Sleek activewear and atheleisure threads that will 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. And with the athleisure phenomena in play, many kickass fitness threads are taking us from the office to the gym or yoga studio (with one less bag to tote around). If you’re all about looking good while sweating it out, you need our shopping guide for the best activewear in Singapore. More than enough reason to hit the elliptical or yoga mat – but we won’t judge if you get into your yoga gear just to go out for a coffee…
Project Sora is suspending all orders until further notice.
Sometimes, all you need is to switch up your activewear to ace that workout. The folks at Project Sora do it just right. Paying heed to discrepancies in the market, Project Sora offers sports bras (in grey, black, blush and khaki colours) with sewn-in pads so there’s no losing those removable cups in the wash again. In the mood for muted pastels or a pop of colour? Personalise your look with sturdy interchangeable straps. You do you.
Project Sora, available online
Free shipping for online orders and enjoy 30% off mats and hand towels till Yumi Active re-opens in phase two.
Heard of this local haute couture activewear label yet? We found a couple of reasons worthy of adding Yumi Active to your radar! Firstly, these pieces are created with customised miSkin – a light performance fabric that’s breathable and super comfy with quick-dry technology so you don’t necessarily have to feel icky after sweating it out. We’re also not complaining about the pretty motif designs inspired by blooms from East Asia or sleek mesh collections.
Yumi Active, available at 364 Joo Chiat Road, Level 2, Singapore 427609 and online
It’s business as usual 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 including non-slip shawls and sports hijabs with breathable fabrics, earphone-friendly inlets, as well as other inclusive activewear brands.
Glowco, available online
Gym Wear Movement
It’s business as usual online.
Created with the Asian frame in mind – that includes petite, curvy and modern activewear too! – Gym Wear Movement knocks it out the park with eye-catching pastel hues, sleek designs and, not to mention, comfy threads that 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
It’s business as usual online. Free shipping for orders above $50.
For no-frills and affordable activewear, Bods is the place to be. Shop a wide range of sports bras, tops, bottoms and jackets in an array of fun, vibrant colours, without sacrificing on comfort and security. Look out for the clearance sale for attractive prices from as low as $5.
Bods, locations at Plaza Singapura, Changi City Point and Chinatown Point, also available online
Ninja by Yeomama
It’s business as usual online with free local shipping on all orders.
Did you know that this adorable mother-daughter batik label also carries activewear? Ninja by Yeomama has a collection of just six items but the designs speak volumes. Clad in vibrant blue and mega mendung prints, the sheer mesh and criss-cross cuts are suitable for all active and water sports.
Ninja by Yeomama, available online
Order online via Zalora.
This community-inspired activewear knows what we really want – versatile fabrics that give us total freedom to push ourselves with every session. Whether you’re looking for structural support or relax-fit styles, there’s something for you and your fellow yogi friends. There are also 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 at various locations including Ngee Ann City, Asia Square Tower 2 and Suntec City and online
Gym Squad Active
It’s business as usual online.
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
Shop online via Lazada, Shopee and Triumph.
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, available at various locations including Takashimaya, Novena Square, Tangs and online
It’s business as usual online with slight delivery delays and an extended exchange period.
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, available at Design Orchard, 250 Orchard Road, Singapore 238905 and Upper Cut Boxing, Level 2, 155A/157A Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068611
Shop online. Note that all orders from 7th April will only be delivered after 4th May 2020.
We’ve seen and fallen hard for the collection of swimwear. Bet you didn’t know K.Blu also has a line of activewear. From colour block sports bras to jogger pants, printed tights to bomber jackets, K.Blu puts a stylish spin on activewear – thanks to the signature turquoise and coral porcelain prints. One thing’s for sure, you’re bound to find something at K.Blu.
K.Blu, available at 290 Orchard Road, Paragon Mall #03-48, Singapore 238859 and online
It’s business as usual online with slight shipping delays. Follow the Lululemon SG Instagram page for more updates.
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, sport bags, and sweat bands for every type of sport for both men and women.
Lululemon Athletica, available at various locations including Marina Bay Sands, Duxton, Takashimaya and Ion Orchard
Shop online with free shipping until further notice.
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
Enjoy up to 40% off the outlet collection and an additional 15% off the total bill with the code ‘OUTLET15’ (min. three items). Free shipping for orders over $75.
Under Armour exudes a tougher-than-nails vibe – so you can expect nothing less than high-performing fitness gear and accessories that are known for technologies such as heat dissemination and scent control. Must-buys include the brand’s staples like UA CoolSwitch tanks and shorts, HeatGear tees, and compression wear.
Under Armour, available at various locations islandwide
It’s business as usual online. Enjoy 10% off stores with the promo code ’10OFF’. Free shipping to Singapore.
With Vivre Activewear, the days of dealing with too-long tights are over – these guys cater to the Asian body frame. The double layer tops are also 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, available at various locations including Vivocity and Wisma Atria
Touch the Toes
It’s business as usual online. Free shipping for orders over $80.
Helmed by yogis, Kelly Hotta-Moung and Wuen Lin Tan, this green and stylish co-venture brings in yoga apparel and accessories by international brands like Wellicious (London), Manduka (California) and Hanuman (Hong Kong). It’s all sustainably produced with organic cotton, bamboo blends or recycled/upcycled materials. We love that 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, available at various locations including The Green Collective at Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, #02-18, Singapore 179105 and Slice of Life: Isetan Scotts, 1 Scotts Road, Level 2, Singapore 228208
Shipping to Singapore is available. Free for orders over $100.
Want all eyes on you as you asana? You’ll need Ohsosom’s yoga pants – they come in a variety of in-your-face colours and prints. We’re talking neon reds and greens, multicoloured stripes and strategically placed pineapples. Tops are no runner-ups either, thanks to cheeky slogans like “Vino and Vinyasa” and “Kiss my asana”.
Ohsosom, available online.
It’s business as usual online with free shipping to Singapore for all mats, wheels and towels.
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 Om going are sourced from all over the world, and include celebrity favourite Alo Yoga and the brand’s in-house collections.
Om Going, available online
It’s business as usual online. Orders will be delivered via express post and the returns period has been extended to 30 days.
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 sport bras, and stylish accessories to complete your look. Now you’ve got no more excuse for looking sloppy at your next spin class.
Lorna Jane, available at various locations including Club Street, Takashimaya and Tangs at Tang Plaza
Calvin Klein Performance
It’s business as usual online. On-going sale with discounts up to 40% off. Free shipping for all orders.
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, available at various locations including Ngee Ann City, Tangs at Tangs Plaza, VivoCity and Wheelock Place
It’s business as usual online but expect slight shipping delays.
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
Shop online with free shipping for orders above $60.
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, available at various locations including Ion Orchard and their global flagship store at Orchard Central
It’s business as usual online. Enjoy up to 50% off selected items at the end of season sale.
With Rihanna, Kylie Jenner, and Cara Delevingne at its forefront, it’s no surprise that Puma is one kickass sports brand. 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/athleisure arena.
Puma, available at various locations islandwide
It’s business as usual online. Enjoy free delivery for orders above $60 and free 2-hour delivery services for orders above $120.
French mega sports retailer, Decathlon, is a great hit amongst fitness enthusiasts. Head over to its massive stores in Bedok, Joo Koon or City Square Mall for an extensive array of sporting goods, clothing and accoutrements at shockingly affordable prices.
Decathlon Singapore, available at various locations including Novena, Holland Village and City Square Mall
It’s business as usual online. Standard shipping fees apply.
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 not more than five weeks, you’d be crazy to pass up togs that start from $9.90 and generally hover under $80.
H&M, available at various locations islandwide
It’s business as usual online. Expect delays in orders.
Colourful and slick, Adidas not only houses its cult Originals range, but 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, available at various locations islandwide
It’s business as usual online. Expect delays in orders.
Nike never disappoints. We adore this sportswear behemoth 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, available at various locations islandwide
It’s business as usual online. Enjoy 25% off regular-priced items with the code FITNESS25 (min. Spend $180)
Since they’ve undergone a redesign, New Balance has been riding high on the sneaker fashion trend. Stop by its beautiful concept store at Bugis Junction that has an interior which evokes an industrial gym feel. Here, you can find high-quality running shoes and the lifestyle MadebyNB range we’d be happy to wear every day.
New Balance, available at various locations islandwide
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 it can get. Designs come in assorted show-stopping prints like clashing florals, purple houndstooth and even the Milky Way.
Burd Activewear, available online
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, available at Yoga Lab, 27 Boon Tat Street Level, Singapore 069623 and online
Tired of sporting the same active gear like everybody else? Focus Active is your go-to for indie activewear brands. The selection is extensive; you can #supportlocal by repping homegrown brands Outfyt, Rangoon Club Culture and Theia Active, or labels like the Jiva Shop, Mika and Vie Active.
Focus Active, available online
Not just for yogis, Kitted is loud and proud with their support for other athletic fields, including crossfit and weightlifting. If you’re looking to put a sexy spin on your gymwear, 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 at various locations including WeBarre, HomYoga, Guavalabs and online
Now you’re ready to look good while sweatin’!