These sports shops in Singapore offer sleek activewear and athleisure threads that take you from spin class to savasana in absolute style.
Sure, it’s all in the mind, but finding the right workout clothes can make you feel invincible in the gym – it’s probably why we take our sportswear as seriously as our workouts. With the athleisure phenomena in play, kickass fitness threads are taking us from the office to the yoga studio (with one less bag to tote around). If you’re all about looking good while sweating it out, check out our guide to the best sports shops for activewear in Singapore. But we won’t judge if you get into your yoga gear just to go out for a coffee…
Where to shop for activewear in Singapore
1. Perk by Kate
This local brand is known for its exquisite selection of lingerie but it’s also recently ventured into the athleisure world. Sizes range from S to XXL with products in colours that include burnt orange, sage green, dusty blue and slate grey. You’ll be comfy in these standout threads while you’re working that bod!
Perk by Kate, 134A Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068600
2. Fitta Active
Founded by sisters Debbie and Jamie, Fitta Active aims to provide affordable, high-quality and inclusive sizes for all. Take your pick from sports bras, leggings, shorts, loose tank tops and crop tops in vibrant colours. Sizes for selected items go up to 3XL. Psst: some pieces are also made from recycled materials like plastic water bottles.
Fitta Active, #04-119A, Far East Plaza, 14 Scotts Road, Singapore 228213 and online
3. Anya Active
We’re all hearts for Anya Active’s ethos. Anya, which means grace, is all about being kind to your body and adopting the best version of yourself. Upgrade your HIIT, yoga or cardio sessions with breathable shorts, leggings with pockets, and tank tops. Made from sweat-wicking and stretchy material, these pieces help maximise your range of movement – no matter your workout. In fact, each item goes through various rounds of testing. The sizes range from XS to 2XL.
Anya Active, L3, Klatch @ Getspaces, 34 Upper Weld Road, Singapore 207391 and online
4. Yumi Active
We found a couple of reasons to add Yumi Active to your radar! These pieces are created with customised miSkin – a light performance fabric that’s breathable and super comfy with quick-dry technology so you won’t feel icky after sweating it out. Plus, we’re not complaining about the pretty motif designs inspired by blooms from East Asia, or the sleek mesh collections.
Yumi Active, Level 2, 364 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427609 and online
Back in 2018, founder Nawal Alhaddad set out to find more inclusive activewear for muslimahs when she realised her hijab was getting in the way of her workout. She founded Glowco along the way and the rest is history. You’ll find comfy and chic modest activewear threads at this sports shop in Singapore. That includes non-slip shawls and sports hijabs with breathable fabrics, earphone-friendly inlets, and other inclusive activewear brands.
Glowco, #01-19, Yo:Ha Tampines, 6 Tampines Street 92, Singapore 528893 and online
6. Gym Wear Movement
This one’s created with the Asian frame in mind – that includes petite, curvy and modern activewear! Gym Wear Movement knocks it out of the park with eye-catching pastel hues, sleek designs and comfy threads you can wear outside of your workout. The brand even has a style guide with home, workout, leisure and workwear inspo so you can look good anytime, anywhere.
Gym Wear Movement, available online
7. Ninja by Yeomama
Did you know this adorable mother-daughter batik label also carries activewear? Ninja by Yeomama has a collection of just a few items but the designs speak volumes. Clad in vibrant colours and mega mendung prints, the sheer mesh and criss-cross cuts are suitable for all active and water sports.
Ninja by Yeomama, available online
8. Pure Apparel
This community-inspired activewear knows what we really want – versatile fabrics that give us total freedom to push ourselves at every session. Whether you’re looking for structural support or relax-fit styles, there’s something for you and your fellow yogi friends. Plus, choices for men such as t-shirts, tanks, shorts and leggings, as well as accessories like yoga mats and traps, towels, water bottles and dry bags.
Pure Apparel, available online
9. Gym Squad Active
For comfy, trendy and performance-driven activewear, make Gym Squad Active your new go-to. Its chic and affordable pieces are designed for everyone – from exercise newbies to gym buffs – and they’re made of fabrics that are soft yet supportive. Plus, with pops of colour in the selection, you’ll brighten up your wardrobe in no time.
Gym Squad Active, available online
Rediscover the joy of movement – and feel truly comfortable while at it – with Sloggi’s athleisure range. Pick a piece that’s specific for different types of movement. For beginners, ease your way into a workout with the Flow range of moisture-wicking and odour preventing fabric, or reach for your limit with the Flex range of super high-stretch fabric. For the ultimate workout, the smart technology of the Fly range balances your body’s heat with the temperature of the environment to keep you cool at all times. Break a sweat with ease.
Sloggi, multiple locations including Takashimaya and Tangs; also available online
It’s easy to see why Kydra should be a staple in everyone’s workout wardrobe. What’s not to like when all designs in this range are made with a sweat-wicking and buttery smooth four-way stretch fabric – and with attractive price points? It’s just too easy. Our go-to combo: Kara pocket high waisted leggings with the power tank top. It’s minimalist athleisure at its finest.
Kydra, multiple locations including Design Orchard and Core Collective Anson; also available online
12. Lululemon Athletica
This Canadian brand’s eclectic mix of leggings is a firm favourite amongst mat-toting, downward-dogging yogis. But Lululemon Athletica also stocks a comprehensive range of stylish running shorts, activewear bras, singlets, sports bags, and sweatbands for every type of sport for both men and women.
Lululemon Athletica, multiple locations including Marina Bay Sands, Duxton and Takashimaya; also available online
13. Joi Active
Joi, which stands for “jump on in”, was founded by two busty ladies in their homes on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. What started with an idea to create a high impact aquatic sports bra for better support during land and water workouts soon grew into a collection of high rise shorts, leggings and bikini briefs. The all-black series is sleek and easy to match with everything else in your athleisure closet.
Joi Active, available online
14. Under Armour
Under Armour exudes a tougher-than-nails vibe. So expect nothing less than high-performing fitness gear and accessories that are known for technologies such as heat dissemination and scent control. Must-buys in Singapore include the sports shop’s staples like UA CoolSwitch tanks and shorts, HeatGear tees, and compression wear.
Under Armour, multiple locations including Orchard Central and Bugis Junction; also available online
15. Vivre Activewear
With Vivre Activewear, the days of dealing with too-long tights are over. These folks cater to the Asian body frame. But the double-layer tops are our favourites. Featuring a sports bra built into a top, they’re great for grab-and-go mornings when you’re packing your gym bags in a hurry.
Vivre Activewear, multiple locations including VivoCity and Wisma Atria; also available online
16. Touch the Toes
This one’s helmed by yogis Kelly Hotta-Moung and Wuen Lin Tan. The green and stylish co-venture brings in yoga apparel and accessories by international brands like Rumi Earth, Manduka (California) and Hanuman (Hong Kong). It’s all sustainably produced with organic cotton, bamboo blends, recycled or upcycled materials. Above all, we love how Touch the Toes curates collections that are funky, colourful and fun with fabrics featuring everything from snake prints to vibrant geometric patterns.
Touch the Toes, multiple locations including The Green Collective and Isetan Scotts; also available online
17. Om Going
Founded by sisters Alice and Michelle, Om Going caters to gym bunnies with a weakness for fun activewear. Case in point: you’ll find tops and tanks with cheeky motivational slogans, and tropical printed pants. Brands stocked by the sports shop are sourced from all over the world and include celebrity favourite Alo Yoga and the label’s in-house collections.
Om Going, available online
18. Lorna Jane
What’s not to love about this Aussie brand? Paving the way for fashionable activewear, Lorna Jane is every fitness-loving fashionista’s dream come true. Think chic tights, colourful slogan tees, strappy sports bras and stylish accessories to complete your look. But be warned: no more excuses for looking sloppy at your next spin class!
Lorna Jane, 48 Club Street, Singapore 069425; also available online
19. Calvin Klein Performance
Gym clothes feeling a little blah? Break out of your workout gear rut with Calvin Klein’s Performance line. These threads are seriously good enough to take you from barre to brunch. Throw a bomber jacket over one of their iconic sports bras and sleek leggings, and you’ve got your day’s outfits sorted.
Calvin Klein Performance, multiple locations including Tangs at Tangs Plaza and Wheelock Place; also available online
20. The Outnet
The Outnet has always been our little secret for bagging designer threads on a budget. Major deals aside, the collections are constantly updated, thanks to new arrivals thrice a week. Its power dressing theme isn’t just limited to work basics. For gym junkies, the activewear boutique is chock full of stylish, supportive pieces from labels like Stella McCartney, T by Alexander Wang, and Purity Active.
The Outnet, available online
21. Uniqlo Sport
It won’t surprise you that this Japanese fashion behemoth has its very own sports line. Designed to “keep you ready for everything”, the active apparel adjusts to your body movements and boasts breathable fabric with a quick-dry function so you’ll stay and dry no matter how gruelling your workout is.
Uniqlo, multiple locations including Orchard Central and Nex; also available online
With Rihanna, Kylie Jenner and Cara Delevingne at its forefront, it’s no surprise that Puma is one kickass sports shop in Singapore. Whether your tastes veer towards more timeless styles like the Suede Classic or a more edgy vibe, courtesy of Fenty Puma By Rihanna, there’s no denying this brand is also one of the leading contenders in the streetwear or athleisure arena.
Puma, multiple locations including Jewel Changi Airport and Ion Orchard; also available online
23. Decathlon Singapore
French mega sports retailer Decathlon is a great hit amongst fitness enthusiasts. Head over to its massive sports shops in Singapore for an extensive array of sporting goods, clothing and accoutrements at shockingly affordable prices.
Decathlon Singapore, multiple locations including Novena and City Square; also available online
In case you haven’t noticed, H&M stocks a pretty decent range of sportswear. Its outlet at Singapore Sports Hub has a dedicated section for that, offering lots of basics like leggings, running shorts, sports bras and tank tops. With racks replenished every week and a shelf-life of no more than five weeks, you’d be crazy to pass up togs that start from $9.90 and generally hover under $80.
H&M, multiple locations including VivoCity and Jem; also available online
Colourful and slick, Adidas not only houses its cult Originals range. It also carries super-exclusive limited editions and big-name collaborations including Jeremy Scott, Opening Ceremony and Bedwin & The Heartbreakers. The standout in our books? You can never go wrong with the Miss Stan Shoes in white.
Adidas, multiple locations including Paragon and Suntec City; also available online
Nike never disappoints. We adore this sports shop in Singapore for its expansive collection of highly coveted fashion and athletic gear such as Flyknit racers, Air maxes and Roshes. Their stuff doesn’t stay on the shelves for long, so we suggest you get that pair of sneakers, stat! We’ve also got major love for the Nike Pants Studio: a range of nine tights specifically designed to suit a range of athletic activities, including ones for running competitively, high-intensity interval training, spin classes and yoga.
Nike, multiple locations including Paragon and Bugis; also available online
27. New Balance
Since undergoing a redesign, New Balance has been riding high on the sneaker fashion trend. Stop by its beautiful concept store at Bugis Junction. Here, you’ll find high-quality running shoes and the lifestyle MadebyNB range you’d be happy to wear every day.
New Balance, multiple locations including Velocity and Tampines Mall; also available online
28. Burd Activewear
Stemming from a love for yoga and fashion, Burd Activewear’s threads are guaranteed to get you to the gym. Made from moisture-wicking fabric, they offer compression, high support and a comfortable feel. They’re also as striking as they can get. Designs come in assorted show-stopping prints like Aurora unicorns and purple houndstooth.
Burd Activewear, available online
29. Tough Cookie
Think strong is the new sexy? Then consider yourself a Tough Cookie. The brand’s fitness wear celebrates strength and resilience. All of its sports bras come in black, and feature cutouts, mesh and geometric straps. Fully lined with removable padding, they’re suitable for medium to high-intensity workouts.
Tough Cookie, Slap Dance Studio, #17-02, 144 Robinson Road, Singapore 068908; also available online
Not just for yogis, Kitted is loud and proud with its support for other athletic fields, including crossfit and weightlifting. If you’re looking to put a sexy spin on your gym wear, look for Daquini. Its sports bras won’t look out of place on the dancefloor, thanks to the peekaboo mesh cutouts and adjustable criss-crop straps.
Kitted, available online
Thanks to these sports shops in Singapore, you’re ready to look good while sweatin’!