The Spring Workout Wardrobe a Fashion Editor Swears By

Updated 05/06/19
Spring Workout Wardribe
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People say "dress for the job you want, not the one you have," but we believe that this also applies to working out. Having a brand-new outfit to wear to your favorite workout class might just be the motivation you need to squeeze in another workout in the middle of a busy week. Just like sporting the right workout outfit can make or break our motivation, having to choose from a set of dark winter workout clothes is enough to deter us from hitting the gym this time of year. The solution: a fresh spring workout wardrobe to motivate us through the warmer months.

To help us with our spring activewear shopping, we tapped Who What Wear market editor, Nicole Akhtarzad, to spotlight her favorite spring workout wear trends: "Lucky for anyone athletically inclined (or anyone who's simply into dressing in working out clothes), so many of this season's trends lend themselves well to workout-wear—and are directly inspired by the category," she explains. "Pastels, windbreakers, throwback-inspired sneakers, and sporty belt bags can all be part of your gym look, or simply a comfortable weekend outfit." Looking to upgrade your spring workout wardrobe? This is what a fashion editor will wear all season long.

Pastel Hues

Outdoor Voices Athena Crop $50

Outdoor Voices' two-piece sets are trendy and perfect for a spring workout or hike.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Essential Stretch Sports Bra
Monreal London Essential Stretch Sports Bra $135

This flattering baby blue crop top has matching legging or skirt options so you can wear it from yoga to tennis.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Forever21 Active Hooded Top $16

You won't find a cute and more affordable cropped hoodie to throw over your workout outfit.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Throwback Sneakers

Air Max 90 Lx Velvet And Suede Sneakers
Nike Air Max 90 Lx Velvet And Suede Sneakers $120

Almost identical to the 1990s style but reinvented in rich velvet, leather, and suede, these throwback sneakers are perfect to mix with your pastel workout wardrobe.

Available in sizes 5 to 11.

Reebok Club C 85 Shine Women's Sneaker
Urban Outfitters x Reebok Reebok Club C 85 Shine Women's Sneaker $80

A metallic twist on a classic throwback sneaker, this footwear is perfect to wear to the gym or brunch.

Available in sizes 5 to 10.

Holiday Bastille low-top trainers
Veja Holiday Bastille Low-Top Trainers $185

This pair of vintage-looking sneakers by Brazilian brand Veja will mix and match with your blush-hued workout outfit.

Available in sizes 36 EU/IT to 40 EU/IT.

Wind Breakers

Nike Windrunner Jacket $100

Block those chilly spring winds with this pastel Windrunner jacket.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Windbreaker Metallic Shell Bomber Jacket
Heroine Sport Windbreaker Metallic Shell Bomber Jacket $255

Turn heads with this metallic shell windbreaker jacket. Matching boxer shorts are also available.

Available in sizes XS to L.

JoyLab Camo Print Windbreaker $35 $24

Wear the trend without the price tag. This stylish JoyLab windbreaker will only set you back $24.

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

Belt Bags

FILA Sling Bag
Urban Outfitters x FILA Sling Bag $29

Channel your inner '90s dad with this FILA belt bag.

Available in one size.

Nylon Belt Bag
Rebecca Minkoff Nylon Belt Bag $95

This Rebecca Minkoff is a minimalist's take on trendy belt bags.

Available in one size.

adidas Originals Belt Bag
Urban Outfitters x Adidas Originals Belt Bag $30

It doesn't get more classic than this Adidas belt bag—transparent visor sold separately.

Available in one size.

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