I like cute workout clothes, but honestly, the most important qualities in exercise attire for me are to not be itchy/chafe-y and to not stink. (See this for the backstory on the second quality).
But there’s always room for a little sparkle.
These headbands came on the scene several years ago and now are ubiquitous at many of the races I’ve done.
Sweaty Bands promise not to slip during your workout, and overall I’d say they live up to that hype. They also come in dozens of cute designs, including some glittery ones that are particularly suited for Race Day.
I also purchase running shoes by function, not style, but these are really cute: