To say summer is my season would be an understatement. Having grown up in Southern California, the concept of seasons was completely foreign to me until I moved to Charlotte. Don’t get me wrong, I now fully appreciate the beauty of fall leaves, winter flurries and the first, brave bud that signals the start of spring. But still...summer to me is just pure magic: the warm sun on your skin, clear blue skies and long days spent in the water. Every day beckons you to get outside, be active and soak up everything it has to offer.
The biggest difference between the east and west coasts in the summer, though? That hot, sticky feeling that makes you scream, “Hello, humidity!” every time you walk out the door (or is that just me?). To sweat it out and still look chic when the air is as heavy as those weights at the end of a West Kept Secret class is an enviable talent. The best secret I’ve learned? Everyone is sweating, some just learn to look good doing it.
Whether you’re going to a class, a long training run or just strolling down the Light Rail Trail to brunch, we have you covered.
Mesh is Fresh
We all have our favorite pair of leggings but sometimes those 90 degree days just demand less fabric. Even better if it’s breezy and breathable - it’s all about that ventilation. From shorts to crops, mesh fabric will keep you looking and feeling cool
Olympia, Neo Shorts in White Mesh
Olympia’s Neo Short hits the waist just right with a relaxed fit that has the perfect amount of coverage. The mesh overlay will make anyone take a double take and the white/black contrast makes that hard-earned tan pop.
Alala, Cross Back Bra
Alala’s Cross Back Bra was made for the heat. It has a cute cut out in the back in addition to the front mesh overlay: a win, win.
Alala, Mesh Tank in Black
No matter the season, some just can’t give up on classic black. (We don’t blame you; black is everyone’s color). If you just can’t quit it, this Alala Mesh Tank in black is the perfect solution (it also comes in white if you’re feeling adventurous).
Color Outside the Lines
The trees are green and the flowers are in bloom so why not embrace the new seasonal palette? Light summer colors and patterns always look fresh. Might as well match your sunny attitude to your wardrobe.
From mint to teal, we’re loving all shades of green right now.
From left to right: Olympia Mateo Legging in Teal, Lilybod Frankie Legging & Livvy Bra in Deep Teal, L’urv Perfect Days ¾ Legging in Mint, L’urv Natural Forces Legging in Green.
Nothing like a little flower power to simultaneously stand out and fit in wherever you are. We love feminine patterns paired with edgy silhouettes.
Olympia Viv Tank in Flora
Moral of the story, Fit Babes, never let them see you sweat.