The Best Women's Activewear Brands in Hong Kong
There’s no denying the motivational effect of stylish new workout clothes. Finding new boutique and trustworthy brands outside of household classics, however, can be a challenge. We've found the options that are worth the investment, from premium international sportswear brands to smaller independent boutiques with a sustainable edge. So, kiss your boring workout clothes goodbye, and say hello to our pick of the hottest activewear brands to wear this summer. Some of the brands are so chic you’d probably prefer to wear them hanging out with friends than working out, but they definitely make for some functional workout gear too. After all, who says you can’t look good while breaking a sweat?
Flow With Me
Multi-brand platform Flow With Me was founded by yogi enthusiast Ji Won Maxted Yoon who wanted to source through trial-and-testing some of the best independent activewear brands out there. The family-run collection features high-quality, high-performance yoga, athleisure wear and accessories through a one-stop online shop. Each product is hand-picked for its efficiency and style, with bestsellers like the high waist leggings from Emily Hsu Designs, Onzie to the soft buttery flares from Indigo Luna. Discover all you need for an indoor or outdoor workout with all the accessories you need from international boutique brands.
Earned Athletic Apparel
Founded by professional athletes, Earned Athletic Apparel provides comfort and function for regular gym-goers. The newly-launched 'Keeping It Real', the New Collection By Tammi Robinson & Earned Athletic is an esteemed collection of products for high-impact exercise. With most products on the market catering to slender, smaller frames, the new line specifically serves HIIT ladies looking for something to fit their strong bodies. Female athletes typically find that yoga outfits don't last too long under the barbell, so Earned Athletic Apparel closes this gap and features the ideal solution to avoiding lat boob and durable activewear designed for heavy-duty lifting.
If you’re after functional sportswear that doesn’t compromise on style, then look no further than this popular London-bred activewear brand. The global and leading brand has been inspiring and empowering women for over twenty years worldwide and currently houses five stores in Hong Kong—with more on route. Sweaty Betty sells everything from sports bras and outerwear to swimwear and workout accessories, but it is famous worldwide for its extensive selection of high-performance leggings. Whatever the occasion—whether it’s for running, yoga or gymming—they have the perfect pair of leggings for it, and in a range of flattering cuts and funky patterns too. Not sure where to start? Click here to take Sweaty Betty’s very own Leggings Quiz to help you find your perfect pair.
For founder Becky Yeung, B.Y.O Active was born with the intent to celebrate the beauty in imperfection, through designs and customer care. The activewear brand designed for women offers functionality and style at an affordable price, with its collection spanning a simple collection of sports bras and chic leggings. Fitness junkies can indulge in the fine selection of easy-to-style garments worn anytime, anywhere. Each product is made with high-quality fabrics designed to deliver the perfect balance between functionality and fashion for the modern woman.
I AM BE REAL
Show your true inner self in confidence with I AM BE REAL's activewear collection. The Hong Kong sportswear brand colours its pieces in pretty hues from candy pink to pretty lilac for a girly selection of functional gear. Yogis and gym-goers can shop for everything a woman needs to work out, including sports bras, tops, bottoms, jackets and accessories. The K Collection is a particular standout for style hunters—featuring an array of unique garments to conduct your work out in, like ribboned leggings to ballerina wrap cardigans for post-exercise lounging.
Simple and sophisticated, Everyday Rituéls is a daily reminder for life, a collection of images and quotes that represent a life surrounded by wellness. The Hong Kong-born activewear brand offers everyday outfit collections which can be worn day-in, day-out, from work to a night out. Designed with comfort at the forefront, the activewear apparel is your ideal solution to getting fit with cute outfit options. If you're not sure where to start, try out the Weekend Warrior collection, which includes highlights like the one-shoulder sports bra, power high-waisted leggings and super sculpt sports bra. Orders can be made via Instagram DM.
Founded by two girls in Hong Kong with a passion for working out, Flexiflow Apparel was designed to take on the wild outdoors and the gym indoors. Many of us with office jobs are found slumping at desks all day and need the chance to work out every now and then. Stretch and sweat in Flexiflow Apparel's sleek collection of everyday workout basics, catering to the rain, yoga in the sun, a burning workout at the gym to walking around in style. Each product caters to city athletics, using quality apparel with a tailored fit.
Designed by yogis, for yogis, local Hong Kong brand, Siva Active, was founded in 2019 with the aim to offer cozy, chic and sustainably made pieces that are consciously designed to blend seamlessly into your everyday wardrobe. The brand comprises bold colours and clever designs carefully made to address the fitting issues many Asian women face when it comes to choosing activewear. All of Siva Active's garments are produced in limited quantities, and either made from custom-ordered sustainable fabric or leftover fabric from large retailers as part of their mission to reduce waste.
Her Own Words
Being “Engineered For Comfort”, Her Own Words embarked upon their lifestyle lingerie journey as Regina Miracle. This little boutique has carved its name for practising what they preach, designing 100% free-cut everyday wear, patented cushion wire, and the works. Hence why tech innovators to the true test: creating a sportswear collection. Molded to supportive perfection, HOW (Her Own Words) sports bras feature built-in cotton cups that are perfect for those who adore the extra support. We also love their newest collection of leggings, which include side-hugging pockets, ensuring a compression finish that is suited to all types of movement. Do try before you buy though, especially with their bras, as their range is specific to your cup size.
Looking for activewear with a conscience? Then check out Lane Eight. Their mission is simple but impressive—to make the world’s best workout shoes for everyday athletes. Every pair of shoes Lane Eight produces is made from 11 bottles of recycled plastic bottles, restores 31 liters of clean water back into the environment and removes 64m³ of CO2 thanks to its use of algae-based cushioning. Even its shoe boxes are made from 100% post-consumer recycled content. Lane Eight offers four signature colourways and is constantly adding to their growing collection. Over the last two months, they have launched three limited edition colours: a rainbow tie-dye addition to celebrate Pride month, as well as Sunset Orange and Sunrise Yellow inspired by the bright and sunny colours of summer. With trainers as stylish as these, you can easily add an active, on-the-go vibe to any ensemble in and out of the gym.