clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

The Plus-Size Activewear Collection We’ve Been Waiting For

Universal Standard’s latest is unsurprisingly great.

Models in Universal Game Collection
Universal Standard’s Game Collection.
Racked has affiliate partnerships, which do not influence editorial content, though we may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. We also occasionally accept products for research and reviewing purposes. See our ethics policy here.

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

The term “industry disrupter” gets thrown around a lot, but when it comes to Universal Standard, the cool e-tailer catering to sizes 10 through 28, there’s really no better way to put it. Today — just weeks after unveiling its (really successful!) loungewear collection — the brand introduces Game, its first-ever activewear line.

The five-piece collection, ranging in price from $45 to $85, uses fabrications made exclusively by Universal Standard to be sweat-wicking, antimicrobial, and high-performance for all different types of workouts.

Styles include the Power Move Tee ($65) and the Front Runner Tank ($45), plus the full-on Naked Armor Bodysuit ($85), which features adjustable straps and a higher neckline for secure coverage. You’ll also find two different leggings options: the Pace Setter 34 Legging ($65), constructed with extra compression for those high-intensity workouts, and the All-Star High Waisted Legging ($75), made with extra elastic in the top panel and an interior front pocket large enough to hold a phone and keys.

Universal Standard’s activewear collection
Universal Standard’s activewear collection

“Game consciously paired our expertise in fit and design with the latest technology to bring well-made, well-fitting activewear to the market,” says Alex Waldman, Universal Standard co-founder and chief compliance officer, in a press release. “This consumer has been deprived of quality clothing across all categories, but activewear is a particularly important area from which she is often dismissed completely.”

While some pieces are currently only available for pre-order (shipping February 16th), we advise you get your orders in now. If we’ve learned anything from Universal Standard’s most recent drops, it’s that things sell out quickly.

Racked occasionally accepts products for research and reviewing purposes. For more information, see our ethics policy here.