The Activewear Fabric Guide

Discover our high-performance fabrics - consciously crafted to move with your body.

Meet Our Fabrics

LJ Excel™

88% Nylon / 12% Elastane

High compression, high performance, to support you through every workout

Anti-pilling and crease resistemce for long lasting durability

4-way stretch with a cotton soft-hand feel and flattering matte finish

Moisture-wicking technology for sweat management

Nothing 2 See Here™

71% Polyester / 29% Elastane

Our most iconic fabric designed for unmatched coverage and support

Super soft, sueded feeling with a flattering matter finish

4-way stretch and light compression that sculpts to your body

LJ Thermal

89% Nylon / 12% Elastane, 300gsm

Premium LJ Excel Fabric

Fabric with brushed fleece lining

High compression, high performance, to support you through every workout

Anti-pilling and crease resistemce for long lasting durability

4-way stretch with a cotton soft-hand feel and flattering matte finish

Moisture-wicking technology for sweat management

LJ Seamless

100% Nylon

Engerineered seamless technology for unbeliveable comfort

Compressive, high covergae textured knit for a flattering looks

4-way stretch that sculpts to your body and moves wit you

Moisture wicking technology for sweat management

LJ Elite

75% Nylon / 25% Elastane

Cool-to-touch and quick drying, perfect for hot summers and sweaty workouts

Smooth and sleek appareeaance with light comressions

4-way stretch that sculpts to your bory and moves with you

Moisture wickinf tecjnology for sweat managment

LJ Cloud

75% Nylon / 25% Elastane

Cloud-like softness with light compression for all day comfort and support

Smooth to touch, cloud-like handfeel with a flattering matte finish

4-way stretch that sculpts to your body and moves with you

Moisture wicking technology for sweat management

Bare Minimum

81% Nylon / 19% Elastane

Experience full coverage without being wieghed down in our Bare minimum fabrics

Super soft, sueded feeling with a flattering matte finish

4-way stretch thats culpts to your body and moves with you

Moisture wicking technology fro sweat management


How to care for your Lorna Jane Activewear pieces

Caring for your activewear pieces ensures they last. If you are unsure on how to care for your Lorna Jane activewear, see our garment care guide here!

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Innovative Fabric Technology

Lorna Jane has been producing quality activewear using the latest fabric technology for decades. As an industry-leader, our exclusive activewear fabrics have each been engineered with specific movements in mind, to ensure each piece provides the perfect level of support and comfort. With fabrics specifically crafted for high-impact exercise to more flexible materials for lounge and leisure, find a Lorna Jane garment to complement your lifestyle.

Our activewear fabric collection has also been consciously curated to elevate the way you move your body whilst exercising or going about your every day. Offering unrestricted movement and enabling you to always perform at your best, all Lorna Jane pieces have been designed for high-performance outcomes.

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Activewear Fabric FAQs

What fabric is best for leggings?

Finding the best fabric for leggings will depend on you prefer in a legging along with the type of exercise of movement you intend to wear your leggings for.

For high-impact activities including cardio such as HIIT or running, a more compressive and firm legging fabric is recommended. This will enable the wearer to stay supported in their intensive movements and stabilise leg muscles to absorb unnecessary strain. Our fabrics offer this firm compression along with a range of extra high-performance features to help you hit your fitness goals.

Alternatively, for low-impact exercise such as pilates, yoga or walking, a stretchy, smooth and flexible legging fabric will enable you to move through yoga flows or walk freely without restriction..

For high-impact activities including cardio such as HIIT or running, a more compressive and firm legging fabric is recommended. This will enable the wearer to stay supported in their intensive movements and stabilise leg muscles to absorb unnecessary strain. Our fabrics offer this firm compression along with a range of extra high-performance features to help you hit your fitness goals.

Our fabrics provide a luxuriously smooth and soft fabric with the necessary flexibility required for light movement. If you’re after an all-round legging that can do it all our legging fabrics were designed to offer a medium level of support, compression and stretch to hold and mould to the way you move. A go-to option for those looking to start their activewear collection or invest in a quality legging with a flattering fit, stylish silhouette and durable fabrication.

What fabric is best for sports bras?

There is no one fabric that is the best option for a sports bra. Ultimately the perfect sports bra fabric will depend on your needs and personal preferences. However, popular sports bra fabrics include:

Nylon Sports Bras:

Nylon is a synthetic fabric used in sports bras to provide flexibility and durability to the design. It is lightweight, breathable and provides ample moisture management, making it a popular choice for sports bra styles.

Elastane Sports Bras:

Elastane is often blended with other fabrics to provide elasticity and stretch. It allows for a snug fit without restricting movement, making it a crucial component of many sports bras.

Polyester Sports Bras:

This synthetic fabric is known for its moisture-wicking properties, pulling sweat away from the skin to keep you dry during workouts. It is also lightweight and durable.