There’s something motivating about trendy gym gear. Yes, we can simply throw on an old T-shirt, a pair of old tracksuit pants and those ancient takkies… but looking good and fashionable at the gym makes us want to push ourselves a little harder, don’t you agree? If you have a weakness for gym apparel, then check out these stores.
Published: 5 Nov 2018
For some of the best fitness fashion around, there’s
. This clothing brand is more than just a label, it’s a way of life. They understand that you’re more likely to feel motivated when looking good, so whether you’re looking for something on-trend, sporty, sexy or stylish, you’ll certainly find something to suit your needs here. From accessories, shorts and tank tops to shoes, sports bras, jackets, they have it all! You can either shop online or visit one of their stores in Sandton City, Nicolway Bryanston, Menlyn Maine, Ballito Junction, Gateway, V&A Waterfront or Sea Point.
Whether you’re a competitive fitness professional or a beginner looking to get your hands on stunning gym gear, the #BoostBabe family at
is the place to go. There’s a wide selection of colours to choose from and the best part is that you can customise your gear. If you need specialised alterations (lengthening, shortening, top adjustments), they’ll gladly assist to ensure the perfect fit. Boost Gymwear is popular among well-known athletes and in gyms. Take your pick from their selection of crop tops, racer-back vests, shorts, tights, accessories and even dancewear. You can order online and it’ll be couriered right to your door.
A brand that is in pursuit of constant innovation,
caters for the serious athlete and fitness fanatic. With their devotion to fitness gear, you can be assured of excellent quality, no matter your activity requirements. Under Armour values optimal performance and offers shoes, vests, sports bras, T-shirts, hoodies and much more. They also design shoes and gear for specific needs and activities. Whether hiking, running, volleyball or training, Under Armour has you, well, armed.
One thing that we need to take into consideration when picking the perfect gym apparel is that it doesn’t compromise on our performance while we work out. With this in mind,
creates high-quality gym gear collections that are on-trend, practical and functional, all proudly made in South Africa. They offer fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts (guys or girls) a wide range of signature T-shirts, vests, caps, hoodies and accessories to choose from. You can either find a stockist in the city (TTT Nutrition stores) or shop online.
Ladies, you have a fitness spirit animal in
Spiritgirl. The girls behind this label have a passion for nature, design and an active lifestyle. The brand is particularly yoga-conscious, so if you’re looking for the very best in comfortable yoga pants, be sure to check them out. Patterns and designs are reminiscent of nature and when you wear their products, you will be playing a part in conservation. Plastic bottles that are environmentally harmful are recycled and remade into PET, which, in turn, is woven into your pants! We think this is something worth supporting. You can order online or shop at
has some irresistible international and local brands, including Maaji and Aldo Martins. Colourbox prides themselves on sourcing the most beautiful, unique and vibrant clothing. When you walk into one of their stores, you will leave feeling and looking gorgeous. So, why not feel fabulous while you work out at the gym? There is something in their stores to suit every style and personality. Maaji, the Colombian brand that specialises in exquisite swimwear, also makes magnificent activewear of the highest quality.
Sister to the Dranged collection for men,
Ultimate Wildcat gives ladies a stunning collection of crop tops, tank tops, track pants, knickers, shorts, pullover jerseys, tights, dresses, hoodies, duffel bags and shorts. They have everything you need to get you ready to visit the gym. We wish we could take the entire collection home with us – everything is so beautiful. There’s nothing wrong with stocking up on different styles to suit the weather, your mood, your style and, well, basically anything. Visit them online and order your favourites. You’ll love it.
understands that women want to feel beautiful and confident while living a healthy, fit lifestyle, which is why they have come up with a brand that you’ll absolutely love. Double Olympic South African triathlete, Mari Rabie, and fashion designer, Annelize Kotze, joined forces to bring this unique brand to life, ensuring you have gym gear that offers everything you need to feel comfortable and stylish. They pay close attention to detail, ensuring only the best quality garments that include pocket details, lovely rose-gold foil print, pretty stitching, beautiful packaging and a personalised experience. Our favourite? The Beleave Bomber!