Athleisure – clothing that takes you from the gym to the street – is on the rise. But which activewear brands are making it in the UK? Here’s our guide to activewear that’s made in Britain.
Whether you’re looking to start a new sport or get yourself to the gym, deciding what clothes to wear can make or break a workout. Athleisure should make you feel your best even when you get your sweat on. So which activewear brands are making in the UK? Find out below…
AIM brings the worlds of fashion and gym together. They use the highest quality fabrics to create a look and everything is manufactured in the UK. They also offer a personalisation service to make your gym gear truly personal.
Get fit in comfort and sustainable style with these luxury organic cotton sport socks from Peper Harow. With a cushioned sole and ribbed arch, these socks offer unparalleled support no matter the sport.
Specialising in the manufacture of premium T-Shirts, Sweatshirt and polo Shirts for luxury brands, Colourways Textiles provide bespoke athleisure garments. Whether you’re looking for something personalised for your sports team or to wear whilst at the gym.
Lola Starr is an activewear brand offering a premium range of Athleisure wear made from ocean waste. Designed for both adults and children, the collection gives you support and fabric coverage in the areas you need it most making the pieces an ideal choice for all workout activities or leisure.
A sustainable swimwear brand based in Hackney, Usual Objections use recycled fabrics to make the most ethical swimwear in the UK.
Dancing Daisy offer’s a Made in UK collection which features children’s leotards, tutu dresses, wrap ballet skirts and cotton scrunchies in a range of colours.
Perfect for your little ballerina, each piece is made with high-performance materials and are flame retardant. Specially designed by Dancing Daisy for your littlest ballerinas. Made by hand with love in the United Kingdom. What’s not to love!
Red Jasper create beautifully natural women’s activewear made in the UK. Offering a collection of sustainable athleisurewear that feel kind on the skin, Red Jasper produces versatile garments that suit women’s different shaped bodies. The fibres used have been specifically chosen to make sure their garments not only feel and look good but be well worth the investment.
A Star specialises in leotards for gymnastics, trampolining and dance. They have a specialist team in the UK that designs and hand-makes all of their leotards, shorts, crop tops, leggings, and tracksuits. A Star are proud to be a major UK-based sportswear supplier for so many different sports.
Sustainable athleisure brand Soma Sportswear launched in December 2021 after developing a unique fabric made from renewable raw beech tree pulp and silver. This means the garments are naturally anti-odour and anti-bacterial making them the perfect option for all your activewear needs.
TOFFS is the destination for classic retro football and rugby kits that recreate the most iconic vintage shirt designs. All of their replica football and rugby shirts are manufactured by hand at their factory at Gateshead since 1990.
Since 1961 Norman Walsh UK have been making performance, casual, fell running, footwear. They are the only British-owned and manufactured sports footwear brand left in the UK.
Voted the top ethical sportswear brand by Ethical Consumer, Gossypium have been producing British-made yoga and activewear from organic cotton since 1998.
Sports Equipment made in Britain
Aiming to help people achieve more active and inclusive lives, Active Hands manufacture high-quality disability gripping aids for those with disabilities affecting their grip such as Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke and Cerebral Palsy.
Somerset-based manufacturer Tica Lily offer yoga meditation Zafu cushions to be used in a studio or in the comfort of your home. Filled with Organic Buckwheat Husk, you can customise by removing a little content to soften the support and make your cushion perfect for you!