Athleta Announces the Launch of Expanded Inclusive Sizing, Leading the Way for Body Positivity
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Over the past few years, fitness brands have transformed their messaging to reflect inclusive sizing that represents all bodies. By expanding options, many brands are reshaping the conversation surrounding body positivity and showing that inclusive sizing isn't just a “trend," as Shopify writes. Inclusive sizing is here to stay, and we’re all for it!
With a commitment to body positivity and empowering women of all sizes, Athleta recently announced the launch of their expanded inclusive sizing selection. Their apparel has been crafted for all women in sizes XXS-3X or 00-26—the company’s most inclusive range yet. Athleta has worked directly with active women of all shapes to help refit and test each apparel piece to ensure each one meets high performance and fit standards.
The expanded inclusive sizing collection includes over 500 “expertly crafted styles" that will be available both in stores and online by March. According to Gap Inc., 70 percent of the Athleta collection will be available in sizes 1X-3X by Spring 2021, leading the way for expanded inclusive sizing and inspiring other brands to do the same.
As a part of its ongoing commitment to embracing size inclusive apparel, Athleta has vowed to extend sizes across categories by the end of 2022. According to Yahoo! Life, over 5,000 Athleta employees will undergo inclusive sizing and unconscious bias training in the midst of the inclusive sizing launch. Athleta has taken the time to truly listen to feedback from their customers to create an inclusive athletic brand that provides comfort and quality wear for women of all shapes and sizes.
We’ve featured some of our favorite pieces from Athleta’s expanded inclusive sizing collection. Take a look below to find your favorites for working out or staying in! You can find great styles for everyday wear, or even for those cozy hot cocoa nights where you just want to read a good book and catch up on some sleep. Plus, we’ve peppered in some of the latest and greatest Athleta coupons and promo codes throughout — you can thank us later!
Lounge and Workout Wear
Camo Farrallon Jogger
Channel your inner Lara Croft and enjoy a flexible fit from this durable camo jogger. These joggers are perfect for your daily commute or lounging around the house and getting some spring cleaning done. Plus, these joggers come with an adjustable drawcord for added comfort and have cool camouflaged pockets for springtime or workout adventures.
Looking for a new jogger to keep up with your daily routine? Made from recycled polyester and spandex, these wrinkle-resistant joggers are both comfortable and extremely breathable. Move freely and confidently in these lightweight, stretchy joggers that feature a ribbed side panel and gusset. These joggers are silky smooth and include both front and back zipper pockets to help store small items. They’re great for a stroll around the park or for doing light exercises.
Studio to Street Print Sweatshirt
This tie dye-inspired sweatshirt is definitely an ode to the ‘90s. You can jam to some beats or wear this tie-dye-inspired sweatshirt after your intense workout. Unlike most sweatshirts, this piece is made from “sustainably sourced wood pulp" and feels as smooth as butter.
Cabo Tide Linen Jogger
These joggers provide the ultimate comfort when you’re running errands or busy traveling. The textured linen feels super lightweight and soft on your skin. Plus, there’s minimal extra care involved. Just do an easy wash and they’ll be as good as new for future travel adventures. The drawstring and large pockets make this jogger both practical and stylish for everyday wear or your next travel destination.
Sweat it Out On Your Yoga Mat
Don’t be afraid to break a sweat with this comfortable Nitro Tank ideal for intense workouts and cardio. As an extra style point, this tank has a keyhole in the back to distinguish it from ordinary tanks. The fabric is made out of breathable polyester and spandex that helps sweat marks dry as quickly as possible. One of the perks is that you don’t have to wash it as often or deal with that sweaty stench that most tanks are left with at the end of the day.
Let the stress of the day wither away with this lightweight, anti-odor-infused tank. For those who don’t feel comfortable in a bare tank, this tank covers the shoulders with a thicker strap for coverage and flexibility. The fabric is also slightly scrunched in the back of this tank for added coverage and style. Wear it to yoga practice or as everyday wear with cozy tights.
For a soft wrap that hugs your body and helps you cool off after an intense yoga session, choose the Pranayama Wrap. The wrap’s breathable material helps sweat quickly evaporate so you can feel comfortable both in and out of the yoga studio. You can also wear this gentle wrap while walking your furry friend or heading to the grocery store. If you’re looking for a way to support the environment, the wrap’s soft material is made from fiber produced from sustainable forests.
Ultra High Rise Elation Tight
These stretchable and breathable tights are the perfect addition to your new yoga and workout collection. With a fitted ultra high rise, these tights provide comfort and help evaporate sweat through durable fabric. The tights are also rated with UPF 50+ to keep you protected from the sun’s harsh rays.
Comfortable and Cute Bras
Solace Bra D-DD+
This bra is available in A-C sizes, in addition to expanded sizing for a D-DD+. The Solace Bra provides exceptional support and comfort as well as a stylish crisscross back strap. The fabric is super soft and allows you to enjoy an inhale or exhale on the yoga mat. With a bonded chest band, there are no more annoying pinches or areas where your body feels restricted from moving freely. Wear this bra to yoga or pilates class and you’ll probably forget all about your old, ill-fitted bras.
Exhale Printed Bra D-DD+
Inhale and exhale deeply with this gorgeous marble and tie dye printed bra available in D-DD+ and other sizes. This bra provides exceptional front support and features cross-pull back straps that don’t leave irritating marks on your skin. If you’re tired of bras that dig into your skin and feel restrictive, it’s time to invest in a new bra. This one is best for low-impact workouts and yoga sessions.
Conscious Crop D-DD+
For a sporty bra, go for the Conscious Crop and pair it with Athleta’s high-waisted tights. This crop bra keeps you cool as you do a downward dog during your yoga class. Its simple features are what make this crop bra a joy to move in.
It’s almost springtime, and that means it’s the perfect weather to put on a romper and strut in style. This Marlow Romper is made with recycled polyester that feels extra cozy, lightweight, and incredibly silky on your skin. With pockets and a hidden zip, this romper makes you feel like you’re walking on Cloud 9.
Topanga Printed Jumpsuit
This lightweight printed jumpsuit is both practical and stylish. You can wear it during a typical Zoom work day or wear it at the beach boardwalk. With accessible stash pockets and a cinch waist, you can adjust the jumpsuit to your liking. Plus, if your clothes are wrinkle-prone, you won’t have to worry about it with this breathable recycled polyester and spandex jumpsuit.
Del Rey Dress
If you’re looking for a travel-friendly dress, this piece should definitely be added to your outdoor apparel collection. The Del Rey Dress is both lightweight and soft, has a cinch feature in the front, and includes stash pockets to keep the overall look casual.
Pacifica Illume Coverup
After going for a relaxing swim, it’s time to throw on the perfect coverup. This piece comes in an authentic Pacifa fabric that is super lightweight and breathable. Wear it poolside or for lounging around and reading a good book under the umbrella. With quick drying features, this coverup is a must-have for all travel. It comes with a secure zip pocket so you won’t lose your keys.