With the growing need for sustainable practices and systems, the fashion industry also has a huge responsibility to help reverse climate change and support our planet. Though the fight for change is far from over, the past few years have seen multiple new labels centering themselves around creating a cleaner, greener industry. Others have rebranded themselves, transforming production processes and going the extra mile to make sustainability sexy. Amidst all of this, activewear brands are refusing to be left behind. Here are 8 athleisure labels that are striving to impact their corner of the industry by producing ethical and sustainable products. (read more)
Homegrown brand Outfyt aims to address both problems with its sustainable activewear.
The brand incorporates sustainable materials such as ECONYLⓇ regenerated nylon with technology to make pieces that can last 10 times longer than normal activewear.
Vulcan Post spoke to Outfyt founder Stephanie Colhag Yeo MacGregor to find out how she started a fully sustainable and stylish activewear brand. (read more)
As we bask in Singapore’s much-loved eternal summer, we’ve come to know that activewear takes us far beyond a workout. Leggings, biker shorts, and sports bras are not only the stars of activewear, but pieces that can easily be dressed up or down. Add a blazer to your legging-sports bra combo and get ready to hit the streets, or pair your stylish sports bra with a set of cigarette pants, and you are prepared for a night out. With versatility as its redeeming feature, activewear is a closet essential. (read more)
Whether you’re doing yoga or HIIT, what you wear affects your confidence level, and subsequently, performance.
A study at California State University found that when people suited up in business clothes, they felt more powerful and did better at big-picture thinking than their casually dressed peers. We think this applies in a fitness setting too: The more well dressed you are, the more pumped up and confident you’ll be. And that is one big step to nailing a tough workout. (read more)
AFTER CLINIC HOURS
2020 has been an immensely testing year for our health and well-being. It is now 2021 and most of us find ourselves welcoming a clean slate with joy and relief. This year, we bid goodbye to processed foods (no more hoarding of instant noodles — thank goodness), dieting and a preoccupation with fitness trends like F45. (read more)
There are a lot of different factors to consider when purchasing sportswear. Whether it be price, material, or aesthetic considerations, choosing the perfect sportswear is not easy. (read more)
Committed to staying in shape this year? While incorporating exercise into your routine requires a lot of commitment, being inspired is half the battle won. Keep your motivation at its peak with these 18 activewear must-haves, including the most comfortable and stylish clothes, shoes, bags, earbuds, and more. Some may even serve you beyond your active days of the week! (read more)
The New Year brings about new resolutions and if getting in shape is one of the few things you’re looking to improve this year, we’ve got just the thing that’ll keep you motivated. (read more)
If your New Year’s resolution is all about getting in shape, we’ve got just the thing that’ll keep you motivated.
Whether you’re a hardcore gym junkie or a yogi, there’s nothing that sounds better than rocking a new set of activewear threads and accessories for your next sweat session. Ahead, we share our top stylish picks that you’ll love to wear while you’re in the zone during a workout and beyond. (read more)
Do your new year’s resolutions always include working out more? Perhaps you’re looking to update your athleisure, and you want to be more conscious about the designs you’re purchasing. (read more)
This second Eco-friendly Brands Spotlight is devoted to health and fitness. Meet the founders of three amazing brands offering eco-friendly choices for you to look good and feel good! With susGain, Singapore’s first rewards app for you, the planet and the environment, you can now easily find susGain verified sustainable brands, earn cashback and support a local charity of choice! (read more)
Do you have a friend or loved one who loves fashion? With Christmas coming right around the corner, they’ll love to get a wardrobe upgrade over the holidays! Gifting clothes and fashionable accessories is a fun way to express the most significant gestures of love to the people around you. (read more)
Like it or not, we're living on the cusp of change. The time where people make the switch from dairy to nut milk, meat to soy, and plastic to metal. On the news and headlines, groundbreaking testimonies of new-gen activists and start-ups with a passion worth fighting for pour through on a daily basis. (read more)
Avoiding fast fashion, buying second-hand, donating clothes I no longer wear, experimenting with clothes swaps, applying the 30-wear test to my purchases, and cutting down on shopping in general were some of the actions I have taken to embrace a more sustainable approach to my sartorial choices. (read more)
Check out our Christmas gifts for her in our go-to guide for anyone looking to buy a present for the special woman in their life (read more)
SINGAPORE - Complement your work-from-home situation with a stylish workout from home - in these local activewear labels. (read more)
The annual CLEO Body Awards celebrates the best in wellness and fitness.
When it comes to working out, having a sports bra with good support, or a pair of shoes that moulds around your feet the right way, can make all the difference. We know. That’s why the CLEO team dedicated an entire month to trying out a whole bunch of workout gear and accessories, so that we can shortlist the best fitness products out there for every girl—from cardio queens to gym bunnies to yoginis. Scroll through the gallery below for the full list of winners in the CLEO Body Awards! (read more)
While we’re all becoming more conscious with the fashion we’re consuming, we’re also paying close attention to the brands that are putting in the effort to go green. (read more)
The circuit breaker measures implemented on April 7 have confined many to their homes. Amid all the doom and gloom, perhaps some retail therapy might be in order, plus you can support local designers and showcase #localpride while you’re at it.
Here, we’ve rounded up five Singaporean labels that you might not have heard of, but definitely should. (read more)
Shopping for gym-going friends and family members? Here are the nicest stuff to get that will land you in the best gifter category. (read more)
Christmas Day is officially nearly here! While we're most looking forward to spending time with friends and family, we're also hoping to find a few conscious gifts with our name on them in Santa's giant velvet sack. We've been good this year, we promise. (read more)
We talked about all things related to activewear (how to choose, try and buy) at Outfyt, a local eco-conscious activewear shop in Haji Lane. (read more)
GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK
Gearing up for a good workout but noticing it’s harder to find ethical activewear than the actual exercise itself? Don’t sweat it. Here is our guide to sweating sustainably in athletic wear that is fashionable, durable, and conscious. (read more)
THE DC EDIT
For the second year in a row, the DC Team is delighted to be celebrating and supporting International Women’s Day! This year, we’ve rounded up 20 local female-led businesses and brands that we just had to share with you. (read more)
Gone are the days we’d show up to the gym in our old P.E t-shirts and FBT shorts. Now, it seems designer leggings and sleek sports bras are the only acceptable gym garb. But for those of us who don’t want to fork out hundreds on Lululemon, fret not. (read more)
THE STRAITS TIMES
SINGAPORE - The athleisure trend is not going anywhere soon, and fashion entrepreneurs in Singapore are hopping on the bandwagon with their own labels and collections. (read more)