Fitness: Stylist Exclusive: January Picks to Jazz Up Your Basic Black Leggings

The workout wardrobe recipe of head-to-toe black is getting a bit stale. Shorter, darker days and big New Year’s resolutions require more inspiring options to pair with your basic black leggings. Yet, fitness’ ever-popular brights aren’t for everyone. Stylist Lindsay stepped in to whip up an Edit full of subtler shades and unique details for all your winter workouts. Spice up your go-to fitness look with her purple-hued picks.

 Refresh Your Workout Wardrobe With a Fitness Edit

Icy Lavender

Pantone’s color of the year, Ultra Violet, is popping up everywhere, but I love this softer, frostier shade of purple for winter. It feels fresh and feminine and is a low key way to add color to your look. Pair the longline Moderate Crop Bra with a high-waisted legging for yoga or wear the high-neck Elle Tank for high-impact workouts.

Mesh Bomber

When the weather cools down, it’s time to turn up the heat on your workout. Head to hot yoga or a steamy spin class—it feels like a mini tropical vacation on a rainy or snowy day. The Mesh Bomber Jacket, available in black and white, is both fashion-forward and ventilating for your post-workout cooldown.

Uplifting Graphics

Feel-good graphics are a great way to show a little positive personality and combat the winter blues. The Dave Crewneck Sweater‘s slightly oversized fit and soft sweater knit fabric make this a piece you’ll want to live in all weekend long—not just to and from the gym.

Essential Support

It’s so important to have the right support for every activity—it can make or break your workout. Current favorites include the strappy, super-feminine Sierra Bra for low impact activities like yoga and pilates and the Full Force Bra (in purple, of course) for cardio.

Bye-Bye Basic

Go a step further and swap out your basic black leggings with a statement color or artistic print. Each pair of Sunset Leggings is individually hand-pigmented using a shibori tie-dye technique, so no two are alike. I wear these everywhere from barre class to brunch—they add a subtle boho touch that’s a welcome contrast to more technical pieces. I also love the lavender color trend for bottoms. The Sculpt Leggings look incredible paired with the Moderate Crop Bra and a neutral-colored drapey tank.

 

Get to Know Lindsay

Loves: rainy days
Favorite workout: barre class
Style staple: white sneakers
Favorite fall style trend: I love the eclectic trend. Putting graphics on velvet, pearls on a distressed denim jacket, embellishment on a flannel, etc. I like incorporating this trend into activewear with an embellished cropped hoodie or fun graphic sweatshirt to pair with high-waisted leggings. It’s my go-to weekend look for low key activities.

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