The Activewear Brand Our Readers and Editors Love Is on Sale—Shop These Picks

Best workout clothing from Zella at Nordstrom


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Sure, there are a lot of things to love about Nordstrom. But one of our absolute favorite things about shopping at the retailer is its extensive activewear section—there's so much to discover and at different price points so that there is something for just about every budget. Case in point? Zella, Nordstrom's in-house activewear brand, has some of the best, durable, stylish, and affordable options. Are you a runner? There's gear for you. Love yoga and barre classes? Have you met Zella's Live In leggings? They're practically a cult favorite. Just want something to lounge around in or run errands? You've got options.

Zella is a big hit with our readers and editors—its leggings and sports bras are always topping our best-seller lists. And you can really count on these pieces to get you through the toughest workouts in comfort and style, and not to mention, they'll last you quite a while, too.

The good news is a bunch of Zella activewear pieces are discounted right now as part of Nordstrom's big Anniversary Sale. So if you've been wanting to try the brand for a while, now's your chance. And if you're already a loyal follower, you can stock up on even more activewear essentials. Take a look at our favorite picks from the sale below.

If you're new to Zella, you're going to want to start with these leggings. They're everything you need and want for a workout and then some—that's why they're so popular.

You can wear this lightweight knit tank to any type of exercise and even when you're not working out.

These joggers are made with a moisture-wicking, quick-drying fabric.

With vented hems and an elastic waist, these shorts are just so easy to wear. It also has a side pocket with a zipper so you can stash your keys.

The sports bra is made with Zella's original Live In fabric (aka the same as the cult-favorite leggings), so you know it's going to be both comfortable and supportive.

This is one of those tanks that are essential—the fit is a total classic.

You'll look so sleek in this warm and soft quilted jacket.

The cropped fit makes it easy to wear when it's warm out.

With a relaxed fit, this long-sleeve tee is just so easy to throw on and go. The fabric is moisture-wicking and features smooth flatlock seaming to prevent any rubbing or chafing.

Made for low-impact workouts, this bralette is super-soft and lightweight.

The side pockets on these shorts are an added bonus.

If you prefer a cropped fit, this tank is for you. It definitely won't get in the way during your workouts.

This jacket has perforated details at the shoulders for breathability.

You won't mind wearing this sports bra since it has comfortable details like a longline fit and a supportive racerback.

Featuring a wide ribbed waist, hidden back-zip pocket, and brief liner, you can wear these to any workout.

Sure, this tee looks like an average workout tee, but it actually has mesh back and side panels to keep you cool.

The longline fit provides extra coverage. It's best for low-impact workouts.

This cozy pullover will keep you warm before and after class or a gym session.

You'll find plenty of uses for this durable tote. Bring it to the gym, take it along with you if you're on the go for the day, or pack it up for a quick trip.

This sports bra is so comfortable you might even want to wear it when you're not working out.