On The Court: All the Feels


Activewear in textured fabrics—from snuggly wool to luxe velvet—will give you that magic touch.


This warming fabric works as a base layer or all on its own.

1. Choose a bright beanie for cool style—and protection from frostbite. $25, nixon.com

2. Stay dry during games in this sweat-wicking long-sleeve men’s top. $68, outdoorvoices.com

3. Throw this cropped Henley over a tank top or sports bra and you’re ready for off-day yoga class. $88, aloyoga.com

4. These knitted sneakers can go straight from your match to a celebratory lunch. $125, allbirds.com


With a flattering fit and sporty feel, ribbed fabric is a winner. 

1. Not too loose, tight, or see-through, a fitted V-neck tee is put-together enough for a match or a meeting. $54, athleta.com

2. A stylish cropped hoodie has you looking—and feeling—good pre- and post-match. $98, aloyoga.com

3. They call these leggings Swift for a reason: The ribbed DRI-FIT fabric won’t slow your game. $120, nike.com


This cozy fabric means chilly mornings won’t get in the way of your pickleball plans.

1. Wool loungers for errands, dog walking, or pregame warm-ups. $98, allbirds.com

2. In a handsome hunter green, this men’s anorak provides warmth without the weight. $120, newbalance.com

3. The combo of smooth puffer and woolly fleece makes this pullover a win-win. $198, addisonbay.com


Playtime meets party time in athleisure made of plushy fabric that looks fun and fancy.

1. Guys, if you aren’t feeling the deep rose hue, these velour track pants come in black, too. $80, adidas.com

2. This soft cropped top—with a supportive shelf bra—offers slightly more coverage than most cropped tanks while looking, and feeling, like a million bucks. $68 for top, $99 for matching leggings; beyondyoga.com


All eyes are on you in standout pieces that may bring a boost of confidence to your PB game.

1. A smooth windbreaker may keep you from having to move to an inside court. $100, adidas.com

2. Satiny leggings get sportier with a sharp neon chevron stripe. $98, goldsheepclothing.com

3. A jewel of an accessory, this silver sling bag fits all kinds of essentials. $115, caraasport.com