Here's Where to Find the Best Athleisure Basics (Spoiler: They're All Under $25)

Take your style from the gym to the streets with these crazy-comfortable basics and must-haves from Forever 21.

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Low-Impact Sports Bra

Do double duty with a sports bra that moonlights as an ultra-comfy crop top outside the gym. Its moisture-wicking fabric and adjustable straps will keep you comfortable during your workout, and its longline length and skinny straps are cute enough to pair with a skirt or layer under an off-the-shoulder top. Basically, this is a sports bra you'll be living in from now on. ($13; forever21.com)

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Active Pindot Leggings

Fun leggings aren't meant to be limited to just the gym. Whether you're running errands or hitting the town, this moisture-wicking, pin-dot patterned pair can be dressed up or down depending on how you style them. Bonus: These leggings include a secret pocket inside the waistline perfect for hiding away keys, cards, and other small valuables. ($23; forever21.com)

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Active French Terry Sweatshirt

A super-comfy sweatshirt is an absolute closet essential all year-round. This soft cream-colored crewneck can be dressed up with a statement necklace, slouchy jeans, and heels, or given a downtown look with jogger sweatpants and sneakers. No matter which way you go, you'll get so much use out of this must-have basic. ($23; forever21.com)

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Animal Print Bike Shorts

Yep, the bike shorts trend is still going strong—and this printed pair might just be the most comfortable shorts you've ever worn. Complete with stretch knit and an elasticized high-waist fit, they tackle every one of your bike shorts concerns so you can wear them without worry. Plus, the fun and versatile print says you're ready to party. ($18; forever21.com)

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Active V-Neck Crop Top

Imagine a top you can wear while lifting weights, then immediately hit the streets afterwards. It's not just the stuff of dreams—it's the Active V-Neck Crop Top. This flowy, subtle crop top fits like your favorite muscle tee, without looking sloppy or homemade. We'd pair it with high-waist jeans and a leather jacket for a look that truly goes beyond the gym. ($8; forever21.com)

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Active Nylon Leggings

You'll be party-ready in these super-shiny workout leggings. They have the moisture-wicking, stretchy material you expect in a high-quality legging, but with a price and unique color you'll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. Bonus: They make the perfect going-out outfit when paired with a crop top and heels. ($13; forever21.com)

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Low-Impact Strappy Sports Bra

This is a sports bra so pretty, you'll want to show it off. Its scoop neck and low-impact cut make it perfect for tamer activities like yoga, but its intricate back straps make it the ideal bralette for back-bearing tops (like the one below!) outside of the gym. With removable padded cups and wicking fabric, this is one sports bra you'll want to add to your everyday rotation. ($15; forever21.com)

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Active Open-Back Top

Toss on this knit top on your way to the gym or on the way out for an easy, comfy look that's subtly sexy, too. The twisted hem at the back adds a cool detail that makes the perfect frame for a gorgeous sports bra or bralette like the one above. From the front, the top is a versatile essential that you can easily dress up or down depending on how you style it. ($15; forever21.com)

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A woman wears burgundy velour joggers with a multicolored stripe down the side photo

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Active Velour Striped-Trim Joggers

The look of '70s style plus the comfort of pajamas equal these incredibly stylish retro joggers. Complete with a drawstring for adjustability and an ombre stripe down the side to set them apart, these velour joggers are an absolute dream to wear no matter where you're going. Bonus: You can finish the look with this matching velour sweatshirt here. ($23; forever21.com)

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Active French Terry Pullover

Cuddle up on a chilly day with this easy pullover sweater that's made of comfy sweatshirt-like French terry material. The cowl neck detail sets it apart from the average pullover and gives you some instant style points. We'd pair this versatile sweater with light-wash jeans and a classic denim jacket when you need to layer up for extra warmth. ($18; forever21.com)

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