Betsey Johnson is here to ensure your workout wardrobe has enough pink, sparkle, and edge. The designer just launched her first activewear collection
, available now on her brand's website as well as at Macy’s and Nordstrom.
"BJ loves Kicking A! I'm so excited about the collaboration for the new active wear collection, which I feel has the perfect mix of performance, prettiness, and punk," Johnson says in a press release.
Fans know that a performance-ending cartwheel is the Betsey Johnson equivalent of a mic-drop. Unsurprisingly, her new line is inspired by a similar high-energy stunt: Johnson's Fall/Winter 2013 show, where she put her models to work by having them exercise on the runway. The line mixes fitness-performance features and fabrics with Johnson’s signature, playful aesthetic. Cases in point: moisture-wicking leggings with perforated, faux-leather trim; tanks with mesh cut-outs; and leopard-print track pants.
reports that Johnson “hates working out,” the designer will be one of the featured dancers on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars
— proving that she doesn’t mind working up a sweat, just as long as she's having fun while she's at it. (By the looks of Betsey's high-kicks
, we bet we can guess what her workout personality
Click through to see a few of the pieces from the so-called ass-kicking collection. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for some jumping jacks and
tango action at Johnson's runway show later this week.