Our latest Look Kit is inspired by calming, restorative yoga classes, weights sessions that leave you feeling like a million bucks, the unending pain of morning runs and all the WTF wellness moments we’ve ever experienced. We’ve rounded up the very best activewear and accessories for those of you on a health kick this year. Made in the UK or at least very well-loved over here on our side of the pond, these bits and pieces put salmon-toned, skin-tight gym wear to shame.
2. BAN.DO are amazing; from their complement cards to hilarious slogan items in super-bright colours, we love the US brand’s approach to banishing self doubt. Whether you’re a decathlon pro or a couch to 5K kind of exerciser, this sweatshirt is for all of us. Made from a soft blend of cotton and manmade fibres, this baby is printed in a playful font and finished in grey.
3. We’ve been obsessing over BKR for a long time now so thought we’d share our revolutionary find with you. Not content with using plastic bottle after plastic bottle, never being able to find a recycling bin and feeling guilty about all the waste we must have consigned to landfill sites the world over, we looked into glass bottles. No BPA, no bin issues. The BKR bottle is obviously reusable and not just for workouts. We think carrying one everywhere is a good idea. We’re into that minty colour too.
4. Night Cheese Lifestyle is a cute Etsy shop that specialises in small enamel accessories that remind us of the kids clubs of yore. This pin says it all. We’d never expect you to don lycra and head out for a run without at least one homage to the temple of sarcasm to accompany you. Some have earned their badge for cookery, some for orienteering, some for leadership. You have proudly earned the badge of UGH.
Words: Emily Beeson | @younggoldteeth