June 21 is celebrated as International Yoga Day. While yoga is a practice that should be followed regularly, dedicating one day to this mindful form of wellness and fitness is the bare minimum. With its origin story in India, today, the ancient practice has a global appeal that gets amplified every passing year. While working on surface sculpting, yoga also helps in rejuvenating your body and finding a deeper connection with your mind and body, in turn leaving you with a calmer self.
Whether you have two minutes to spare or 15 minutes, a yoga flow session is the perfect AM routine to start your day on the right note. Requiring concentration and focus, the practice allows you to centre your mind and focus your internal energy. But some days, getting on your mat can be a tiresome task. It is on such days that slipping into your favourite yoga outfit will prove to be beneficial. Yes, getting dressed plays a pivotal role in setting the mood — especially if you’re someone who understands the thrill of donning a new outfit. And what better than to find some outfit inspiration this Yoga International Day? Luxebook takes you through the best yoga ensembles worth splurging on!
When it comes to activewear, nothing gets more comfortable (and luxurious) than an outfit from Lululemon. Known to be one of the pioneering brands for athleisure, over the years it has secured a top spot for fashionable sportswear. The beauty of a matching set for Yoga is undeniable, not only does it motivate you to work out but also makes you feel great about yourself. These flared pants by Lululemon are comfortable and chic. Pair them with your favourite sports bra or tee for a solid sweat session! The quality and fit of the products speak for themselves and there are only a few labels better than this Canadian label.
Let’s admit it, what you wear on the mat really does make a difference to your workout regimen. Not only does it make you feel better, but it also motivates you a little extra to actually show up! London-based label Vaara was launched with the aim of creating contemporary collections that are made to move, making it a perfect choice for fitness regimes like yoga. With a variety of styles, the pieces are unisex, refined and styling while keeping in mind the fitness motive. On some days when you wish to switch things up, Vaara’s body suit is just what you need for your flow movements.
Tired of wearing old sweatpants to get your flow on? Then it’s time to upgrade your go-to gear, and this time one that is worth the splurge. High-fashion designer, Victoria Beckham has been designing collections with Reebok for a while now. Finding her footing in activewear, the collection is slick and embodies Beckham’s style aesthetic. Classic and contemporary in design, the colour palette is a versatile one that can be worn across all seasons.
There’s no such thing as too many workout sets! Hence, we suggest splurging on a few extras. If you want a high-fashion spin on sportswear, you can’t do much better than Stella McCartney’s collections for Adidas, which prioritise style just as much as they do performance. This Yoga Day embrace a vibrant shade of hot pink and get heads turning!
Yet another favourite luxury sportswear brand whose pieces are considered an investment — Sweaty Betty. A UK-based label, its mission is to help women feel powerful. Known for its colourful prints and high-tech fabrics, the pieces are fun and playful, offering a quirky spin to your workout wear that is made for gentle yoga and lounge.
Ernest Leoty started out as a luxury label in the 19th century but today is a Parisian activewear brand that celebrates feminine designs. Offering stylish picks, you can give your gym wardrobe an incredible update. From simple bodysuits to colourful co-ords and Ernest Leoty is anything but basic.
Make yoga wear fun with P.E. Nations’ range of co-ord sets that are fashionable picks and can be worn to a stylish yoga session. Retrograde Tank made with a super stretchy power mesh fabrication and custom digital houndstooth print throughout is the ideal choice for a yoga session.
With summer at its peak, whites is a quintessential part of your yoga wardrobe. Swap tights with summer’s hottest trend —Bermuda shorts —and show off your abs. Bodd Active, a relatively new homegrown brand, has designs that are contemporary yet classic. Our eyes are set on the star-white set that allows ease of movement, and is perfectly suited for a good yoga asana. The perfectly fitted set will seem effortlessly chic wherever you go!
Label Ritu Kumar is an Indian designer who has forayed into activewear and might we say, with quite a bang. Bringing to life activewear that is inspired by Indian prints, this is just what your yoga closet was missing. This mint-printed activewear set with a cut-out back crop top and fitted leggings will ensure you steal the spotlight with your fashion-forward sense this yoga day.
Made for more that just yoga Shakti Warrior’s Anita Set, adds a floral element to your yoga regime. The gorgeous print makes it a refreshing change from the classic yoga wear staples. With a high waistband and four-way stretch fabric, the set promises ease of movement, making this the one you should turn to for mobility-based workouts. The fabric is luxurious to touch and feels comfortable against the skin.