Give Your Activewear A Punchy Springtime Update With This Edit Of Ultra Bright Workout Gear

By Sammy Preston
4th Oct 2020

Models wearing new season P.E Nation activewear.

Whether you’re an activewear-only-at-the-gym kind of person, or these days it’s your full-time uniform—a pop of colour in your athleisure wardrobe can really pack a punch. You might have shied away from neon, hot pink, lime green, and bright tie-dye in the past, especially in the realm of Pilates get-up, but we reckon now is the perfect time to embrace the universe’s more energetic hues.

It seems the world of activewear is on the same wavelength, with some of our favourite players—P.E Nation, Beach Riot, Jaggad, and Adam Selman Sport—all leaning into big, bold, vibey colours guaranteed to bring the energy to your next jog (or Zoom session). On the menu of trending tints and tones right now are lilacs, cherry reds, Barbie hot pinks, and 8-bit video game greens. Who knows—maybe a jolt of vibrant colour is just the right spark to see you all the way into the silly season and the end of this weird, crazy year.  

Don’t be afraid. Here are 11 new and extra bright activewear pieces we’ve been eyeing off.

P.E Nation Cherry And Lilac Collision Sports Bra

Price: $79

From P.E Nation's ever-expanding conscious collection, this cherry-meets lilac crop is part of the brand new "On Track" collection. Shop it here

Beach Riot Katrina Legging

Price: $137

This SoCal activewear slash beachwear label has been totally blowing up in 2020. If you're ready to embrace a pair of bright, stand-out tights, Beach Riot should really be your go-to. We love these hot pink ribbed tights with their sweet and flattering surplice waistline. Shop here

Jaggad Malawi Racerback Tank

Price: $49.95

There's a lot to love about a powdery cornflower blue tank from Aussie activewear heroes Jaggad—the colour of soft windy skies and faded denim, it'll totally put you in a clear sky mood. Shop it here

Sixth June Tie-Dye Boyfriend Sweatshirt

Price: $90

Keep the cosy vibes alive in this tie-dyed blue, green, and washed out yellow sweatshirt. Shop here

All Access Chorus Stretch Sports Bra

Price: $117

Channel Elle Woods in this Malibu Barbie-esque hue from NYC-based activewear label All Access. It's perfect to jazz up your medium to low-impact workouts like barre, yoga, or Pilates. Shop here

New Balance 860v11-B Fresh Foam Sneakers

Price: $220

New Balance recently updated its super-popular running shoe with "Fresh Foam" for an enhanced, cushiony experience that we reckon feels like you're gliding across the clouds. We love this bright blue sky colourway too—shop your pair here

AARMY Lima Printed Tank Top

Price: $95

Who better to start an activewear line than the gurus that train Beyonce? AARMY founders are Akin Akman and Angela Davis and we're sure they chose this fiery orange to help amp up the workout vibes. Shop it here

Adam Selman Sport Velvet-Trimmed Leopard Print Leggings

Price: $154

Is Joe Exotic responsible for animal print's recent comeback? Probably. Take it to the next level in these Adam Selman leggings

Under Armour Branded Waistband Tights

Price: $75

There's hot pink, and then there's this faded fluoro candy pink—a sort of watermelon shade that will have you thinking about the well-earned spritz or rosé you'll be sipping when the workout is done. Shop here

Beats By Dre Solo Pro Wireless Headphones

Price: $429.95

Make your commitment to colour more immersive and keep the beats alive with these pop-bright Active Noise Cancelling headphones from the one and only Beats by Dre. Shop here

Cotton On Body Active Love You A Latte Bike Shorts

Price: $25

This shade has been dubbed "lemonade zest" and we reckon it's the perfect shade to add to your next spin sesh or your breezy Sunday morning hike. Shop here

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Image credit: P.E Nation

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