The best workout clothes in New York

Fitness + fashion +function. Build your workout wardrobe with these NYC stores.

Who says you can’t have it all?

‘Athleisure’ is now an official word in the dictionary, and what does that mean for you? Plenty of stores that offer clothes good enough to workout in and cute enough to work in.

Look past the big chain stores with this guide to New York’s ultimate fitness clothes.


It is an oasis (a very expensive one).  It’s simple: whatever you need Bandier probably offers if you are willing to pay for it.  The former pop-up experiment gone established, mixes top Nike picks with stylish indie brands. Running, yoga, pilates, cycling, boxing – you name it, they have it.

156 Fifth Avenue, Flatiron + 150 E 72nd street, UES

Sweaty Betty

The London-based fitness brand aims to empower women through fitness. It is like Lulu Lemon, only more original, comfortable and stylish.

168 Fifth Avenue, Flatiron + 77 Mercer Street, Soho

Yoga smoga

A fitness label that is “honoring the tenets of yoga” with technical clothing made for life. Don’t let the name fool you, Yogasmoga offers yoga, running, spin and athletic wear.

10 Bond street, Noho (coming soon) + 19 Fulton Street, Financial District

Pure yoga

Another botique that picks the best and softest athletic wear for you. Their clothing can be used for way more than just yoga classes.

204 W 77th street, UWS + 203 E 86th Street, UES

Lolë Atelier New York

Specialized in street-to-studio active wear. Yoga, pilates, running, fitness, golf, tennis, beach and active wear – this store has something suitable for most activities. They also offer classes.

112 Mercer Street, Soho


Yes, we know, it is a big chain, but their stores feel more botique like. Hand selected pieces from a number of brands take the guesswork out of fitness / fashion.

Locations all over the city.


Look good. Feel good.



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