Athleta is by no means a new brand, but I often overlook it in a world full of athleisure options. So I spent some time shopping it and discovered it has an assortment of polished pieces that can take you from a workout to lunch to a zoom call with total ease.
What you might not know is that Athleta is also a size-inclusive brand, offering XXS – 3X in regular, petite, and tall. So unlike some of their over-priced competitors, they are offering quality items for all shapes and sizes.
Surprising Finds at Athleta for Fall
7/8 Leggings, $98
I wear all kinds of leggings, from inexpensive pairs at Old Navy to the always popular Zella leggings. Of course, you don’t have to spend for a quality pair, but if you wear them as frequently as I do, the 7/8 leggings from Athleta are a fantastic investment for under $100.
There are sizes for everyone. You can pick these up in any color, in regular, petite and tall, sizes XXS – 3X.
They wash and wear well and never lose their “grip” on you.
I ordered a couple of fresh pairs for fall to pair with the Nike Sneakers we featured yesterday to create a quick and easy weekday morning uniform.
Collared Shirt, $98
It’s a well documented fact that I love a crisp white button down. But I had no idea I could get one at Athleta. This is a slightly oversized style, that you can pair with practically any bottom. It’s a great option if you’re still living the hybrid work life.
What makes it different is the fabric. It’s made from recycled polyester, a material sourced from post-consumer plastic bottles. It’s wonderfully comfortable and breathable.
Dance Wrap, $79
You can easily go from workout to lunch with this soft-as-a-cloud wrap top. It’s a pretty and polished alternative to throwing on a sweatshirt. Designed to tie in the front or back, it’s available in four colors in XXS – 3X.
Striped Tee, $44
I prefer a light tee shirt paired with shorts for morning walks instead of tight workout tanks, and this one is my absolute favorite. The fit is just right, and it has a nice sleeve. I picked it up in the pink (above) and the white stripe.
Slim Wallet, $25
They call this the “Coffee Run Wallet,” and for a good reason. You can carry just what you need for a quick errand or to run to the gym. I bought one for myself and my oldest daughter. Available in an array of colors – it would make a lovely under $25 gift around the holidays too. 🙂
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