Shop the Best Athleisure Wear for Workouts, Lounging, and More

The athleisure trend can help you look chic without even trying.

When most of us envision comfy clothes, it's probably the clothes you work out in—or some iteration of a large hoodie, leggings, and sneakers. The good news is that athleisure brands are making it easier than ever to wear comfortable activewear beyond your barre or spin class. Whether you're working out, working from home, or just lounging, athleisure is a trend that everybody can wear without looking frumpy. Below, we break down the best athleisure wear picks that you can mix and match without sacrificing function for fashion (or vice versa).

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Victoria's Secret Incredible Essential Strappy Back Bra

Incredible Essential Strappy Back Bra

This sports bra from Victoria's Secret has a wireless ribbed band and wide shoulder straps for flexible support. The scoop neckline makes it compatible with a range of shirt styles, and a cutout along the back provides ventilation for higher temperatures.

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Nike Court Royale AC Women's Shoe

Black slip on Nike sneaker shoe

Add a sporty, yet still stylish touch to any look with this signature slip-on tennis shoe from Nike, which pairs perfectly with your favorite jeans and sweater or tee.

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Brooks Running Levitate 5

Brooks Levitate 5 Sneakers

Kick it up a notch with the latest iteration of Brooks Running's beloved Levitate. Whether you're running a marathon or just heading to the grocery store, you get more breathability and optimized support thanks to the mesh fabric and responsive cushioning. The pair is also super lightweight and easy to slip on, making it ideal for trips and times when you need to get out of the door fast.

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New Balance Heatloft Tunic

Red Heatloft Tunic Sweatshirt
New Balance

The standard sweatshirt gets a chic upgrade in this quilted pick from New Balance. The funnel-style neck offers additional protection on cold, windy days, while special Heat and Dry technologies work together to wick away moisture to stay warm and dry.

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Athleta Spirit Wool Cashmere Wrap

Athleta Spirit Wool Cashmere Wrap

Cardigans are back in the spotlight with no shortage of lengths, shades, and silhouettes to choose from. This one, in particular, is made of soft cashmere for cozying up your activewear. A roomy fit means you can layer as needed, and big pockets (we love to see it) offer much-needed storage space.

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Spanx Every.Wear Icon ⅞ Leggings with Pocket

Spanx Every.Wear Icon ⅞ Leggings with Pocket

If we were to dream up a pair of pants, it would look a lot like these leggings from Spanx. Not only are they made with four-way stretch fabric for added mobility (and not having to worry about an embarrassing split moment), but they have a special slimming technology along the tummy for a sleek, flattering fit. A breathable, anti-odor finish seals the deal—especially great for long, action-packed days.

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Yummie Signature Waistband Faux Leather Legging

Yummie Signature Waistband Faux Leather Legging

The liquid legging trend is here to stay and, thanks to Yummie, you no longer have to be Barbarella to pull them off (or put them on) with ease. These four-way stretch faux leather beauties boast 360-degree shaping and a waistband designed to tuck in your tummy and boost your rear. Plus there are zippers on the ankles for easier dressing. Style it with a roomy tunic and flats for the day, and swap in a bodysuit and heels come evening.

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Sweaty Betty Gary Yoga Pants

Sweaty Betty Gary Yoga Pants

Strike a pose wherever you go with this roomy yoga-jogger pant hybrid from Sweaty Betty, which will go with all of your casual go-to's and are sweat- and squat-proof for optimal breathability and agility. Forgot about a last-minute meeting? Just throw on a blouse, and they become tapered work pants (you'll feel at ease and they'll be none the wiser).

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