black friday 2021

Everything (Yes, Everything) at Girlfriend Collective Is 30 Percent Off

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Whether you prefer your activewear for lunging, lifting, or lounging, take note that everything at Girlfriend Collective — one of our favorite brands for sustainably made, size-inclusive, and actually nice-looking activewear — is now 30 percent off for Black Friday. (There’s no code required, and the deal will automatically apply at checkout). That includes the brand’s “universally flattering” leggings (a favorite of Raven Leilani, the best-selling author of Luster), its actually supportive sports bras for boobs big and small, and one Strategist writer’s go-to butt-contouring unitard — all of which, we might add, would make excellent holiday gifts. The sale runs through November 29, but, as always: Run, don’t walk. While sizes range from XXS to 6XL, styles are already starting to sell out.

We’ve named this rarely on-sale sports bra as one of the best plus-size pieces of workoutwear. It goes up to a size 6XL, which can accommodate a DDD bust and a 50-inch band.

Best-selling Luster author Raven Leilani told us she can’t live without these lightweight, high-rise leggings. “There’s no compliment better than a compliment from another woman, and whenever I wear these, I get the most compliments from other women,” Leilani says, adding that they “suit many body types — you don’t have to have a perfect body to wear this and look good.”

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This sweat-wicking bra “features a super-low back and a minimal design” that looks good both inside and outside the studio, according to one fitness instructor.

Pair the above with these best-selling compressive leggings that one former Strategist writer says are “soft and easy to move in and have a high waist that sits snugly near my bellybutton.”


The stitching along the back of this compressive unitard “subtly contours my derrière, which honestly just makes it look great,” says Strategist writer (and unitard fanatic) Dominique Pariso.

Sizing is limited already, but the brand’s top-rated cropped puffer jacket is included in the sale. It’s designed for subfreezing temperatures and is made almost entirely from recycled plastic water bottles.

The Scrap Scrunchie is also made from recycled fabrics to minimize scraps and reduce waste. We think it would make a thoughtful stocking stuffer for just about anyone with long hair on your holiday list.

Some winter-ready joggers — on sale in nine other colors, too — that dozens of reviewers call “supersoft” and “so flattering.”

Here’s the coordinating cropped sweatshirt, made from half-recycled, half-organic cotton.

A cozy half-zip fleece is a modern essential for cold-weather layering.

This one-shoulder sports bra can be worn for both low-impact workouts and nights out.

They’re not exactly in season, but the brand’s stylish-person-approved bike shorts are on sale too.

As the slogan hints, these quarter-length crew socks are also made from recycled water bottles.

In case you missed it, Girlfriend Collective now offers men’s (or rather, unisex) styles, too, like this relaxed-fit sweatshirt. Just like the joggers and cropped pullover above, it’s made from half-recycled and half-organic cotton.

And finally, here’s an extra-warm puffer — ideal for temperatures as low as 18-to-28 degrees Fahrenheit — that’s also fabricated from recycled plastic.

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Everything Is 30 Percent Off at Girlfriend Collective