The Best Tie-Dye Workout Gear for Any Fitness Class

It would be an understatement to say tie-dye is having a moment right now. In fact, chances are you can’t scroll through your Instagram without seeing someone on your feed wearing tie-dye loungewear. You, or your friends, may have even started tie-dying t-shirts yourself during quarantine. 

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Beyond loungewear, what’s one of the best ways to incorporate this ‘60s-inspired trend into your wardrobe? Your workout gear. These days, you can find tons of cute sports bras, leggings, boxing gloves, and even water bottles in every tie-dye print and color combo you can imagine.

Here, we’ve rounded up our fave tie-dye workout gear to get you ready from head to toe. So stock up and wear these the next time you sign up for a Zoom workout or head to the gym. 

Lululemon Energy Bra High Neck Long Line Shibori Medium Support ($68, lululemon.com): This medium-support sports bra is ideal for B and C cups. It’s made from a sweat-wicking, breathable fabric and features a high neck for added support. Choose from highlight yellow and green tie-dye or a white grapefruit and orange tie-dye design. Either way, you’ll certainly stand out from the crowd. 

Fabletics Mila Midi Medium Impact Sports Bra ($37.46, fabletics.com): This sports bra/crop top hybrid in stylish black and white tie-dye will keep your girls in place during medium impact workouts. It even has an external pocket in the back so you don’t have to worry about where to stash your phone. What’s more, it comes in sizes XXS – 4X.  

Adome Workout Top for Women ($19.99, amazon.com): This multicolor racerback top is a good option for low- and medium-impact workouts, like yoga, Pilates, and running. The open-back design will keep you cool while you get your heart rate up. You can also tie the back of the shirt to turn it into a crop top. Available up to size 2XL. 

Carbon38 Tie Dye Crop Top ($49, carbon38.com): Throw on this cotton-spandex tank the next time you take a low-impact workout like yoga or Pilates. The relaxed fit means it won’t stick to your body, so you don’t have to worry about being soaked in sweat by the end of class. It comes in two equally pretty tie-dye color combos: neon and coral. 

Old Navy Crew-Neck Plus-Size Tunic Sweatshirt ($42.99, oldnavy.com): This ultra-soft sweatshirt is a bestseller for a reason. For starters, it’s extremely versatile: Wear it during a chilly morning run, at a socially distanced outdoor brunch, or while lounging on the couch. Plus, the relaxed fit means it’s ridiculously comfortable. 

Champion Gym Shorts ($32, champion.com): Take your basic gym workouts to a new level with these comfy cotton tie-dye shorts with an elastic waistband. The tie-dye design has splashes of aqua and pink for a fun look. Not feeling the gym? These shorts make great loungewear too.

Forever21 Plus Size Tie-Dye Biker Shorts ($9.99, forever21.com): If you’ve fallen for the biker shorts trend, then you’ll love this tie-dye version with pops of bold pink and yellow. The shorts go up to size 3X and have a high rise with a banded waist. Wear them at your next virtual indoor cycling class or while hanging out at home. You can’t go wrong either way. 

Alo High-Waist Solarized Tie-Dye Leggings ($128, aloyoga.com): These high-waisted leggings come in sizes XS to L and are super-flattering on everyone. They compress you in but still feel totally lightweight. The dark tie-dye print is a super-chic spin on the typically bright trend. Rock oxblood tie-dye or black tie-dye at your next boutique fitness class and you’ll be sure to rack up the compliments. 

Day Won Aurora Leggings ($74, day-won.com): These pretty pinky-purpley tie-dye workout leggings are one of our absolute faves because they’re available up to size 32. Plus, they’re made from recycled plastics (yes, for real!) and do a great job of wicking sweat so you stay cool and odor-free during even the most challenging workouts. Choose from ¾ length or full length.

Torrid Black & Grey Tie-Dye Active Jogger ($59.50, torrid.com): These super-comfy French terry tie-dye joggers are perfect for power walks, light jogs, and chilling out. Available in M – 6X, they have a stretch drawstring waist to make finding your ideal fit easy. And there are pockets! 

Nike Sportswear Women’s Jersey Tie Dye Jumpsuit ($53.97, nike.com): Yes, tie-dye jumpsuits exist, and yes, they are amazing. This relaxed fit version from Nike comes in sizes XS – 2XL and is a serious attention-grabber. While it’s not exactly practical to work out in, we suggest changing into after a workout and showing off how stylish you are. 

Bombas Women’s Lightweight Tie Dye No Show Socks ($10.50, bombas.com): Never worry about your socks slipping down during a workout again. These no-show socks do a great job of staying put. They’re available in five unique tie-dye patterns, from fuchsia to dark blue. Plus, Bombas donates a pair to someone in need for every pair purchased. 

TITLE Boxing Tie-Dye Bag Gloves ($49.99, titleboxing.com): Take out your rage on 2020 with these rainbow tie-dye boxing gloves. With close to two inches of foam over the fist and knuckles, these boxing gloves feel very comfortable and offer plenty of wrist and cuff support. There’s also a hand liner inside that absorbs moisture. 

Lele Sadoughi Oversized Neon Tie-Dye Scrunchie ($28, lelesadoughi.com): Ditch the basic hair elastics in favor of this neon tie-dye scrunchie the next time you exercise. It’s made from soft fabric that won’t snag your hair. 

S’Well Dreamer Bottle ($35, swell.com): You don’t have to settle for a boring water bottle. This pinky-orangey tie-dye bottle makes a serious impact. As with all of S’Well’s reusable bottles, this one is designed to keep water cold for a long, long time. 

Manduka eQua Yoga Mat Towel ($29.99, athleta.gap.com): Excited to get back to your favorite hot yoga studio? Bring this tie-dye yoga mat/towel with you. It’s made from absorbent fabric so you’ll never slip on your mat again. 

Kate + Co. Pastel Tie Dye Duffel Bag ($32.50, society6.com): Throw all of your tie-dye workout essentials into this rainbow pastel duffel bag and all eyes will be on you in the locker room. The adjustable shoulder strap with foam pad makes carrying this bag easy. 

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About Christina Heiser

Christina Heiser is a freelance writer who covers beauty, health, nutrition, and fitness. As a lifelong New Yorker, she loves exploring her city by foot, cheering on her favorite local sports teams (Let's go, Mets!), and checking out all of the trendy boutique fitness studios. Christina graduated from St. John's University in 2010 with a degree in English and a passion for reporting. After graduating, Christina went on to work for EverydayHealth.com and WomensHealthMag.com, covering everything from beauty to fitness to celebrity news. Now, she contributes to a variety of beauty- and wellness-focused websites including aSweatLife, NBC News Better, Total Beauty, and What's Good by Vitamin Shoppe.

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