Vuori Vs. Sweaty Betty Vs. Athleta - Who Wins?

Most people prefer workout clothes that motivate them - for the rest comfort is key. But no matter your preference, everyone looks for quality and affordability. None of us want to spend exorbitant amounts of money for gear that doesn’t last.

Our editors scouted the best-of-the-best, trending athleisure wear and rated them on critical qualities such as materials, the latest tech-advancements, and gorgeous outfits that will get us moving.

We’ve all overspent on our wardrobe over the years, but it’s finally time to identify the brand that will provide everything we need. The top 3 brands that kept popping up? Vuori, Sweaty Betty, and Athleta.

Here’s what we found out:

Key Similarities

  • All carry athleisure wear
  • All activewear has functionality
  • They all come in a range of colors

Key Differences

  • Although they all feature tech unique to their brands, Vuori is moisture-wicking and UPF 30+ | Sweaty Betty has reflective tech | Athleta eliminates odors
  • Vuori products come in XXS to XXL | Sweaty Betty has XS to XXL | Athleta offers XXS to 3XL
  • Vuori’s committed to 50% sustainability | Sweaty Betty & Athleta’s use recycled materials
  • From accessories to jackets, there’s a range of prices | Vuori’s the most affordable when it comes to quality

Vuori Overview

Designed for next-level performance, Vuori uses durable materials, and moisture-wicking, odor-free, UPF 30+ tech. Each piece is functionally built to withstand the toughest workouts.

Vuori’s collection comes in a variety of yummy colors - Ocean, Halcyon, Flax, Kelp, Sierra Heather. Their Performance Joggers provide a slim but relaxed fit with a slightly cropped leg, a drawstring, and side pockets - amazing!

Their Daily Leggings are high-rise and have Breathe Interlock™ technology, making them buttery soft and oh-so comfy. The Energy Top includes UPF protection and quick-dry fabric - just the thing for those sweaty workouts. All products are available from XXS to XXL.

Vuori not only offers outstanding performance apparel but they’re genuinely committed to sustainability, so 50% of their apparel is constructed from ethically manufactured materials.

Built to endure, reasonably priced, nonchalantly chic, Vuori’s prices run from $12 accessories to $200+ rain jackets. Vuori’s joggers and hoodies can cost up to 30% less than their competitors.

Sweaty Betty Overview

Sweaty Betty’s athleisure wear includes technology like sweat-wicking, 4-way-stretch, and bum sculpting technology. With various styles and colors that work for yoga, gym workouts, and even watching Netflix.

We tried their Therma Running Leggings with reflective technology and pockets - one on the side and a zipped pocket at the back. They come in Slate Grey and Dark Forest Green and are plain old dull. We didn’t appreciate the seams either.

Speaking of seams, Sweaty Betty’s Athlete Seamless Workout Tank was our next try. This top’s made with breathable technology and is flexible enough for indoor and outdoor workouts. Compared to their Running Leggings, the Workout Tank has more color choices and sizes from XS to XXL.

Most of their products are made from recycled materials and Sweaty Betty’s prices range from $8 to $500 jackets.

Athleta Overview

Athleta integrates performance and technical features for active women. They include features like stretchy fabric, lightweight and Ionic™technology which eliminates odors.

We tried the Venice Moto Jogger that has all-way stretch, Sculptek Light™ fabric, and back zip pockets. They have UPF technology and technology that pulls sweat away from the body. They come in 3 bland shades - Cottage Blue, Black, and Abalone. We didn’t appreciate the zippered pockets - during our workouts. And the unnecessary details on the legs - they ruined the piece’s overall silhouette.

We paired it with their Momentum Tank, which is light and breathable and light but doesn’t fit as well as our Vuori tanks. Their garments run XXS to 3XL and are made from recycled materials. Athleta’s prices run from $12 accessories to $200 jackets.

Final Thoughts

Looking at Vuori, Sweaty Betty and Athleta, in terms of color, design, technology, and leading-edge fabrics, our editors had to go with Vuori. Plus, we all look incredible in them.

Vuori’s outfits really motivate us to get in our daily workouts and weekend hikes. All their apparel is incredible but it’s the daily leggings that sold us. We totally have them in all 8 colors - the perfect pair to wear while watching The Witcher.

Vuori wearers are thrilled by how soft and luxurious the fabrics are. Available in all sizes for all bodies, Vuori’s pieces are top-of-the-line, come in a variety of rich colors, and have style for days.

Don’t wait too long to become a Vuori fan. Fill your cart with their amazing athleisure wear today!

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