Best of Philly

Best Activewear

2023 Best Activewear

All + None

Philly-based queer personal trainer Anna Claire (AC) Loper was on a mission to find new workout shorts — ones that were lined, supportive and gender-neutral. Fed up with lackluster options, Loper created All + None, an activewear brand with size-inclusive and non-gendered pieces — a compressive bodysuit, a full-coverage muscle tee, and the boxing shorts Loper envisioned — meant to make all bodies feel good, especially when they’re moving. Read More »


2022 Best For Those Still Opposed to Hard Clothes


In a post-pandemic world, cotton truly is the fabric of our lives. (Cue the maudlin ’90s jingle.) You’ll find a growing collection of finely fabricated threads from cool-girl labels like Stateside and Perfect White Tee at this store’s new Rittenhouse address. (It was previously located in Chestnut Hill.) Owner Sue Pinto still offers the same stellar sportswear brands that first put Rebel on the retail map in 2016: Splits59, PE Nation and Year of Ours. Read More »

116 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2018 Best Clothes for a Sweat Sesh

Sole Active

This activewear boutique popped up on the scene last year and has been slaying the stylish workout-gear game ever since, with graphic leggings, tanks, sports bras and shorts that you’ll want to wear long after you’ve left the gym. Read More »

107 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ | (856) 427-7840 | Website

2014 Best Workout Clothes

Without Walls

There's now a reason to shop at Urban Outfitters past the age of 25: In the KOP location, you'll find the company's new fitness brand, which has taken Urban's splashy aesthetic and translated it into gymwear (floral yoga pants, tie-dye sports bras, graphic-printed tech shirts) for a look infinitely cooler than your boring black leggings. Read More »

King of Prussia Mall, 640 West Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA | 610-265-1348 | Website

2013 Best Secret Spot for Women's Workout Clothes

Pure Barre

There are only about 50 items at the mini-shop inside this fitness studio, but you'll want every single one of them. The well-curated collection includes hard-to-find brands like Splits59 and Karma Wear, with a special emphasis on pieces equally suited for class and happy hour. And, yes, this is where to get those Pura Vida charm bracelets all your yogi friends are sporting. Read More »

1701 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-234-7825 | Website

2010 Best Workout Clothes


It's a chain, yes, but our Lululemons sure don't act like it, with free yoga classes led by local instructors. And the clothes? Well, let's just say we regularly drop as much here on running tanks and yoga pants as we do in the shoe departments at Neiman's and Saks Read More »

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2012 Best Women's Activewear

Indigo Schuy

At this cheery new boutique, printed tees, sweatshirts, running skirts and accessories could easily go from gym to date night. (We won't tell.) Read More »

8432 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 267-437-2958 | Website

2011 Best Activewear

Out There Outfitters

Whether your preferred terrain is the mat or the mountain, they've got your gear (not to mention the largest selection of Patagonia ever seen in one place). Read More »

123 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA | 610-688-6383 | Website