Sportswear Improvements – Made In PGH

Are you ready to upgrade your sportswear? Remember: Just because you’re going to sweat during your workout doesn’t mean it has to be boring.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite local boutiques and clothing stores in Pittsburgh where you can replace your worn-out (and let’s face it, probably smelly) workout clothes with new workout clothes that will help you watch your best for when you want To feel your best.

(PS – you can wear your new gym clothes to Made in PGH’s free workout event with SHAPE Training and GNC at Ross Park Mall on March 13! Sign up today for some fun.)

Just in time for Spring, Dona Jo offers a playful and comfortable line of the most stylish tennis wear and activewear to get you moving. Skirts, skorts, leggings, sweatpants, and even dresses – whatever you’re most comfortable with, they’ve got it! Everything they wear is handmade in Brazil and sewn with care to help you express yourself on the court, at the gym or even just at brunch.

Wexford-based boutique Lane 51 has a range of fun and comfortable sportswear called Go-Active, and you’re going to want to to go straight to their website when you discover the best part: each item is less than $50. You can stock your closet with leggings, joggers, sports bras, and sweaters without breaking the bank, and the quality is on par with some of those national brands that charge double for a single pair of leggings.

Moda Pittsburgh’s two locations in Shadyside and Lawrenceville feature pieces from the latest collections and designers supporting your Instagram Explore page, including athletic tops and bottoms for men and women. With brands like Stampd, Adidas Stella McCartney and Y-3, you can stock up on activewear that’s almost too fashionable to sweat, but feel free to do it anyway!

Start at square one? Try Square One Athletics! According to founder Perry Parker, “Everyone started somewhere,” and if you’re looking to take that first step, take it in activewear that supports your body while you move and helps you feel your best for so that you can perform well. Their latest drop is the Minimal collection, featuring monochromatic workout essentials like long-sleeve and cutout tees, compression shorts and hoodies.

Owned by local yoga instructor Paul Jean “PJ” Frontino, Yoga Jean is “a brand suitable for everyone, designed to cultivate community.” With great matching sets made with buttery soft fabrics in neutrals and dusty pastels, Yoga Jean clothing is comfortable. and elegant. The site also offers workout essentials like hats, hoodies, and yoga mats.

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.

Pickels from Kaidia

Kaidia is a Pittsburgh native and a content writer for a local marketing agency. She loves to travel, try new dishes at local restaurants, and take fitness classes all over town. She’s a die-hard pen fan as well as a home baker and mixologist – sometimes combining the two in one recipe!