Looking to revamp your workout gear? From yoga outfits to sportswear, here’s where to buy activewear in Hong Kong.
The benefits of exercise have been proven time and time again, and now it’s just down to us to pull our weight (literally). We get it: an early morning yoga class or an after work gym session can sometimes feel like the last thing on our to-do list. But perhaps the promise of an athleisure shopping spree can persuade you otherwise. To get you started, we’re sharing our favourite places to buy activewear in Hong Kong. Available online and in-store, these picks stock everything from comfy-chic leggings to stylish tops and sports bras.
Flow With Me
Looking for activewear that will take you from gym to brunch and beyond? Flow With Me has you covered. This local, family-owned pick stocks a wide range of lust-worthy athleisure brands on its online store (with more to come!), showcasing everything from leggings, sports bras, tote bags, yoga mats and more. Suitable for a range of workouts, including yoga, pilates and HIIT, all of these high performance pieces can be mixed and matched for maximum versatility, with prices starting at just $150. Each item in this collection has been personally tried and tested by owner Jiwon Maxted, so you know they’re going to do the job. Did we mention that there’s a particular focus on sustainability too? Careful use of resources, ethical production and natural, recyclable materials are all prerequisites to be featured here. Time to get browsing!
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Head to Aerie’s newly opened three-storey flagship store on Queen’s Road for a range of comfy and colourful activewear, swimwear and intimates. The brand proudly celebrates women of all shapes and sizes, offering lifestyle apparel designed to make you feel the best, most comfortable you.
Aerie, 1/F, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, www.aeo.com.hk
This activewear brand is all about encouraging mindful movement, wellness and organic community – goals we are in full support of. Alo creates yoga clothing “explicitly to inspire yogis (and yogis-to-be) to have more yoga in their life”, with a studio-to-street vibe we can’t resist. Though it’s on the pricey side, you can pay for items through interest-free instalments As a bonus, all items are wear-tested by the in-house team, so comfort and quality are guaranteed.
Alo Yoga, www.aloyoga.com
Originating from the Canadian West Coast, Aumnie brings casual, cool and effortless activewear to the streets of Hong Kong. With monochromatic prints and flirty cutouts, this line will make a subtle fashion statement whilst you work up a sweat. Check out the wide selection of statement leggings (from $399) – perfect for those on the tall and petite side!
LA-based avocado delivers expertly engineered seamless activewear that flatter and move around you. Knitted, sewn and hand-dyed in Downtown Los Angeles, expect to find a range of mix-and-match pieces made out of Sensil® Nylon 6.6 – a high quality fibre that produces breathable, sweat-wicking, durable sportswear.
avocado, 83A Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
avocado (pop-up), Level 13A, Fivelements Habitat, Tower 1, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Times Square, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, shopavocado.hk
Performance-driven activewear is the name of the game at BYO Active (or Be Your Own Active). Here, functionality meets style – each piece is multi-functional, made with high quality fabrics, and designed to support you in whichever fitness endeavour you choose. Best of all, they’re chic enough to wear both in and out of our classes.
BYO Active, byoactive.com
Caelum Greene is a lifestyle fashion store, featuring a range of activewear pieces from a curated selection of high-quality brands (including the likes of Alo Yoga, Filippa K and more). We especially love that the store is committed to making active and mindful decisions; from the paper bags and business cards printed on recycled paper, to the energy efficient LED lighting in store.
Caelum Greene (LANDMARK), Shop 304 – 305, The LANDMARK, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
If you’re on a budget, Cotton On is a great affordable spot for staple activewear items and basic gear. The low prices don’t (necessarily) mean poor quality either! From sports bras to jackets, yoga mats and gym bags, Cotton On has you covered. We love the brand’s tank tops and sporty singlets, which are comfy enough to wear for lounging around the house too.
Sassy Tip: If you’re concerned about quality, check the inside label for the material and opt for items that use natural, breathable and lightweight fibres (like cotton!) over synthetics with unnecessary padding and elastic.
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Introducing high performance activewear – with an eco twist. Good Days champions sustainability and affordability for a consciously-created athleisure collection that won’t break the bank. Everything from this local Hong Kong brand is made from recycled polyester and nylon in an effort to divert plastic waste away from oceans and landfills, and repurpose it into ethically-manufactured activewear instead.
Good Days, gooddaysactivewear.com
Catering mostly to yoga and running fans, lululemon needs no introduction. Best known for its fashion-forward yet functional activewear, the brand has extended its sizing range across its top styles to cover size 0 to 20 to ensure its pieces can be worn by everyone, regardless of size.
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Determined to make a difference, MYË, a newly launched sustainable althleisure brand based in Singapore, makes premium activewear from recycled PET plastic (think disposable water bottles). The brand’s first activewear collection has saved around 4,500 plastic bottles from polluting the planet and turned them into comfortable activewear that will make you look and feel good.
Omberry is all about providing comfortable, fashionable and unique activewear clothing for the modern-day explorer. From yoga clothes to resortwear, the theme that runs throughout each collection is one of flexibility and versatility.
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As the sister company of Zara and Massimo Dutti, Oysho’s collection of activewear is as stylish as they come. We particularly love the selection of printed leggings, which are sure to make you stand out from the crowd. And the oversized tees are perfect for lounging around in – after your workout of course!
With the motto “constantly inspired, always dreaming, and forever moving,” it’s no surprise we can’t get enough of this activewear brand. Bringing together high-tech fabrics, artistic design and affordable prices, POPFLEX is a winner.
Pure Fitness Gyms are a staple across the city, so it’s no surprise to learn that the brand’s sports apparel is equally as popular! With convenient locations all over Hong Kong, this is an easy store to head to when you’re already out and about. As well as its own activewear collection, you can find pieces from partner brands Alo Yoga, Manduka and Spiritual Gangster.
Rising Lotus is a boutique women’s athleisure label that caters to the active individual. Designed right here in the 852, each piece is crafted from superior fabric and quality materials. Founder Vivien So aims for the brand aesthetic to represent Californian-casual meets Hong Kong city chic. As such, you’ll find that the activewear styles are both comfortable and practical.
Rising Lotus, risinglotus.com
Versatility is key with Siva Active pieces. The collection of workout gear is designed to blend seamlessly into your current wardrobe, making it a go-to for timeless essentials. Bestsellers include the FeelZero Crop Bra Top ($368), which comes in a classic Rose Terrazzo print, and the SoftTech High Waisted Legging ($468) in Dusk Blue.
Siva Active, sivaactive.com
Known for its quality workout basics and fashion-forward prints, popular London-bred activewear brand Sweaty Betty sells everything from tees to sports bras, knitwear, accessories and more. The star of the show has to be the leggings though. With different styles for different activities (including workout, run, yoga and studio), there’s bound to be a match made in legging heaven for you here. If you’re unsure where to start, take the brand’s Leggings Quiz to find your perfect pair.
TITIKA Active Couture
Looking for styles that you can wear all day, every day? Canadian activewear brand TITIKA Active Couture will get the job done. The brand arrived on the scene in 2009, born out of the need for luxury activewear. It’s known for redefining how activewear is worn – simply because you’ll want to wear it from the gym to work, and everything in between.
TITIKA Active Couture, www.titikaactive.hk
Introducing activewear you’ll never want to take off. Combining style and comfort, V Apparel delights with a packed selection of casual tops, chic bras and bum-sculpting leggings. Compliments are guaranteed.
V Apparel, vapparelonline.com
Women’s Five Store
You may have already heard of the Women’s Five for organising the five-week fitness programme and 5K/10K runs, but you may not be aware that it also has an online shop selling its very own brand of leggings. With fair prices, high quality materials and playful designs, these European-made activewear pieces tick all the boxes. Take your pick from the Active, Yoga and Capri fits, each offering different cut variations in fun prints.
Women’s Five Store, www.womensfive.store
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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on 17 January, 2018 by Tania Shroff and was most recently updated by Nicole Moraleda in August, 2021.
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Hero image courtesy of Caelum Greene via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Flow With Me, image 2 Alo Yoga via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of BYO Active via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of lululemon via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Oysho via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of Rising Lotus via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of V Apparel via Instagram.