The Best Activewear for Spring and Summer — From Bike Shorts to Tennis Skirts

You'll want to live in these pieces all spring and summer long

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Woman wearing light blue cropped tank and leggings
Photo: Courtesy of Reformation

Now that summer is officially here, we are finally greeted with the promise of spending more time outside (safely, of course). If you enjoy outdoor workouts, whether low-impact or high-intensity, you're going to want to right apparel and gear to keep you cool and comfortable. Just in time for the warmer weather, we've rounded up some of this season's best activewear that you'll want to year all summer long.

So whether your athletic activity in the upcoming warmer months involves casual walks around the block, hikes on your favorite trails, or trips to the gym, we've got you covered as far as activewear goes. From chic matching sets to supportive sports bras to fashion-forward exercise skorts, there are plenty of stylish options out there this year from brands we love, like Girlfriend Collective, Lululemon, and Alo Yoga.

Keep reading for our top seasonal activewear picks.

Girlfriend Collective

Woman wearing red sports bra and cream colored skort
Courtesy of Girlfriend Collective

To buy: Tommy Bra,, $38; Skort,, $58


Navy blue tie dye tennis skirt
Courtesy of Amazon

To buy: 13-inch High Waisted Tennis Skirt,, from $36


Woman wearing blue sports bra and black shorts
Courtesy of Bandier

To buy: Rivington Ribbed Bra,, $48


Light blue running shorts
Courtesy of Lululemon

To buy: Hotty Hot Low Rise Short 4",, $58


Woman wearing light blue cropped tank and leggings
Courtesy of Reformation

To buy: Ivy Ecostretch Cropped Tank,, $48; Ecostretch High Rise Legging,, $88

Outdoor Voices

Woman wearing navy sports bra and bike shorts
Courtesy of Amazon

To buy: Warmup 10" Short,, $58; Double Time Bra,, $48

Alo Yoga

Woman wearing purple/grey sports bra and bike shorts
Courtesy of Alo Yoga

To buy: Alosoft Ribbed Chic Bra Tank,, $58; Alosoft Aura Short,, $56


Woman wearing light yellow/green sports bra
Courtesy of Nordstrom

To buy: Body Fusion Sports Bra,, $35


Light green sports bra and bike shorts
Courtesy of Summersalt

To buy: The Midi Sports Bra,, $55; The Do-it-all High Rise Biker Shorts,, $55

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