Search the hashtags #Sustainability, #Fashion and #Fitness on Tiktok and you’ll be hit with over one billion views, a piece. Slice down the natural cross-section of the three, and you’ll land on the growing landscape of sustainable activewear. Throw in a pinch of body inclusivity to arrive smack-bang into the territory of Aussie activewear label, dk active.
Designed mindfully for different bodies and activities, this collection wants to make you feel good from the inside out. Championing sustainable materials and construction, each garment is designed for longevity and an inclusive range of bodies. Whether an active day means running errands and smashing your to-do list, or crushing pb’s at the gym, dk is designed to support you.
Available in a range of levels, from low to high support, and up to a size 24, dk aims to ensure you feel cool, comfortable and secure. A crop to work up a sweat in without falling out of? Tights with a little extra height at the top? Bike shorts that will take you from benchpress to brunch? All covered. And all made to last, reducing your garment consumption and giving the planet a break.
Knowing that sustainability touches all aspects of the supply chain, dk is manufactured in Australia and all deliveries are made via 100% carbon offset delivery partners and sent in non-toxic, biodegradable satchels made from plants. Proving consistent attention to detail, even the sticky tape used to secure your goodies is made from biodegradable materials.
As much as making a sustainable choice gets the feel-good juices flowing, a cheeky discount doesn’t hurt either. Use the code URBAN15 for $15 off your order when you spend a minimum of $50.
Keen to invest in some threads that will support your body as well as the planet? Read on for our top picks from the collection.
Millennia Bike Pant
Created from pre and post-consumer waste such as fishing nets and other nylon waste, these bike shorts are a go-to for workouts and active days. A high waist style provides support to the core without being restrictive and a baby’s breath pattern brings all the personality. Buy yours here.
Perfect for the chilly weather, this pullover is perfect for layering to keep the cold out while you work up a sweat. Cut at the hip, and featuring cuffed sleeves, the Harley easily slips under a jacket for cooler days and detailing around the neck ensures it holds its own as a stand out staple. Buy yours here.
Made from high-performance material and constructed for all activity types, this crop will provide secure support as well as sleek style. Thick straps and a compression fit also work to aid in muscular recovery post-practice, meaning the Lay-Up will work hard for you all day long. Buy yours here.
Odessa ⅞ Tight
Comfort and style join forces with these tights cut from moister wicking material. The Elixir Supplex fabric has a brushed matte finish while staying light and breathable, and the high waistband provides style and support. Buy yours here.
If we told you these pants are made from recycled water bottles, would you believe us? Well, we’re truth-tellers only, and these soft and flattering joggers are made with dk’s Revive Recycled Ribbed fabric. A soft and flexible finish and all-important pockets make these a go-to staple for an active day. Buy yours here.
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