ac·​tive·​wear | \ ˈak-tiv-ˌwer How to pronounce activewear (audio) \

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Jordyn created Secndnture, an activewear company for all sizes. Tamara Fuentes And Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Who is Jordyn Woods? Everything You Need to Know About Kylie's Ex-BFF," 22 Feb. 2019 Maxwell just debuted his Fall 2019 collection in New York while simultaneously working on his Woolmark Prize collection which will be comprised of activewear, a new area for the designer. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Brandon Maxwell Pivots to Activewear for the Woolmark Prize," 15 Feb. 2019 Alala: This activewear brand has a buy more, save more model set up for all your athleisure needs. Glamour, "Black Friday Deals 2018: Everything We Know So Far," 12 Nov. 2018 Look for bras that are made specifically by activewear companies. Louise Green, SELF, "5 Essential Tips for Finding the Right Plus-Size Sports Bra," 12 Aug. 2018 With 20 years of experience between them, David Roth (real estate investor) and Heifara Rutgers (eight-year tenure in menswear at Marc Jacobs) have set out with one simple goal: to make the most technically advanced performance activewear for men. Brandon Perlman, Town & Country, "Slope Style: Aztech Mountain," 10 Feb. 2016 His activewear blends fashion and performance, and follows his signature style: a little sparkle, a little neon, and a lot of animal prints. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Adam Selman Sport Will Make You Excited to Hit the Gym," 28 Jan. 2019 The return to synthetic, technical materials, has swept menswear by storm, merging ideas from streetwear and activewear into a new, futuristic look. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "The Fall 2019 Men’s Trend Report," 25 Jan. 2019 In addition to being a social media influencer and model, Alexis now has her own activewear brand called Ren Active. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Dancing With the Stars' Finalist Alexis Ren's Past Explained," 19 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of activewear

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for activewear

active entry 1 + -wear (as in sportswear, underwear)

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The first known use of activewear was in 1924

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