Happy New Year!!!
Top: Beyond Yoga Double Back Alloy Speckled Bra, Black-White Rose Speckle, S (run small).
Bottom: Beyond Yoga Alloy Ombre High Waisted Midi Legging, Black-White Rose Speckle, XS (true to size).
Note: Since I returened the legging, I am not able to provide complete rating.
PROS / Beyond Yoga Alloy Ombre High Waisted Midi Legging is made with soft and high compression Nylon, Polyester and Spandex blend fabric. It is breathable and four-way stretch.
CONS / The ultra high waistband (sits above the navel) is not very comfortable and digs into the skin.
BOTTOM LINE / Beyond Yoga Alloy Ombre High Waisted Midi Legging does not work for me. Despite its soft and breathable fabric, the waistband digs into my skin and causes discomfort. Also, the legging is not flattering on me.
Yogini's Closet is almost one year old! I want to thank everyone who has been supporting me along this journey. At the end of the year, I would like to share my favorite, top rated yoga pants of 2017. Please note that my top picks are specific for yoga, which means they may not be the best choices for other activities like HIIT and vice versa.
Overall Rating - 9.7 / 10
Top: Liquido All About It Sports Bra, Blacks, S (run small)
Bottom: Lululemon WU HR Tight Full-On Luxtremem 28", Luminosity Foil Print Black Silver, Size 4 (true to size)
PROS / Lululemon WU HR Tight in Luminosity Foil Print Black Silver is a slick yet high performance legging. Full-On Luxtreme fabric is four-way stretch and sweat wicking. It provides great breathability and helps you stay cool. The flat waistband is comfortable and keeps everything tucked in.
CONS / The metallic, shiny fabric makes the panty line quite visible. I highly recommend to wear a seamless underwear to avoid VPL.
BOTTOM LINE / Lululemon WU HR Tight in Luminosity Foil Print Black Silver has the best balance between the performance and design. It is comfortable and creates a flattering look. High compression Full-On Luxtreme works great for yoga and gym workouts. It covers all the needs from studio to street. What a Perfect Legging for the holiday season!
Overall Rating - 9.1 / 10
Top: Athleta Bra, XS (true to size)
Bottom: Glyder Vital Tight, Black and White Pinstripe, XS (true to size)
PROS / Glyder Vital Tight is made with cottony feel FORMA101 fabric. It is four-way stretch, breathable and sweat wicking. The high waist style offers great support. It is a perfect 7/8 legging on me. It gives a leggy and flattering look.
CONS / The waistband has a thin encased elastic, which is less than perfect as I prefer the flat waistband.
BOTTOM LINE / Glyder Vital Tight is a classic stripe legging that would never go out of style. It fits and performs well. It covers all the needs for yoga as well as gym workouts. The encased elastic on the waistband is less than ideal as it shows the muffin top.
All a sudden, glitter, glossy and shiny leggings has become one of the most trendy design elements. Nearly all leading athleisure brands sell such Christmassy leggings this year, including Athleta, Beyond Yoga, Lululemon, etc. It is tempting to steal few pairs for myself.
Here I list five of my personal favorites. Some of them are in my shopping cart, while others are already in my closet, the Yogini's Closet.
Luminosity Foil Print Black Silver
It was a surprise, good surprise, to me when seeing Lululemon released this legging. It doesn't strike me as the style from Lululemon. The legging is made with Full-On Luxtreme fabric, which works great for yoga and high impact workouts. Believe or not, this legging is so popular that most of sizes have sold out online within days. Lucky enough, I was able to grab one from the local store. That means, the review will be coming soon. The legging is prettier and not as silvery in person. It has perfect amount of the sparkle on it.