Getting sweaty never looked so good with these awesome and affordable sports clothing brands, yoga outfits and activewear
Whether you’re a yoga bunny sweating it out in a prenatal yoga or hot yoga class, or pounding the parks for some outdoor running highs, your choice of activewear can make or break your workout. Ok so maybe that’s a lil dramatic, but having some super fine sports attire to flex in wouldn’t be the worst reason in the world to keep up your fitness routine, would it? So where you gonna shop for affordable activewear in Singapore?
Activewear for all kinds of exercise
You know those sexy High Rise Bondage Leggings you’ve seen on the most legs in your exercise class? The black fitness activewear pants with mesh panels at the front, showing skin in all the right places? You can get those from Base Athletica. They stock a multitude of trendy brands including loved Aussie labels P.E Nation, Running Bare and L’urv Sportswear, and, Onzie and ANDI from the US and even swimsuit brands like Seafolly plus a few choice pieces for men. With sports bags and other accessories in uber fashionable designs and protein powder and snacks on offer, it’s pretty much a one-stop sports shop Mecca.
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Cotton On is the place to head to when you want seriously cheap activewear from sports bras, to crop tops, tanks, hoodies, and pants and tights. Nudge up the dollars and there’s the Cotton On Premium and COAR activewear ranges where the extra technology goes into compression and moisture wicking fabrics – exactly what we need here in sweaty Singers! Head to your nearest branch (they’re all over the island), or go online where there’s currently a mega sale on — we spotted racer tanks from as low as $10, crop tops from $15, and fitness pants at $15.
FittaActive was set up by two sport enthusiasts in Singapore and stocks yoga wear for the strong woman. Looking for sports bras, workout tops, activewear leggings, and other yoga outfits? FittaActive has chic and unique designs in high-performance moisture-wicking fabrics so when you get sweaty, this activewear keeps you cool. You’ll be stoked to know that their activewear is at pocket-friendly prices, too (sports bras and bottoms both start at $39 each). Activewear bottoms are big on colour, and the yoga bras are bang on trend with their multiple straps — great for daily wear, yoga, gym, running and other light-to-medium intensity sports.
Omgoing was set up by two sisters in Singapore — one into yoga, the other into body combat. They carry 11 international brands including Alo yoga, Flexi Lexi, Glyder, Montiel, Liquido Active, and Yoga design lab. Take a peek at their activewear collections and you’ll notice all their gear is stylish, super versatile and ultimately comfortable so you’d be just as happy wearing their stretchy pants to Pilates as you would to school pick up! Best thing? All their activewear has been tried and tested for Singapore’s humid climate so it’s ideal for workouts here. Pssst! Having trouble sizing up? Check out their online help desk for queries on sizing.
First timers to Omgoing will get a cool 12% off all activewear shopping with discount code ‘sassy12’ just for us! (That’s a pretty sweet deal as VIPs only get 10% off!). Plus they ship FREE in Singapore!
Rangoon seeks to enable you to live each moment mindfully and inspire positive change (they go the extra mile and get behind community events, too). Rangoon was set up by a yoga instructor and ex-Spartan racer, so you can be sure that their timeless contemporary activewear designs have the wearer’s physical activity in mind (it’s not just about fashion here!). Rangoon designs their activewear in-house so those looking for unique pieces check out their collection online. They offer free returns/exchanges and have a pick up and redelivery service too — how convenient is that!?
Sparks activewear is a newcomer to the sports gear market but it’s one to keep an eye on. Their lifestyle philosophy is ‘look good, live good and do good’ through working out and charity. Both founders are from charity backgrounds and they continue their mission to give back through this activewear brand where 5% proceeds go towards the customer’s choice of charity! We love the affordable price point of the activewear – everything from sports bras to yoga leggings (around $50). Leggings are super comfortable with lovely soft material and…drum roll..pockets! Plus they don’t compromise on fashion – cue pink mesh leggings! Shopping is free for orders over $60 (it comes from Hong Kong so allow up to 8 days).
Sassy Mama readers can get a 10% discount when using the code SPARKSXSASSY10
Yumi Active was founded with the goal to bring modern workout clothes and accessories to everyday women. With head-turning activewear designs and beautiful custom made fabrics that are the result of an obsession with quality, Yumi brings a little of the runway to you as you head to the gym, yoga studio or running track! Their activewear has 4-way stretch, softness, quick dry with antimicrobial finishing for better hygiene, bacteria and odour management – something you don’t see in most activewear brands available today! All designs and prints are created in-house, and feature collections with distinctly Asian-inspired prints such as Singapore’s national flower, the Vanda Miss Joaquim, and Peranakan tile motifs.
Uniqlo is another spot we head to when we just want the staple activewear and fitness gear at a good price, no nonsense. Simple seamless racerbacks from $29.90 and more fancy crossbra camisoles plus comfy gym t-shirts are all on offer here (search out one of their many stores to try on styles and sizes before you buy). Their AIRism fabric, has DRY and Cool Touch technology to wick away the sweat.
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Under Armour was an early player on the moisture-wicking activewear scene with their legendary Heat Gear, which keeps you cool and dry, even in the Singapore heat. We’re big fans of their leggings and sports bras – particularly in the new Vanish collection, which is super-silky, stretchy, and dries faster than ever without absorbing sweat. You can usually score some pretty sweet deals at their outlet, too.