Bows & Stripes

When I first heard that kate spade new york had collaborated with Beyond Yoga for an activewear line, I realized that I was, at that very moment, completely out of reasons not to exercise. I am not the most, how should we say — motivated person I know when it comes to moving. But since turning 30 I’ve realized that it’s become more and more essential to feeling good. I can instantly tell on days that I haven’t gone for a walk or a jog that my brain is a bit more foggy than normal. I used to exercise for my body and now I do it more for my brain. (But my body doesn’t mind, of course.) So while feeling good is always my first motivation, looking good comes second. Of course, looking good at the gym comes easy when you’ve got a striped jacket with a bow on it. I might not be the fastest person at the gym, but I’m wearing a bow around my neck so I’m fine with it.
You can see more of the kate spade new york x Beyond Yoga activewear line here! I’ve linked to a few more items I’ve got my eye on. I have a goal that if I can run a 5k, I can buy more kate spade new york activewear pieces. Cute activewear is my dangling carrot at the end of a long treadmill.

*Special thanks to Kate Spade New York for collaboration on this post! Items with (*) were provided courtesy of Kate Spade New York x Beyond Yoga. 

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  1. heather says:

    Ugh everything that Kate Spade does is perfect. When I saw this collection launched I was like “must have everything.” I love that the pants have a inspirational quote on the inside.


    01.25.16 · Reply
  2. Natali says:

    SUPER cute workout wear! Thanks for bringing an attention to this collab, I’m def. getting my bow jacket! 🙂

    01.25.16 · Reply
  3. omg – that bow on the top is super cute! this is such an exciting collaboration. honestly half of my motivation to work out comes from my workout clothes!

    01.25.16 · Reply
  4. Living Paula Blog says:

    Love the bow and the stripes! So cute!!!

    01.25.16 · Reply
  5. Kelsey says:

    So cute! I’ve had my eye on that bow jacket ever since they released the look book, I love it!

    01.25.16 · Reply
  6. Nicole says:

    These are the cutest! Kendi, you can totally do a 5k—From one avid runner to an aspiring other ?? Do it for Kate! ♠️

    01.25.16 · Reply
  7. Chantel says:

    Cute outfit.

    01.25.16 · Reply
  8. Sasa Zoe says:

    Such a cute bow jacket<3

    Shall We Sasa

    01.25.16 · Reply
  9. Michelle Joseph says:

    That jacket is incredibly cute. Cute active wear is motivation for me to exercise too. I recently bought a new pair of trainers and I just want to run in them all the time 😀

    01.25.16 · Reply
  10. Rilee Jefferson says:

    Love the jacket, it is so bold but in the best way!

    Rilee xx

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  11. ok Kate Spade gym wear? I’ll always be at the gym then.

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  12. Catherine Xiang says:

    Indeed the cutest activewear. Alway good motivation. This is such a cute look! 🙂

    01.25.16 · Reply
  13. As much as I love bows and cute things, I don’t think I would wear a sweatshirt with a bow on it to workout or after a workout…
    There are just some things that should be left as is.


    A Hint of Life

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  14. Desimira says:

    How cute is this water bottle!

    01.25.16 · Reply
  15. Cristina says:

    So cute outfit! I’m in love with K Spade’s bags but I can’t buy them from Italy :((
    I admire yours 😉
    Cristina from Rome

    01.26.16 · Reply
  16. angernia says:

    Love your shoes and outfit! It looks beautiful on you!

    01.26.16 · Reply
  17. Courtney says:

    HOW CUTE!!! I love everything Kate Spade so I’m definitely going to have to check out their new line. Not sure if I could actually bring myself to get them all sweaty and gross though!

    01.26.16 · Reply
  18. Rin Longo says:

    This may be the cutest athletic wear look i’ve seen! It’s is crazy how cute clothes make the difference!

    xoxo- Rin
    Ramblings with Rin

    01.26.16 · Reply
  19. vanda says:

    I love to go to the gym in nice workout clothes(love my reflection in the mirror and makes me happy). This is beyond nice, is when elegance meets Gym wear!! Just love this. We want more posts of this!!!

    01.26.16 · Reply
  20. That jacket is my absolute favorite!

    Molly {Dreams in HD}

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  21. Kate Jackson says:

    This is literally the cutest workout outfit I’ve ever seen. You are so adorable!

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  22. Such cute workout wear, that would definitely help me get by butt in gear!

    xo christa |

    01.28.16 · Reply
  23. Such cute workout wear, that would definitely help me get my butt in gear!

    xo christa |

    01.28.16 · Reply