Women wearing orange and blue shorts and sports bras

This Best-selling Activewear Brand Just Dropped Its Colorful Summer Line - and We Want Everything

You'll want to wear these activewear pieces all summer long
By Madeline Diamond
May 22, 2021
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Now that summer is approaching, it might be time to update your activewear collection with stylish yet functional pieces that will keep up with you all season long, whether you're hitting the trails or just going on a jog around the neighborhood. Girlfriend Collective is shopper- and editor-loved brand for its chic, comfortable, and size-inclusive active collection. Not to mention, everything is made from recycled materials. That's why we're excited that the brand just launched its summer collection, filled with gorgeous colors you'll want to wear this summer and beyond.

The brand's new Dream State collection includes five new colorways in some of the brand's best-selling pieces, from high-waisted leggings to running shorts to sports bras. You can even shop one of this season's biggest activewear trends - the skort - in these summer-ready colors. A standout piece of the collection, the Skort features a high-rise fit with built-in compressive shorts, hidden mesh pockets, and side slits for a stylish yet functional sporty look.

As a huge fan of Girlfriend Collective's activewear myself, I can't wait to add some of these new colors to my wardrobe. One of my favorite pieces the brand makes is the the Gazelle Short, an ultra-flattering running short with a built-in lining, zippable pockets, a drawstring waist, and slightly loose fit. And while I currently own the shorts in a forest green color, the bright orange and light blue colorways are calling my name.

Keep reading for some of our favorite pieces from Girlfriend Collective's Dream State summer collection

Woman wearing orange sports bra and shorts
Credit: Courtesy of Girlfriend Collective

To buy: Gazelle Short, girlfriend.com, $55; Lou Bra, girlfriend.com, $42

Woman wearing beige leggings and sports bra
Credit: Courtesy of Girlfriend Collective

To buy: Compressive High-rise Legging, girlfriend.com, $68; Dylan Bra, girlfriend.com, $38

Woman wearing red sports bra and skort
Credit: Courtesy of Girlfriend Collective

To buy: Skort, girlfriend.com, $58; Paloma Bra, girlfriend.com, $38

Woman wearing bright blue sports bra and bike shorts
Credit: Courtesy of Girlfriend Collective

To buy: High-rise Run Short, girlfriend.com, $48; Lou Bra, girlfriend.com, $42

Madeline Diamond is a Brooklyn-based e-commerce editor at Travel + Leisure, and she's constantly fighting the impulse to overpack for her next trip. You can follow her on Twitter @madgdiamond and Instagram @madelinediamond.

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