The spring season is in full bloom which means that longer, sunnier days are ahead—and it’s time to take your training and running regimen to new heights from indoors to al fresco under the sun. With that being said, there’s no better way to boost your performance and fuel your passion for fashion than with Lululemon, the smart and stylish brand behind amazing and awesome active wear for both women and men.
Lululemon beautifully balances performance with panache and the strong with the stylish, creating both cutting-edge and darling designs that are fashion-forward, fully functional, and tech-minded. And this spring season is no exception, Lululemon raises the bar by “bringing it” with two powerful collections: The Fast and Free Collection that features cutting-edge Nulux fabric that feels like second-skin and skillfully moves with you so you can play your heart out feeling “naked” and free, and the Lite Speed lineup that propels you forward with feather light fabric and powerful performance so you can break new running records.
Here are a few, of the many, fabulous—and new—Lululemon styles to feast your eyes on for both women and men that mix the on-trend with tech-details and raise your fitness game.
The Sophisticated Supporter
Women’s Fast & Free Bra (Nulux)
Look chic and move confidently in this stylish high neck sports bra that gives you the support and coverage you need to focus on your fitness feats. The Fast & Free Bra features Nulux™ fabric that feels scrumptiously soft against the skin and is incredibly quick-drying so you can enjoy a smooth and chafe-free fit that feels like second-skin, while staying comfy and cool with every move. Plus, the fabric is enhanced with LYCRA® fibre which is stretchy so you can pose powerfully—and when put to the test it incredibly retains its support and shape after each wash and use. And its design is adorably feminine and OM-MAZING, it has a high-neck to give you that coverage you crave when you’re doing downward dog, along with a flat back panel and wide racerback straps that feel super-comfy and deliver a stay-put fit so you can move freely, without anything getting in your way. It’s also designed with pockets containing removable cups that provide great modesty coverage. Lululemon’s Fast & Free Bra is a must-have this season because of its feel-good fabric that’s silky smooth, flattering fit, and dreamy design that lets you move blissfully and beautifully from the studio-to-the-streets.
The Fast & Free Bra retails for $68 USD and is available in Dark Olive, Jet Stream, Hydrangea Blue, and Black. Sizing note: The Fast & Free Bra fits true to size, and is intended to provide medium support for a B/C cup.
The Sleek, Second-Skin Tight
Women’s Fast & Free 7/8 Tight (Nulux)
Run fast, free, and fiercely in these dreamy-soft run tights that fit like a glove and feel oh-so-good that you’ll want to pursue your personal best (and seriously want to live in them)! Lululemon’s Fast & Free 7/8 Tights blend the best of both worlds: forward-thinking fabric and tech-packed features, for the ultimate in cutting-edge fitness. The Fast & Free 7/8 Tights are made using Nulux fabric which delivers a smooth, luxurious, and barely-there feel that lets you move with ease while also managing moisture so you stay cool and dry mile after mile. They’re also durably designed with Lycra fibre to bounce back and keep their shape. Plus, they have darling details that boost your performance so you stride powerfully including, a high-rise design for a sleek, flat fit that also keeps your core supported, an adjustable draw cord at the waistband that delivers a secure and personalized fit, and a cute reflective dot design at the sides of the legs to keep you safe and in the spotlight at night! You’ll also adore that they feature LOTS of handy pockets that are discreet and don’t bulge out, including cool pockets at the sides to stash goods as well as subtle pockets at the waistband to stow small essentials. Lululemon’s Fast & Free 7/8 Tights are supreme running tights that feel amazing, offering a second-skin fit that looks sleek and sexy along with a feel-good fabric that’s dreamy soft and fast drying so you stride with the ultimate freedom of movement and effortless comfort!
The Fast & Free 7/8 Tight retails for $128, and is available in Black, Dark Royal, Thrive Viridian Green Black, Midnight Navy, Kindred Spirit Alpine White Multi, Teeny Check Print White Black, and Frozen Fizz White Black. Fits true to size. Sizing note: Fits true to size, fitted and curve-hugging, above the ankle 7/8 length.
The tech-inspired shorts
Train hard and dash with speed and style in these feather light and tech-packed shorts that will keep you continuously comfy and cool. Lululemon’s Lite Speed Shorts are the epitome of luxurious comfort and premium performance. The Lite Speed Shorts are made from Swift Ultra fabric that’s silky-soft and durable, light and airy, stretchy and moveable, and crazy comfortable. And these shorts are awesomely quick-drying so you can train hard while always keeping your cool! The Lite Speed Shorts are also designed with details that really matter—they have a stretchy waistband with draw cord so you can enjoy a custom and secure fit, a 7” length that lets you move with ease while also giving you that coverage that counts to move in multi-directions, side slits at the hem for added mobility, and cool reflective details so you always stay visible. You’ll also dig that they’re designed with deep zippered pockets at the front and a back zip pocket to securely stash essentials (everything fits perfectly including your iPhone, earbuds, and car key)—and these pockets feature a mesh fabric that helps maximize the airflow. Lululemon’s Lite Speed Shorts are a men’s must-have mainstay this season because of their feather light fabric that’s stretchy, moveable, and highly-durable along with their tech-minded design that literally keeps you comfy and dry ALL-DAY!
The Lite Speed Short retails for $68 USD, and is available in Black and Darkside. Sizing note: The Men’s Lite Speed Short fits true to size, is semi-fitted, above the knee.
The Non-Stop Performance Top
Slip on the Lite Speed Short Sleeve to experience non-stop performance to power you through warm-weather runs. Lululemon’s Lite Speed Short Sleeve is a men’s running must-have that features breathable mesh fabric that has a four-way stretch—and is enhanced with Silverescent® technology, powered by X-STATIC®, which inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria to keep the stink out. The Lite Speed Short Sleeve also has added Lycra® fibre for shape retention, and is crafted with a side slit on the hem to optimize mobility. It’s finessed with reflective detail along the backside for visibility under lowlight conditions.
The Lite Speed Short Sleeve retails for $78 USD, and is available in Heathered Fog Horn, Heathered Black Grape, and Heathered Black.
All available now at Lululemon.com and Lululemon retail stores.
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