Whether we’re sprinting and lifting in the wee hours pre-work or popping over to barre class the second the clock strikes five, it’s a rare day at The Chalkboard when one of our team members isn’t fitting fitness in wherever we can. Our typical day involves a good sweat, some creative strategizing, and the eminent superfood-tasting sesh – so naturally, we need a wardrobe that multitasks just as well as we do! Thank goodness for this season’s fashion-inspired fitnesswear brands that takes us from workout to work and back again in style – Nesh NYC being right in the midst of the movement.

Nesh NYC was born when founder Bree Chambers’ yoga teacher training took an unexpected turn: she soon realized that there was a need for not just cute yoga clothes, but a lifestyle brand that could help women keep things simple without sacrificing style. Nesh seamlessly fuses the best elements of activewear, loungewear, and New York style to create a luxurious lifestyle line that can take you through your entire day from start to finish.

Just like Bree herself, Nesh NYC focuses on the sophisticated details – like mesh-paneled leggings with “seams” and lingerie-inspired sports bras to the chicest sweats we’ve ever seen – that create a holistic vision of what it truly means to live an active lifestyle. Inspired to perspire? Take a cue from Bree’s well-rounded workouts, gym bag essentials, and the mantras that keep her centered long after she rolls up her yoga mat…


Bree Chambers, founder of Nesh NYC

Favorite workout:

Vinyasa yoga.

Moment I fell in love with fitness:

I remember tagging along with my mother to her yoga classes; I must have been three years old. I felt at home and instantly knew it was my path.

Favorite workout shoes:

Best fitnesswear staples:

My Nesh NYC Luxe Bralette, Ballerina Legging and Luxe Hoodie. It’s my daily uniform.

I stay inspired by...

My kids! And a good meditation session.

Favorite hair accessories:

I am simple…a black rubber band and maybe a sparkly beaded headband, on special occasions!

Must-have gadgets:

iPhone and new Bemo video camera.

On my workout playlist…

I am still obsessed with Dave Matthews. All his albums are on repeat.

Most unexpected item in my gym bag:

Probably one of my son’s toys… a Lightning McQueen car.

Favorite way to hydrate:

Sparkling water!

Favorite post-workout fuel:

Fave quickie workout:

A 30-minute run.

Personal fitness tip:

A clean diet is just as important as working out!

Current mantra:

“Take it easy!” and “Healthy body, healthy mind.”

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