Review. Lululemon: Not Just A Pair of Pants. ~ Natalie Johnson

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on Nov 24, 2011
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Wunder Under Pant: I wore these pants everyday for a week.

It is hard to perfect function and beauty in a garment, especially a $78.00 pair of yoga tights, but Lululemon did a pretty good job on these.

I biked, ran, hiked, climbed, shopped, did yoga and looked cute in these pants for a week straight because I liked them so much, and of course, I was testing them for ultimate function. They are pre-shrunk and washed nicely too.


Beautiful indeed, and reversible—striped black and grey on one side and thermal-looking on the other. They are extremely comfortable, tempting you to wear them casual with a t-shirt or dressed up.

Cold Boulder air feels wonderful running in the mornings and biking everyday while in these pants. The double layer and tight construction keeps you warm  but wicks the moisture. Not so good for hot or even a really warm yoga class; however, there is a crop version. You can stash your key or money in the small waist pocket too.

Green, you ask? Not so much in material and construction unfortunately, but these yoga tights certainly function well enough to replace five other pairs of pants. I wore them to sleep, woke up and slipped a dress over and biked to work, then biked to yoga, switched to a tank and sweat to the beat of Billy—the funniest yoga teacher in America—at Yoga Pod.

Lululemon Yoga Pant

I am new to yoga, but the Wunder Under performed. They have what Lululemon calls the four-way stretch that is thick and firm enough to support but stretches divinely with every move you make. I recommend the Wunder Under pant beyond yoga, though—they are comfortable, functional, cute.


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7 Responses to “Review. Lululemon: Not Just A Pair of Pants. ~ Natalie Johnson”

  1. Tanya Lee Markul says:

    Cute pants!

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  2. Tanya Lee Markul says:

    Just posted to "Featured Today" on the Elephant Yoga homepage. Like Elephant Yoga on Facebook.

  3. Vision_Quest2 says:

    That would not be in keeping with John Galt. You play, you pay … lol

  4. moira says:

    While there are a lot of complaints about lululemon being corporatist, etc, I have to say that I bought a few pair of pants from them 5 years ago, and practice Ashtanga yoga and sweat and wash them each at least 2-3x/week and they have not worn out, faded, or lost their shape, at ALL!!! So as far as being eco-friendly, if you are talking durability and worth their value so one can consume less overall, I LOVE lululemon.

    …AND my BUTT looks GREAT in those pants!!! 😉

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