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#FITLIFE – 6 Workout Fashion Trends

We’re back at it with the self-love this summer, and right now that means getting fit in our favorite ways—and favorite styles! Workout gear has become a huge fashion trend, so it’s easy to look cute while you get on that grind. Wake up, set your goals and beast on a budget with these totally affordable and stylish workout fashion trends.

Neon Sets

Take your workout outside and get the glow up in this bright trend. Start with a run by the beach or hit up your local park in summer’s hottest matching sets. These nylon dolphin shorts are breathable and cute, and the cropped jacket is great for layering (if the weather is just not in your favor). Bonus, you’re already dressed in the perfect outfit to grab a smoothie after your workout. 

Neon Sets Workout Fashion Trends

Get this look: Neon Coral Nylon Shorts, Neon Coral Side Striped Windbreaker via @juliannastrid


Need a stylish layering piece for your breezy morning run? Get hooked up with the perfect lightweight windbreakers for every workout! Pair a neutral hued jacket with an ultra-bright neon bike short set or make a statement with rainbow side stripes! Scoring a trendy jacket means that when the temps start to rise, you can tie your windbreaker around your waist and still look 10/10. 

Get this look: Neon Green High Waisted Bike Shorts via @rosecrombiee

Pastel Matching Sets

Soft pastel shades are in this summer! Matching a pair of trending cell phone pocket leggings with a cropped top or sports bra makes a serious style statement. Finish the look with black high top sneakers—they pair perfectly with any color and are on the forefront of 2019 trends! The best part is picking your favorite pastel shade and running with it! 😉

Pastel Matching Sets Workout Fashion Trends

Get this look: Pink Mesh Pocket Ankle Leggings, Black High Top Knit Sneakers via @ggrae

Monochromatic Gray

What is it about all-gray that gives us serious heart-eyes? An easy choice for a quick sesh at the gym, a matching tee and short look in our (and your!) favorite heather gray hues makes for the best pick-up game ‘fit. Pair white sneakers, gym shorts with sporty athletic stripes and a graphic tee to make a simple, but stylish statement. If you’re looking for an easy option that looks great, this is it!

Get this look: Gray Harvard University Graphic Tee, Marled Mesh Striped Shorts via @dj_ward9

Oversized Sweatshirts & Bike Shorts

Fashion gurus and Influencers have been posting oversized sweatshirts and bike shorts all over Instagram and it’s time for your to get on this trend! If you’re feeling a little shy about wearing this statement-making ‘fit out in public, try it out at the gym. We totally attest to how stylish it is; think comfortable, cute and sporty with a touch of “I woke up like this” (and I look amazing).      

Workout Fashion Trends Oversized Sweatshirt and Bike Shorts

Get this look: Red Selena Graphic Sweatshirt, Gray Side Striped Super Soft Bike Shorts via @julesaurora

Mesh Tops & Dolphin Shorts

If you need a super lightweight option for your workout, mesh is it this season! Get on-trend with a mesh top or hoodie layered over a sporty bandeau bra. Pair the look with almost any bottoms: dolphin shorts, leggings, joggers—you’ll love every look! This piece will have all your friends asking where you got it! 

Oh and extra good news…you can peep our blog post on how to style this hot summer trend right here. 

Get this look: Black Mesh Hoodie, Black Bad Habits Bandeau, Black Striped Dolphin Shorts via  @ggrae

Top off any of these looks with a bright scrunchie, a dad hat or a fun pair of socks. Your options are endless, so take advantage of these trends to build some stylish outfits that can only add to your great workout experience! Head to your local rue21, grab some of our favorite workout fashion trends and break a sweat!

Share your rue21 workout outfits on Instagram with the hashtag #YOUinrue and tag @rue21

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