#BestYearEver: Get Fit in 2015

10 steps to a healthier new you and the best workout gear to shop now

Start your year off fresh and make it your #bestyearever. One of our biggest goals for 2015 is to get fit - we’re not just talking about working out more, we’re talking about an overall better you, inside and out. From drinking more water to finding a workout partner, read our 10 helpful steps to a healthy new life below.

10 Steps to a Healthier New You

1.  Start a journal. When it comes toworking out and eating right, defining your goals on paper is one of the most successful ways to actually achieve them. Create a calendar, mark which days you’ll be exercising and plan your healthy meals ahead of time. 

2. Don’t skip breakfast. Most of the time we’re running out the door to get to work, skipping the most important meal of the day. This year, wake up just a few minutes earlier and start your day off with a healthy breakfast. High proteins, such as eggs and spinach, as well as steel-cut oats with fresh berries are great meal ideas.   

3. Join a gym. If this thought has always been in the back of your head, take the plunge! Most gyms have more than just machines. They have a wide variety of classes, lap pools and saunas to relax in after. 

4. Be outdoors. Hiking or jogging outside feels great. You get to enjoy nature, inhale fresh air and it doesn’t even feel like you’re burning calories because it’s fun! Being outdoors really clears your mind as well. 

5. Find a workout partner. One of the best ways to actually make it to the gym or to try a new workout is by having a partner in crime. Ask one of your friends to come with you and maybe even grab a pressed juice after!

6. Change your diet. Avoid junk and processed foods as much as possible. We know these guys taste good and eating out can make this hard, but they’re definitely no help to a healthier new you. 

7. Eat healthy fats. Stay away from artificial sweeteners and low fat products, and replace your cravings with healthy fats like avocados, nuts and olive oil.

8. Drink more water. Staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do for your skin and body. Often times we mistake hunger for thirst, so drink up and stop those unnecessary cravings!

9. Catch up on your zzz’s. The more you the sleep, the stronger your immune system will be. This means, if you’re caught up with your sleep, you’ll have a better chance at fighting off all those nasty colds and flus that go around this time of year. Everyone requires a different amount of sleep, so make sure you’re paying attention to your body and feeling rested when you rise. 

10. Switch up your workouts. If you’re typically bored with going to the gym or stretching in yoga, try something different. From indoor rock climbing to strip tease classes, there’s a way for everyone to get their workout on (plus, it’s fun!).

Workout Gear

Whether you’re upping your miles as a runner or attending more yoga classes, buying new workout clothes makes you look good and feel great. Update your collection with pieces by some of our favorite workout brands below. 

Without Walls

Without Walls Cropped Romper

Without Walls Luminous Floral Hot Yoga Bra

Without Walls Perforated Woven Bomber Jacket


Nike Victory Gym Club Metallic

‘Studio Wrap Pack 3’ Yoga Training Shoe (Women)

'HSC’ Dro-FIT Hooded Top

Stella McCartney for adidas 



Essentials Starter Tights


Floral Flow Beloved Bralette

Sentry Sweatshirt

Polartec® Power Stretch® 2 Tight

Free People

Lattice Back Bra

Printed Long Legging

Stripe Bra

Most Coveted Pieces of 2014

See which five fashion items were the talk of the year

We welcome in the New Year with some of the most coveted pieces 0f 2014. From the hottest handbag to the trendiest sneakers, see which five popular items below were an instant celebrity and street style favorite.

1. Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag

If you could get your hands on this bag, Mansur Gavriel’s bucket bag was 2014’s ‘It’ staple. Simple, sleek and love by celebs like Miranda Kerr and Kirsten Dunst.

Model Miranda Kerr carrying the Mansur Gavriel bucket bag in February 2014. 

Actress Kirsten Dunst carrying the Mansur Gavriel bucket bag at LAX in January 2014. 

OC-Exclusive Saffiano Leather Bucket Bag

Leather bucket bag

Coated Mini Bucket Bag in Black & Royal

2. Stan Smiths 

All the biggest faces at fashion week were spotted wearing these stylish kicks. Paired with anything from jeans to dresses, Stan Smiths were the must-have sneaker of the year.

Two street style stars on left wearing Stan Smiths at Fashion Week Fall 2014.

Half-Slovenian, half-Italian stylist and fashion consultant Ada Kokosar at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2015.

Adidas Originals Stan Smith Fairway Sneakers

OC Pony Fingerprint Stan Smith Sneakers

Adidas Stan Smith Vulc (Dusblu/White)

3. Shrimps Fur Coat

One of this year’s easiest ways to make a statement, Shrimps faux fur coats were a hit to fashion icons Poppy Delevingne, Kate Foley, Alexa Chung and more. 

Stylist and model Kate Foley wearing a Shrimps coat at London Fashion Week Fall 2014.

Poppy Delevingne wearing a Shrimps coat at the Stuart Weitzman cocktail party in October 2014.

Mabel faux-fur coat

Dulcie Striped Coat

Dulcie faux-fur coat

4. Burberry Monogrammed Blanket Poncho

After Burberry’s Fall 2014 collection debuted, these monogrammed ponchos were an instant fashion favorite. From models to celebs, these personalized blanket wraps are iconic and a definite keepsake item.

Olivia Palermo wearing a monogrammed Burberry ponhcho in NYC, July 2014. 

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wearing the monogrammed Burberry poncho in Sydney, Auguest 2014. 

Colour Block Check Blanket Poncho

Check Wool and Cashmere Blanket Poncho

Graphic Motif Blanket Poncho

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