11 costumes to express your inner health nut
If aerial yoga is the highlight of your day and your blueberry-avocado smoothie recipe the first thing that comes to mind when friends ask “what’s new?”, then these 11 health-and-fitness-inspired Halloween costumes are made for you. So, if you’ve self-diagnosed as “allergic to working-out” or you thought a burpee is something that happens after eating too much pizza, why not indulge in a little cos play?
1/22© Instagram/@weareivyparkWith off-duty models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner championing the style, athleisure is arguably this year's biggest streetwear trend. Designers and celebs alike were quick to infuse the just-heading-to-cardio look their design. One of our faves? Beyoncé's Ivy Park.
Get the look: Athleisure
The Inspo: Baywatch© IMDBSatisfying our current thirst for everything '90s, this iconic show is currently being made into a movie.
Get the look: BaywatchWhat you'll need:
Bathing suit (Lisa Marie Fernandez Neoprene Swimsuit, $550, net-a-porter.com)
Sunglasses (Ray-Ban Aviators, $236.81, revolve.com)
Whistle (Crown Sporting Goods Whistle, $5.77, amazon.com)
Flip flips (Havaianas Slim Flip Flops, $35.18, revolve.com)
Towel (Black Navy and White Striped Beach Towel, $40, black.co.uk)
Rescue can (Kemp Rescue Can, $129.99, swimoutlet.com)
The Inspo: Teyana Taylor (from Kanye West's "Fade" video)© UMG Recordings, Inc.Is it the Flashdance-esque choreo in a shadowy gym? Is it the unbelievable shape that the singer/actress is in? Is Yeezy's catchy song? We'll never know. But we love this video and look–even though we would probably never leave the house in this costume.
The Inspo: Teyana Taylor (from Kanye West's "Fade" video)
The Inspo: Avocado Emoji© Apple iPhone emojiThis costume choice is so much less basic than the dancing girls emojis, don't you think? Also, avocados are reallly good for you.
The Costume: Avocado Emoji
The Inspo: Taylor Swift (Beats commercial)© Apple MusicRemember this commercial where Taylor Swift wipes out on the treadmill mid-rap...and the keeps spitting bars after hitting the floor? Bonus points if you can flawlessly rap Drake and Future's "Jumpman" – all night.
The Costume: Taylor Swift (Beats commercial)What you'll need:
Shoes (Nike Runners, $140, nike.com)
Sports bra (Adidas by Stella McCartney Sports Bra, $75, net-a-porter.com)
Bottoms (Nike Workout Leggings, $70, net-a-porter.com)
Top (The North Face, Racerback Tank Top, $29.99, thenorthface.com)
Headphones (Beats by Dr. Dre, Powerbeats2 Wireless Earphones, $275.89, neimanmarcus.com)
The Inspo: Fenty X Puma by Rihanna© GettyA look from Rihanna's Fenty X Puma collection will be your comfiest costume yet–except for the heels. Be sure to avoid the stairs at your BFF's Halloween party.
Get the look: Fenty Puma by Rihanna
The Inspo: Tough Mudder© Instagram/@tough_mudderWhy settle for a few laps around the block when you can army crawl through mud and swim in ice-cold water? Hard-core themed marathons are a craze that has everyone lacing up, getting messy and diving headfirst across the finish line.
Get the look: Tough MudderWhat you'll need:
Top (Adidas by Stella McCartney Jersey Tank Top, $99, net-a-porter.com)
Sunglasses (Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses, $290, farfetch.com)
Shoes (Asics Trail Runners, $92, kohls.com)
Headband (Under Armour Tough Mudder Headband, $17, undersarmour.com)
Bottoms (The Upside Workout Leggings, $130, matchesfashion.com)
Tape (Tough Mudder Kinesiology Tape, $27, toughmudder.com)
The Inspo: Jane Fonda© Fonda, Inc.Jane Fonda's '80s workout videos are a timeless source of costume fitspo. Who else could make gold hoops a must-have gym accessory?
Get the look: Jane FondaWhat you'll need:
Top (Hollister Bodysuit, $26.95, hollisterco.ca)
Earrings (Paris at Simons Gold Hoops, $120, simons.ca)
Bottoms (Hanro Silk Leggings, $144.28, harrods.com)
Belt (Miu Miu Waist Belt, $630, net-a-porter.com)
Headband (Fendi, Headband, $115, yoox.com)
Legwarmers (Muk Luks Thick Knit Legwarmers, $39, shoebuy.com)
Shoes (Nike Runners, $99, nike.com)
The Inspo: Gigi Hadid© Instagram/@gothamgymWhy not channel this tough top model with an affinity for boxing? (After seeing the jab she gave that prankster who grabbed her back in September, it seems to be paying off!)
Get the look: Gigi Hadid
The Inspo: Toronto Blue Jays superfansSure, the Jays' season is over, but #ourmoment is forever. Plus, this costume is super easy – just grab your jersey and ballcap and you're good to go.
Get the look: Toronto Blue Jays superfanWhat you'll need:
Shoes (Converse All Star 2 OX, $84.99, footlocker.ca)
Top (Majestic Women’s Replica Jersey, $139.99, jaysshop.ca)
Bottoms (Under Armour Cropped Blue Jays Leggings, $99.99, jaysshop.ca)
Hat (New Era League Cap, $34.99, jaysshop.ca)
Foam finger (Blue Jays Foam Finger, $11.50, jaysshop.ca)
Sunglasses (Maxx Sunglasses Toronto Blue Jays Sunglasses, $29.95, maxxsunglasses.com)
The Inspo: Ariana Grande ("Side to Side" music video)© Republic RecordsAriana Grande gave us an education in high-fashion gym wear with that neon pink bodysuit in the "Side to Side" music video. Lesson learned: leave the Bridget Jones baggy grey sweats at home for your next spin class.
Get the look: Ariana Grande ("Side to Side" music video)