Break a Sweat in Our Favourite Ethical Activewear Brands

Putting on your workout gear is the first step to persuading you to go out and get healthy exercise. And sometimes that means putting on your favourite soft tee and that great pair of athletic pants. If you’re looking for some extra inspiration, look no further: we’ve found some amazing activewear brands that inspire from start to finish.


Vege Threads – All the clothing from Australia-based Vege Threads is locally made using eco friendly materials and dyes in limited numbers. Working with fewer garments means they can prevent excess clothing from heading to landfill, and allows them to give more attention to each piece they create. Check out their yogawear for extra comfy pants and bralets.

Outdoor Voices – Outdoor Voices loves using recycled polyester, made from post-consumer water bottles, and other eco friendly fabrics like merino wool to make their men and women’s activewear. Plus, they audit every factory they use which means workers are treated and paid fairly. So you can feel great whether you’re walking your dog or training for a marathon.

Elle Evans Swimwear – While this brand is best known for making swimwear, they also make a gorgeous line of activewear using the same sustainable materials. It all starts with their 100% vegan, regenerated fabric made from recycled ocean plastic. The Melbourne-based brand also uses water-based, non-toxic inks and produces everything in house. Giving you the perfect excuse get active.

Eleven44 – This punky activewear brand only uses organic cotton and low impact processing to make their men and women’s gear. Eleven44 only uses GOTS-certified materials and prints their textiles in a family business. Inspired by geometry, music and nature, Eleven44 shows that having great activewear doesn’t mean you have to compromise.

Alternative Apparel – Alternative Apparel is all about comfort and consciousness. They use eco and organic fabrics, non-toxic dyes and recycled materials for all of their collections. Plus, all of the factories they work with are in accordance with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) Workplace Code of Conduct. They’re the perfect Alternative to fast fashion.