Top 15 Activewear Brands and Sports Equipment Made in Britain

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…

Activewear Brands

AIM Athleisure

Activewear UK by AIM Athleisure
AIM Athleisure

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.

Peper Harow

Organic cotton sports socks by Peper Harow
Peper Harow

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.

Colourways Textiles

Organic sportswear UK by Colourway Textiles
Colourways Textiles

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

Activewear brands Lola Starr
Lola Starr

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.

Usual Objections

Swimwear made in the UK by Usual Objections
Usual Objections

A sustainable swimwear brand based in Hackney, Usual Objections use recycled fabrics to make the most ethical swimwear in the UK.

Red Jasper

Activewear brands Red Jasper
Red Jasper

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

A Star British-made sportswear Gymnastic essentials made in UK
A Star

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.

Soma Sportswear

Sportswear brands UK Soma Sportswear
Soma Sportswear

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

Sportswear brand made in Britain Toffs
Toffs

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.

Walsh

UK-made sportswear by Walsh
Walsh Casual British-made sports footwear

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.

Gossypium

Activewear Brands UK Gossypium
Gossypium

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

Active Hands

disability gripping aids by Active Hands
Active Hands

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.

Tica Lily

Yoga Meditation Zafu Cushion by Tica Lily
Tica Lily

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!

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5 thoughts on “Top 15 Activewear Brands and Sports Equipment Made in Britain”

  1. Awesome Britain branded workout clothes quality and low price you share with us its really great and help full for everyone I very impress with you please keep share such type of post with us.

  2. Great article and feature re Gossypium and Sockmine, two ethical Brit brands I love but that one elusive diamond in the rough you have not come across is Venus Cow. They make the most beautiful Athleisure Lifestyle collection all in the UK and I can honestly say I cannot find anything better for the price. Sooooo good and all Made in Britain. and they make going out leggings you can actually style that aren’t see through. YAAASSSS

  3. Originalkettlebells.com for UK made kettlebells. Great product, I keep asking them to make an 8kg but they currently start at 12 kg upwards.

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