Yoga pants for every style and type of flow.
Yoga Pants for Women
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Long gone are the days where the only reason you'd wear yoga pants is to do, you know, yoga.
Yoga pants have worked their way into the athleisure and just straight leisure world by storm, and for good reason—they offer a stylish and flattering look for any body type, are versatile enough to wear both on and off the yoga mat, and most importantly, they’re crazy comfortable.
When shopping for the best yoga pants, consider their purpose in your life. If you plan on sporting them to your next gym sesh or hot yoga class, look for pairs made with performance-ready fabrics that’ll keep you cool during the sweatiest workouts. Or if you prefer something that you can lounge in at home, opt for cotton yoga pants that’ll feel soft and comfortable enough for everyday wear.
Now that this style has become so popular, there are tons of different yoga pants for women out there to choose from. So to help you sift through the seemingly endless options, we’ve compiled a list of 16 of our favorite pairs below, from a variety of brands and price points. And while you’ve probably heard about the Lululemon yoga pants and leggings that have gained a cult following, these top-notch picks boast all of the same features—but at lower prices.
Whether you’re a seasoned yogi looking for performance-ready yoga pants with pockets for your next Bikram class, or a casual wearer looking for seamless and flattering high-waisted yoga pants to wear while running errands, you’ll find what works for you here. And the best part is the majority of these options can double as maternity yoga pants thanks to their stretchy material and flexible, comfortable fit. (Related: Cute Maternity Workout Clothes You'll Actually Want to Wear While Pregnant)
Here, browse the best yoga pants for women that aren’t Lululemon, but offer all the same features—like a flattering fit and stylish, versatile look that can be paired with any outfit.
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Alo Yoga High-Waist Goddess Legging
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A favorite among dedicated yogis, these leggings feature a ribbed, scrunch-able bottom half that can be worn on the leg or pulled down over the heels for better grip and added coziness.
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Onzie High Rise Leggings
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Onzie's yoga clothes are all ultra light and quick-drying, perfect for intense yoga sessions filled with double Chaturangas. What’s more, the bold leopard print and flattering high-waisted fit will make you feel like the most stylish yogi in class.
RBX Active Women’s Cotton Strappy Side Yoga Capri
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These strappy cropped leggings are as stylish as they are comfortable. The cotton fabric blend and four-way stretch technology means these yoga pants are lightweight, soft, and give you complete freedom of movement. They also have a flattering, high-waisted fit and use flat-lock stitching so you never have to worry about irritation or chafing.
Zella Divine High Waist Rib Leggings
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These cozy ribbed leggings from Nordstrom's Zella activewear line are ideal for restorative flows, and they also boast handy side pockets.
90 Degree by Reflex High Waist Power Flex Legging
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Consistently rated as some of the best yoga pants in the game, these super-soft high-rise leggings come in a variety of shades and create a smooth silhouette. These versatile pants are the perfect addition to any outfit inside or outside the gym.
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Teeki Women’s Mermaid Hot Pant
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For those looking to make a statement, these bright patterned leggings should do the trick. Made with a higher rise waistband, these are ultra comfortable and work for a variety of yoga flows.
prAna Selwyn ⅞ Legging
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Made with a lightweight and stretchy fabric blend, these bold blue yoga pants feature shirred hems and a wide, high-rise waistband with a hidden key pocket, making them as practical as they are cute.
Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Leggings
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These leggings are made from a high-tech fabric that's guaranteed not to go sheer during forward folds and chair poses. They’re designed with a floral pattern that looks (but doesn’t feel) like lace, for an added touch of elegance.
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K-Deer Sneaker Length in "Kristin Stripe"
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Known for its vibrantly striped styles, K-Deer's leggings are a new yoga classic. Now available in "sneaker length," they can be worn outside the studio, too.
Hard Tail High Rise Ankle Leggings
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Get a little funky with Hard Tail's signature tie-dye-patterned leggings. They might not be the fold-over, boot-cut version of your high school days, but for many, the brand alone is a nostalgic throwback. Made with a cotton and spandex blend and high-rise elastic waistband, these pants will feel super comfortable and flexible.
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Marika Barely Flare Yoga Pants
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Rock the traditional yoga pants look with these slightly-flared, bootcut yoga pants. They’re made with a stretchy and breathable fabric that’s performance-ready, and feature a wide, flat waistband for added comfort. Try pairing them with any workout top for an easy, chic look in the gym.
Patagonia Capilene Midweight Base Layer Boot-Length Tights
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Originally designed for traditional yoga, these crops are also moisture-wicking and quick-drying, meaning they can be worn for everything from hot flows to boot camps.
Gaiam Hudson Hi Rise Legging
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Athletic Works Women’s Plus Dri More Bootcut Pant
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These soft and stretchy bootcut yoga pants come in extended sizing and use Athletic Works’ signature Dri More technology to wipe away sweat and keep you comfortable. They also boast a flexible elastic waistband with hidden pockets for added convenience.
IUGA High Waist Yoga Pants with Pocket
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Pockets are always a good thing. Case in point: these best-selling leggings with four-way stretch that boast side pockets big enough to hold your phone while you get your flow on.
Core 10 Women’s Build Your Own Yoga Pant
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For a completely customizable option, go with Core 10’s beloved ‘Build Your Own’ yoga pant. Using its signature moisture-wicking fabric that’s meant for workouts, Core 10 lets you choose the fit, waistband, length, and size of your pants, so you can really make them your own.
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