Athleisure – clothing that takes you from the gym to the street – is on the rise. But which brands are making it in the UK? Here’s our guide to athleisure gear that’s made in Britain
We put a call out on Instagram for gym and sportswear brands that are made in the UK. Given the growing popularity of this trend it was surprising that there was little to choose from. We’d love to find more, so if you have any suggestions please let us know in the comments at the bottom of this post.
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.
Bags of Love make personalised products of all types including these leggings. Perfect for making a statement in the gym and made in the UK, of course. Just upload your own print of photo, choose the fabric, length and thread colour and you have your own unique pair of leggings for the gym
Women’s British-made sportswear brand designed by a fitness instructor and manufactured in the UK.
A sports and swimwear brand for women in sizes 14 to 28. All made in the UK, naturally.
Miner Wear is a family run business that benefits from decades of expertise within the textile industry. They offer custom sportswear made in their own factory in Northumberland.
Katz Dancewear, as a leading manufacturer of dancewear in the UK, provides a comprehensive range of shoes, garments, accessories and gifts for dancers of all ages.
https://www.katz-dancewear.co.uk/Contrado work with creatives to turn their ideas into products, including fitness wear. Everything they make is printed and handmade in London.
Voted the top ethical sportswear brand by Ethical Consumer, Gossypium have been producing British-made yoga and activewear from organic cotton since 1998.
Josery is a UK manufacturer and brand that produce all of their garments in the UK. They both knit the fabric and make the garments, including these athletic tees.
Technical sports socks made in Britain, for every activity imaginable!
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.
Fehr Trade gives you the option to have activewear, not only made in Britain, but made by you! They sell a variety of digital sewing patterns for activewear. Why not make your own?
Think we’ve missed something out? or got an idea for another Top 10 feature that we could run? We’d love to hear your ideas…