7 Consciously Designed Active/Yogawear for Your Next Workout

February 19, 2023

The importance of exercising to help keep your body healthy and energized cannot be overstated. Whether it be an intense workout at the gym, a yoga session, or a quick 15 minute home workout, being physically active can improve not only your physical and mental health but also your ability to engage in everyday activities. Here we introduce 7 brands with active/yoga wear products made in consciously chosen materials and designed to last longer in your closet. Learn more about how these brands are sustainable on the ConsiderBeyond app.

1. Armed Angels 


Born: Germany

Shipping: Worldwide

Materials: Recycled polyamide and elastane, Tencel Lyocell, Organic Cotton

Certifications: GRS (Global Recycling Standard) Certified

Armed Angels combines sustainable material technology and stretch-support know-how to create performance-perfected essentials. The quick-dry and breathable sports bras and leggings with anti-bacterial treatment are made from GRS-certified performance fabric that maximizes the use of recycled pre-consumer waste in every piece. The activewear shirts are made from TENCEL Lyocell, organic cotton, and elastane, light and airy to wear while retaining sufficient stretch and flexibility.

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2. Boody


Born: Australia

Shipping: Worldwide

Material: Bamboo Viscose, Organic Cotton, Spandex

Certifications: Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex 

Boody blended Bamboo viscose and Organic cotton to develop their activewear line. Bamboo viscose gives lightweight breathability and flexible stretch even for high-support workouts while the organic cotton rounds the fabric off to create an ultra-comfortable fit. Enjoy breathable, odor-resistant, thermo-regulating, and moisture-wicking activewear for pure comfort all day long. 

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3. Hara the Label


Born: Australia

Shipping: Worldwide

Material: Bamboo

Hara the Label created a range of super-soft bamboo sportswear that loves your body and the planet. Naturally odor resistant, antibacterial, and antifungal, the bamboo fabric allows the sportswear to feel light as air, easy to move in, and ideal for wicking away moisture and keeping you cool while you exercise. Their entire collection is made with all-natural dyes and inclusive, with sizes from XS to 5XL and styles made for every body shape and type.

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4. Indigo Luna

Born: Australia

Shipping: Worldwide shipping

Materials: Plant Viscose, Spandex

Indigo Luna’s yoga wear is made in simple shapes and earthy colors with plant viscose. They use the Indigo plant to create earthy colors from nature that don't have a negative impact on our planet. Dedicated to thoughtful slow creation, they aim to reduce the unnecessary impact on other beings and our planet which means collections are purposely created in small, sustainable runs and they plan to run out of stock.

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5. Girlfriend Collective


Born: United States

Shipping: Worldwide shipping

Materials: Recycled polyester, Spandex

Certifications: Standard 100 By OEKO-TEX

Girlfriend Collective looks at every step and makes sure they know the impact from fiber to fabric for their activewear. The clothes are made from recycled materials including post-consumer water bottles, fishing nets, fabric scraps, and other waste. They make sure that the dyes and wastewater are carefully cleaned and cooled before being released. That is, instead of dumping dye mud in the landfill they are sent to a pavement facility, where it’s transformed to be used for paving stones, making sidewalks better for the community.

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6. Reformation


Born: United States

Shipping: Worldwide

Materials: EcoStretch (REPREVE Polyester), Spandex

Reformation’s activewear serves the sporty look while considering flexibility and sustainability. The pieces are made with EcoStretch which is a velvety performance fabric that’s soft and stretch for low-impact activities. The fabric is made from REPREVE® Polyester sourced from recycled plastic bottles.

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7. When & Where NYC

Born: United States

Shipping: United States

Materials: ECONYL (Regenerated nylon), Elastane, Spandex

Certifications: Standard 100 By OEKO-TEX

WHEN & WHERE NYC is a sustainable athleisure brand that provides stylish and versatile outfit options that women can wear any time, any place, all throughout the day without the need for multiple outfit changes. Their activewear line is made using ECONYL® which is regenerated nylon derived from fishing nets, fabric scraps, and carpets that would otherwise pollute the planet. You will receive the products in plastic-free, compostable mailers made from plant material wrapped in recycled tissue paper. 

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