While there’s so much to be said for the right yoga equipment, whether it be yoga mats, yoga balls, yoga straps, yoga blocks, yoga wheels, and so on, it’s predominantly the clothing that you really have to get right…
When performing yoga, you have to be able to move freely and easily. Your clothes should be neither too tight or too loose. They have to move with you and not chafe. You need comfortable clothing that’s neither too cold nor too warm.
And if it looks really good or makes you look really good, then that’s a bonus!
In this article, we’re sharing with you our round-up of the best clothes around to wear to yoga.
A Quick Note
If you normally like to try clothes on while in-store that’s fair enough, but you’ll find that these days online retail sites generally provide information on whether a product line is true to size, so if you know your usual clothes size, you should find it easy to find the perfect clothes for your yoga sessions online.
Let’s get down to it!
(The following items aren’t listed in any particular order.)
1. AFPANQZ High Waist Yoga Pants
You know you’re going to look great in these! These yoga pants are lifting and very flattering. And the color will not pill or fade.
But above all comes the comfort. The pants are smooth and buttery soft. And it’s combination of polyester and spandex means that it will stretch with you perfectly, even when squatting.
And if you were to wear them for hot yoga, you will find that they not only wick sweat away from your body, but they also dry quickly as well.
The pants are cropped, so they allow for plenty of room for you to move your ankle in accordance with your poses.
There are a staggering 45 color options available, something for every taste – floral, zigzag, pet themed, and much more besides.
It’s available in a wide range of sizes, from X-small to 3X-Large, and there’s a handy size chart on the product page, so you can ensure you’re getting the perfect fit for your waist and hips.
2. JADD Women’s Flare Yoga Pants
How about some yoga pants with a difference? Whereas so many other yoga pants cling to the body, these ones graduate into a cute flare. And it also has a cute crossover high waist as well.
Other great features include tummy control, which helps with your core, butt lifting, 4-way, squat-proof stretch, and two deep side pockets.
Made with nylon and spandex, it’s ultra-soft, like a second layer of skin. The waistband doesn’t roll or dig in, and you get plenty of movement with no chafing.
It’s also moisture wicking, so you don’t have to worry about sweating too much. And it’s available in a choice of 5 different colors, from white through to black.
It’s available in a good range of sizes, from Small through to 2X-Large, and is true to size. And it also happens to be machine washable as well.
3. RUNNING GIRL High Impact Sports Bra
Bra support is an important consideration for women, whatever the nature of their workout. And this support doesn’t get much better than with a high impact sports bra such as this.
This sports bra looks good enough to wear as a supportive crop top, and you won’t need to wear an additional top over it.
There’s no fiddly closure, and you can simply pull it on. It’s so comfortable it feels like a second skin.
It’s available in a range of 17 different color options, from white through to black, and including several print options.
It’s also available in a range of different sizes from Small through 3X-Large, and there’s a handy size chart on the product page.
4. UEU Cozy Yoga Joggers Pants
If you feel self-conscious about the shape of your legs, then these are yoga pants with a difference. They are wonderfully soft to the touch and have plenty of stretch.
And they are elasticated at both the waist and the ankles, so you don’t have to worry about them sliding out of place as you move.
They are lightweight, squat proof, with plenty of stretch, and they have two conveniently deep pockets.
It’s available in a staggering 22 different color options, including many solid colors, and one tie-dye, and two American Flag themed ones.
It’s available in a range of different sizes from Small through to 3X-Large. And there’s a handy size chart on the product page, with matching dress sizes, waist, hip, and inseam measurements.
And as luck would have it, they also happen to be machine washable too.
5. ARRIVE GUIDE Sleeveless Yoga Tops
If you feel self-conscious about your body, or perhaps wish to appear more fashionable with clothing of a baggier aesthetic, then a top like this one would be a good choice…
It’s sleeveless, allowing a full range of movement for your shoulders and arms. And it provides plenty of coverage, without a hint of cleavage in sight.
It’s cropped, which not only helps to show off your high waist leggings, but also prevents the top from sliding and showing your bra in certain poses.
It has a super soft feel, thanks to the French terry – a high quality cotton fabric with added spandex elastic fiber. And it’s machine washable, which is super convenient.
It’s available in a staggering 25 different color options, from white through to black. And it’s available in a range of different sizes, from X-Small through to X-Large.
There’s a handy size chart to be found on the product page, where you can view which size fits which size bust and waist, while the length is provided as well.
6. CRZ YOGA Workout Tank Tops With Built-In Bra
Yoga clothing should be minimal. It should not be a distraction from the positioning and movement of your body.
That’s where tops like this one come in. It’s a tank top, complete with a built-in bra, so you don’t have to worry about your top sliding and showing your bra as you move.
The top shows no cleavage and instead offers plenty of coverage, but it does have removable padding in the cups should you wish to use it.
It’s much easier to put on than a traditional bra, you just pull it on. There is no underwire, just comfy support. There are no sleeves and you get a full range of movement.
The fabric is so soft, it’s almost like being naked. It’s long enough to cover your tummy if you’re self-conscious about it. And it happens to be 100% machine washable, which is very convenient.
It’s available in a range of 13 different color options from white through to black, including two printed color options.
As for the size, it ranges from 2X-Small through to X-Large. There’s a handy size chart on the product page, detailing the clothes size and bust and waist measurements for each size.
7. OQQ Women’s Yoga Seamless One Piece
Rather than have several items of yoga clothing slide on and around one another, how about wearing a seamless one-piece romper such as this?
It covers everything you absolutely need covered, and is very flattering, thanks to the butt lifting and the padding in the built-in bra.
It’s breathable, stretchy, and very comfortable. And if you were considering wearing something over it, you’ll be pleased to hear that it’s 100% seamless.
It’s also moisture wicking, so you don’t have to worry about getting sweaty.
There are 12 different color options available to choose from, and it’s available in 3 sizes, namely small, medium and large.
There’s a handy size chart on the product page, so you can be sure to get the perfect fit.
8. Gaiam Yoga Barre Socks
The last thing you want to happen when you’re practicing yoga is to slip up and disrupt the zen. And that’s why you may want to invest in a pair or two of non-slip socks such as these.
If you’re self-conscious about your feet, or if your yoga mat isn’t non-slip, then these ballet-inspired socks feature silicone grips underfoot, so that you have excellent grip as you pose or move your feet.
What’s more, they have cross straps above the foot to ensure that your socks remain in place.
And you don’t have to worry about your feet getting too sweaty because they prevent excess sweat and moisture build-up on the yoga mat. They also happen to be machine washable, which is very handy.
It’s available in multiple color options, and in packs of one pair, two pairs, or three. It’s only available in one size, however, which fits foot sizes 5 through 10.
And that’s a wrap for now. You have to admit, there are some great items listed there to consider.
There are several things to consider when shopping for yoga clothing, but the key thing to think about is how you believe you will feel in the clothes as you practice.
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