days, spreading good workout vibes is about more than giving
high fives at the gym.
mantras "Breathe" and "Peace"
along with sweet-spirited messages (Think: "Love is the
answer" and "Good vibes only") are front and
center on tanks and midriff Ts in this new year, new-you
DOES IT COME FROM?
workout clothing has been in the midst of reform for some
time, but the unwritten uniform for the last five years has
been a tank with built-in bra from Lululemon or Under Armour,
paired with tights. And, depending on your workout, snazzy
sneakers for spinning or running, or simply a pair of UGGS if
youre on your way to yoga.
the last two years, a few things happened. More workout
studios whether core-building barre or Pilates, or
cardio-training spin have incorporated mini-boutiques.
from the creators of Spiritual Gangster to Alo, who once sold
their graphic print Ts solely through Instagram and Facebook,
are being welcomed into brick-and-mortar spaces. And at the
same time, spiritual messaging is being phased into not just
our workout clothes, but onto the long-sleeve Ts we pair with
skinnies and blazers on mall jaunts or when out to brunch. In
other words, breathing deeply is not something we need do only
Lea Michelle, Brittany Spears, hip-hop yogi Russell Simmons
and your everyday yoga teacher, neighborhood barista, and
you wear them?
you are truly trying to live a more peaceful life. Wearing a
love tank while flying into a road-rage moment is just, well,
a bit hypocritical.