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The '80s-Inspired Workout Gear You Need In Your Life

Adidas Woman's Originals Superstar Shoes

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Superstars are quintessential '80s footwear, and these bring an updated look with all-black treads. Wear them with your best sweats or dress them up with jeans after gym. ($80;

Related: Anything-But-Basic Black Workout Clothes

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Nidra Yoga Harem

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Pull off parachute pants in 2016 with these comfy harems made for yoga or dance. So you can get footloose while staying chafe-free. ($124;

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Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T Fleece Pullover

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Nothing says '80s like purple and bright turquoise, and this throwback fleece fits right in the mix. Wear it for chilly nights camping or hiking. ($99; (See these Hiking Gear Essentials for Your Next Adventure)

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Koral Meter Jumpsuit

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Move over, spandex—this jumpsuit gives you a sleek and sexy '80s look with quick-drying and flexible Evanesce fabric. Wear it straight to dinner afterward and make Danny Zuko shake in his boots. ($198;

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Open-Heel Legwarmers

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Dress up your best leggings with comfy legwarmers, perfect for the yoga studio or for lounging in luxury. No one puts these babies in a corner. ($22;

Related: Workout Gear That Will Make You Look (and Feel) Like A Ballerina

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Columbia Flashback Down Jacket

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Stay warm from the city to the snowy mountains this winter in flashback style. This tribute to Columbia's 1986 Bugaboo jacket has modern jacket tech with responsibly sourced down, dressed up in ski-prep '80s hues. ($140;

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Reebok Classic Leather

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Reebok sneakers are a cornerstone of '80s style, and these white classics are the perfect multipurpose pair for your workout wardrobe. ($70; (Add more statements to your wardrobe with these White Hot Workout Clothes)


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Beyond Yoga Legwarmer Leggings

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A high waist and built-in legwarmer features? These tights are Flashdance-worthy through and through. ($110;

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Stella McCartney Padded Bomber Jacket

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This bomber jacket's bold print and ribbed trim combine classic '80s and modern style for the perfect to and from gym piece. ($81;

Related: Moto Style Workout Clothes For Your Inner Badass

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Teeki Purple Awakening Hotpants

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These sassy leggings with sheen hold all the wild attitude of hair metal with the performance power of your favorite tights. ($72;

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Nike Air Force 1 High iD

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No decade is complete without some good Nikes in the mix, and the '80s is no exception. These are the perfect homage to the first basketball shoe to house Nike Air in 1982 (and you can customize them to your design preferences). ($150;

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Monreal Mesh Sweatshirt

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Wear this "après" mesh top layer before and after your sweat session. The neon orange and jade accents will add the perfect '80s pop to a classic black workout outfit. ($260;

Check out more: Trendy Mesh Workout Clothes Perfect for Breaking a Sweat In.

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Elastic Logo Headband

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No '80s getup is complete without a good sweatband. This Ivy Park one is as functional as it is a statement—it'll complement whatever colors you're sporting. ($14;

Related: Stylish Yoga Headbands You'll Want to Wear Everywhere

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Adidas Trefoil Cropped Tank Top

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Complete your look with the ultimate throwback crop top from Adidas Originals. ($25;

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