2020 Has shown us that we need to put an emphasis on our Health, both mind and body. It has led to an increase in people working out and when you work out, you need comfortable gear, and of course we want it to be stylish. Take the time to find more great brands in the rest of our directory if these don’t fit your personal tastes. But for now, here are eight Black owned active wear brands ready to get you right.
Realizing that healthy lifestyles have a great importance in our psychological and physical wellness, Kia Phillips and Nekol Gaskins realized there was a void in the athleisure apparel market for socially conscious women and working mothers. “There were few images of women that looked like us in the market, and there were few designs that represented our culture and heritage”. So, in the spirit of creation these Queens decided to embark on a journey birthing their own inspirational athleisure brand Glamourina.
Pru Apparel was created in 2014 to represent self-love, community and sisterhood in the wake of the previous movement of unrest within the black community. The goal was to inspire women of color to be seen, heard and celebrated.
Let’s Get This Work is all about getting on the grind and putting in effort. The founder of this line is also in the active military and this line reflects the attitude of toughness with style. The tops and bottoms work just as well if you have to make a run before you hit the gym or after, as long as you are indeed hitting it.
Built Exclusive athletics is a black woman owned brand which has comfortable clothing and accessories that are designed with both style and performance in mind. Slightly looser, the clothing is more casual and they also offer accessories like tension bands and water bottles as well.
Designed for the woman with luxury and functionality, Solely fit features multi-dimensional pieces that support the easy transition from one daily activity to the next. This line offers a variety of chic solutions for the workout woman on the go.
30 and Gold is a brand that is expanding and offering more and more prints and styles of their athletic wear. You can also check their site for their plus sized collection and a limited selection of men’s wear as well.
Sweat Pretty ATL is the latest from Just Jai Apparel and is a refinement of this owner’s design. Stepping forward into some more exciting designs, you can expect to have comfort with your style. Also look out for the Sleep Pretty line as well.
Kemetick Knowledge is a lifestyle brand with classic design. The details belie the simplicity and this brand stands out with super quality materials and rich colors. From exercise in the gym to hitting the pool or the beach, you will look great in your Kemetick Knowledge. Check out their Goddess Vibes Only line of swimwear as well.