Yoga fashion: Flex your style this fall
Abstract prints, bold colour and edgy cuts are giving fitness clothes a fresh new look. Here’s how to hit the mat, barre’or sidewalk’in style
A high-contrast streetscape print makes for an edgy urban yogi look.
Polyester/spandex jacket ($70), nylon/spandex bra ($45) and nylon/spandex leggings ($60), all GapFit. Leather baseball cap, Roots ($98). Chain necklace ($27), faux-leather sneakers ($70) and faux-leather handbag ($60), all Express. Foam yoga mat, Adidas by Stella McCartney ($75 at Sporting Life).
Model Tea Moir, who also appears on this issue’s cover, is originally from Thunder Bay, Ont. “I love to cook and to eat clean,” she says. “I do indulge in sweet treats, but in moderation. I work out six days a week, alternating between yoga, jumping rope and weight training.”
Cool down in a hot room
Love hot yoga? Go for a cutout-back tee-yay, ventilation! -and short-shorts. These clever neoprene-like slippers help you get a grip.
Polyester/spandex T-shirt, Forever 21 ($16). Polyester/spandex bra ($40) and nylon/spandex shorts ($45), both Fila. Studio Wrap slippers, Nike ($135). Rubber yoga mat, B Yoga ($78).
Layer an abstract-print tank over a lattice-back bra. Bold cutouts on the pants highlight a yoga stretch with perfect form.
Polyester tank, Old Navy Active ($17). Nylon/elastane bra, Forever 21 ($17). Supplex/Lycra leggings with sheer mesh lining, Titika ($86). Rose-gold plated sterling silver ear cuff, Thomas Sabo ($98). Rubber yoga mat, B Yoga ($78).
For the barre class
For your ballet-barre inspired session: Soft knit layers that keep muscles warm and ready to stretch get jazzed up with a tie-dye tank.
Bamboo rayon/cotton/spandex sweatshirt, Karma ($68). Nylon/polyester/X-Static silver nylon tank ($48) and nylon/spandex cropped leggings ($78), both Lululemon. Cotton/polyester shorts, C9 by Champion ($17 at Target). Polyester taffeta bag, Adidas by Stella McCartney ($75 at Sporting Life). Travel-weight rubber yoga mat, B Yoga ($48).
Pair the new slouchy silhouette of cozy capris with a streamlined tank. This vibrant watercolour one has built-in bra cups.
Nylon/elastane tank, Reebok ($50). Organic cotton/Tencel/elastane capris, Lolë ($48). Gold- or silver-plated brass bangles with charms or glass beads, Alex and Ani ($24 to $38 each). Gold-plated brass ring, House of Cromwell ($40). Glass water bottle with silcone sleeve, Bkr ($30).
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