Spring is in the air and that means sundresses and short-shorts are just around the corner. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just getting started, you’re going to want to kick it into high gear. There is no better way to get motivated to exercise than to look great while doing it.
Run Detroit
441 West Canfield St.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 638-2831

Run Detroit is definitely the place to stock up on running shoes but this athletic shop has great athletic gear for the ladies. The sporty boutique features a selection of styling shirts to wear for all those crazy runs you’re embarking on whenever a Rocky-inspired moment hits. Before you take to the streets, make sure you look the part from head to toe. The knowledgable staff at Run Detroit will help with that. The crew has got your back, ask virtually any question about what ensemble will work best and they’ll see to it that you leave on-point. They don’t mess around.

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Co. 512
512 North Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 268-7577

Co. 512 is a sportswear shop that opened its doors a year ago in Royal Oak. It not only carries performance gear for whatever sport you’re into, but it also has a huge selection of athletic wear for women. Whatever the season, Co. 512 has the perfect ensemble to keep you performing on all cylinders. The boutique also stocks sports apparel featuring the entire roster of Michigan and Detroit teams.

230 East Grand River
Detroit, MI
(313) 963-6886

Spectacles is a unique shop specializing in athletic wear that makes a statement. It’s also the only boutique in town that features a live DJ spinning every Friday. T-shirts are available in a range of colors, all emblazoned with graphics or fresh statements. Wearing this gear will encourage you to hit the ground running because you’ll want to be seen in these body-conscious numbers. This shop carries exclusive lines of apparel that can’t be found anywhere else.

Detroit Athletic Co.
1744 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 961-3550

Whatever your favorite Detroit sports teams are, Detroit Athletic Co. has you covered. This specialty sportswear shop carries a massive selection of athletic apparel. The popular retail location caters to sports fans in the area and is the place to swing by before the big game. Ladies, Detroit Athletic Co. has you covered with a range of styles that supports your favorite teams. The shop features garb from the Lions, Tigers and Red Wings.

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Pure Detroit
500 Griswold
Guardian Building, Suite 250
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 963-1440

Pure Detroit carries stylish gear for ladies who want to rep the city and look good while doing it. Located downtown in the Guardian Building, the shop itself is a destination. You will find a stocked collection of cool shirts that you won’’t mind sweating in. The cut and style of the shirts lend itself to women’s bodies that hug every curve in all the right ways.

After receiving a BA in Photography from Savannah College of Art & Design, Nicole Wrona began working with a diverse range of musicians. In addition, she is a freelance writer for numerous publications. Her work can be found at www.metalleaves.com and Examiner.com.