Sustainable activewear for an eco-friendly workout

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ctivewear hasn't always been good for the planet - it's often made from synthetic materials that don't biodegrade. Thankfully, though, more ethical activewear brands are embracing recycled materials and eco-friendly alternatives to make more sustainable work out clothes. Here's our roundup!

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Darcy Sports Bra by Olly Olly & co.

£52

 Beautiful ballet inspired back detail on this medium to low impact sports bra. Double lined for extra coverage with a softer inner lining to glide smoothly against your skin. Super comfortable, supportive and stylish. Made using regenerated nylon yarn from the ocean. Supports you and supports the sea, high fives all around. 

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Black tribal print leggings by Zola Eve

£75

Designed and made sustainably in the UK from recycled materials.

 

These stunning black and white chrome coloured leggings with tribal design panels are a classic design to compliment any activewear collection.

 

Designed like a second skin with a high waistband to support you through your workout. They also include a discreet front pocket ideal for holding your gym pass.

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Aster seamless long sleeve crop top by Tala

£37

Sustainably made from 92% recycled materials, and high-compression, sweat-wicking, and antibacterial fabric, you can work out with confidence in this crop top from Tala.

Matching leggings are also available.

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Balletto gym top by Scultura Activewear

£64

This buttery soft, full length gym top is lightweight and sustainable. Perfect for all your fitness activities, this classic full length sports top is designed to sit softly against your skin allowing you to move freely. 

With it’s unique strap that can be styled in two flattering ways, this training sports top is an essential mix and match piece to support you in all your fitness efforts. 

Made with super soft premium sports tech fabric created from ECONYL® regenerated yarn. Hand made in an ethically compliant factory in London. 

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Long sleeve swimsuit by Deakin & Blue

£130

This sleek, elegant and versatile longsleeve swimsuit is perfect surfing, swimming or simply styling under denim shorts at the poolside bar.

Made from ECONYL® – a 100% regenerated nylon fibre made from post-consumer waste such as old fishing nets and industrial plastic. 

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Versatile vest top by Red Jasper

£43

This soft and comfy long line vest top is perfect for any exercise session, with design features that will ensure you’re super confident of full coverage where you need it.

 

Made with a beautiful, natural lyocell/cotton mix fabric that’s thick enough for the chillier autumn/winter months, It has a lovely flattering round neckline and high back neck, wider shoulder straps, snug fitting armholes and extra length which will provide a flattering supportive fit for all shapes and sizes.

Racerback sports bra by Boody

£39.95

This sports bra is a basic must-have for any active wardrobe. Intended to provide medium, everyday support it’s perfect for gym workouts, yoga sessions and active weekends. The racer-back shape, wide straps and underbust ribbing deliver ultimate comfort while the round neckline provides extra coverage. 

Made from viscose derived from organically-grown bamboo, harvested in FSC-certified fields.

Fordsland bamboo joggers by BAM Bamboo Clothing

£34.50

Designed for comfort. Made from a supersoft brush backed bamboo and organic cotton blend with a drawstring waist and cuffed ankles.

This dense, double-knit fabric has a fleecy brushed inner but as it’s bamboo it’s even softer and even more comfortable. It’s moisture-managing and breathable so offers all year round versatility.

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