Performance Pullover, $65, Puma

C9 Seamless Racer Back Bra, $14.99, Target

Nike Tempo Track Short, $28, Zappos

For Yoga:
Tripping over your yoga pants? These come in different lengths so you can find the perfect size. The cotton jersey material and slim fit will allow you to downward dog in comfort. Up top, a soft, quick drying cotton sweatshirt is perfect for the yoga studio as well as lounging around the house, and this t-shirt is the perfect balance of being loose but not too clingy. The burnout pattern gives it additional breathability.

Slim Flare Gym Pant, $29.50, Aerie

Calvin Klein Performance Tie-Dye Hoodie, $59, Lord & Taylor

Under Armour Burnout T-shirt, $27.99, Under Armour

For Tennis:
Turn heads at the tennis club with the fun print on this dress, or go for a more traditional skirt. Inspired by Maria Sharapova, this one has built in shorts and is made of soft jersey fabric that whisks sweat away, while the mesh on the bottom looks cute on the court.

Graphic Mesh Running Dress, $75, Puma

Maria Ace Tennis Skirt, $65 Nike

The Gym Bag
Sure, a duffle will do, but for multitasking bags that look smart at the gym or the office, try either of these generously sized bags with interior pockets.

Marc by Marc Jacobs Nylon Tote, $198, Shopbop

Nylon Tote, $275, Kate Spade

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