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Cute Gym Clothes

If you’ve been living in Arizona longer than say, five minutes, it’s pretty safe to say you’ve noticed how gym obsessed everyone is here. Maybe it’s because it’s a West Coast mentality or everyone is just a health freak but personally, I think it’s just because it’s so freaking hot.  What can you wear when it’s 115 degrees out? Not a whole lot. So it makes sense everyone’s constantly working out so that when you’re wearing thismuch clothes, you look great doing it. 

That being said, I figire if you’re going to be spending several days a week at the gym, you might as well look good doing it. Note: I have nothing against huge ratty T-shirts and shorts as gym wear. In fact, I’m not really one to enjoy investing in gym clothes since you’re just going to sweat in it anyway. But for me, it’s more like a reward system. Go X many times and you can buy yourself something new and cute! It’s totally motivating since I’m clearly into all kinds of fashion.

But regardless of what your intentions  and motivations are, here’s some cute outfits sure to suit your workout needs.


In case you didn’t know, Stella McCartney has a sportswear line for adidas. Um, yeah! I’ve always wanted to take tennis lessons, most of my friends make fun of me and say it’s just because I want to wear cute tennis skirts. And they might be only (somewhat) right. But with a cute tennis outfit like this, who wouldn’t want to learn?!? adidas by Stella McCartney tennis tank and skirt, $175. Nordstrom. 


Under Armor is definitely known for their atheltic gear, and this Under Armor tank and shorts is definitely cute. Makes me want to go for a run. $90. Nordstrom. 



For yoga or Pilates wear, Prana makes some cute picks. I tend to veer toward basic black pants and then end up with tops in a variety of colors that I can mix and match. Top, $46. Pant, $65. 


These yoga pants from Nordstrom look cute and comfy too. I personally prefer workout pants that aren’t skin tight, so this is something much more like what I’d own. $68.


For fall, or a chill evening, this is a cute warmup set from Under Armor. Jacket, $42. Pants, $38. Nordstrom.


If you’re going to the gym before or after work, you’re going to be a bag. And there’s no reason it shouldn’t be cute. This Dakine duffel is pretty and practical. $46.


But if all you need to stow is just a few things, something small and basic like this Puma tote might do the trick. $45. Nordstrom.


  • Ali says:

    Ha! I usually wear old T-shirts and sweats to the gym. Maybe it’s time to not look like I just rolled out of bed when I work out.

  • Debbie says:

    cute stuff. i hate when people get dressed up for the gym though, or worry about an outfit to wear. so lame. also — girls take note…you look ridic wearing huge hoops and make up to the gym.

  • Sandy says:

    I’m really picky about yoga pants but those Nordstrom ones look like they would fit well and I like the design too.

  • Marley says:

    Definitely digging the yoga pants from Nordstrom’s.

  • Marlene says:

    OMG Debbie, I totally agree. In fact, when I see girls with tons of makeup at the gym it totally grosses me out. I can’t help but thinking about how the sweat and foundation is clogging pores. GROSS!

  • Angela Costello says:

    i am so guilt yof wearing ugly gym clothes, but everyone at my gym is 50-plus, so i figure nobody cares.

  • Mary says:

    Maybe I will wear the cute skirt when I see Agassi!

  • Bella says:

    I really like the Under Armor outfits.

  • Lydia says:

    i love Brazilian material active wear….and activ ewear that absorbs sweat and keeps me motivated!

  • ELizabeth says:


    Just launched a new website:
    I’ve searched for great reasonably priced active wear to offer my customers to wear to the gym and then be able to continue on cuz its soooo cute! Check out my rhinestone tatto yoga pants – in capris and pants – a must for summer and winter!

    Happy Shopping!!

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