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yoga pants that don't cost £90 but are really good

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millifiori Thu 02-Nov-17 10:06:58

I've noticed that I'm the only one in yoga class wearing Primark leggings. Everyone else has these hippy imprint yoga pants but when I look them up online they all seem to cost £90! Are there any really good companies that make proper stretchy leggings that don't slide or gape or ride up but don't cost so much? I'm overweight so would prefer something not too lairy in colour. Dark greys and navys are ideal.

Etymology23 Thu 02-Nov-17 10:10:38

I got some sports leggings from sports direct for about £11-12 in a dark grey stretchy fabric.

I think they were by USA pro which I suspect is one of their own brands. They seem to have a load reduced online in ladies, clothing, exercise and fitness.

Fairly evil company but incredibly useful for cheap sports gear!

millifiori Thu 02-Nov-17 21:10:45

Thanks Etymology. I'll take a look

FledglingFTB Thu 02-Nov-17 21:12:27

Gap sport are actually very long wearing - 4 years and going strong. I also bought some from the M&S sports collection by that model and they fit really nicely

FledglingFTB Thu 02-Nov-17 21:14:25

Also I’m wary of gray Lycra, I’ve noticed it shows sweat patches really obviously

millifiori Thu 02-Nov-17 21:26:30

Ah Fledgling - that's a really good tip. Gap's the sort of price range I had in mind but I've not been in there for ages. I'll take a look. Thanks.

flingingmelon Thu 02-Nov-17 21:39:32

I really like the Sainsbury’s leggings tbh. They’re cut with a nice long rise and a decent elasticated waist so there’s no chance of builders bum in class.

YesThisIsMe Thu 02-Nov-17 21:41:06

GAP with their 40% off deals are good. Or TK MAXX if you’ve got one locally.

Sgtmajormummy Thu 02-Nov-17 21:51:59

Decathlon's own brand are super cheap and cover your bum well while exercising.
Dd wears flared ones for dance and drama where everything has to be black.

CAAKE Thu 02-Nov-17 21:55:48

These high rise Gap fit sculpt compression leggings are what you need. They wash well and hold in all the right bits.

http://www.gap.co.uk/browse/product.do?pid=000722502005&vid=1&preferredLocale=en_GB&kwid=1&sem=false&sdkw=gfast-high-rise-sculpt-compression-leggings-P000722502&sdReferer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F

iveburntthetoast Tue 07-Nov-17 22:03:31

I’ve found George by Asda make some really good leggings—it’s a bit hit or miss, but I’ve got a few pairs that are great.

purpleRH Thu 09-Nov-17 15:55:18

I bought Sweaty Betty Garudasana capri pants in the summer sale. They were £27 and are so comfortable for lounging in or yoga. I really recommend them and would pay full price.

Auspiciouspanda Thu 09-Nov-17 15:58:41

Gymshark have affordable fancy looking leggings

CoteDAzur Sun 12-Nov-17 09:07:34

Are any of these leggings both high-waist and made from soft materials? I have sensitive (itchy) skin.

CountFosco Sat 18-Nov-17 16:42:23

House of Fraser has some nice sportswear. I've got some Biba capris that I adore but I've seen some people wear the own brand stuff and it's really nice as well.

I've seen BAM leggings highly recommended as well.

LazyDoll Tue 28-Nov-17 21:50:39

BAM are awesome. Soooo soft and comfy. Look great on and off the mat!

HatieCockpins Tue 28-Nov-17 21:53:20

I got 2 pairs for around £30 from lotus leggings online. Think they were on a special offer.

BlackAmericanoNoSugar Tue 28-Nov-17 21:53:21

Uniqlo do some nice patterned exercise leggings, like these for less than £20.

Feelings Tue 28-Nov-17 21:57:56

Show me these £90 yoga pants, I must see!

NotMeNoNo Tue 28-Nov-17 22:06:06

Tkmaxx are great for sports leggings although they do have less in larger sizes you may still find something. They also have loads of active wear stock in January.

NewYearNiki Sun 07-Jan-18 23:53:58

Show me these £90 yoga pants, I must see!

Here is one example

www.sweatybetty.com/mobile/all-clothing/bottoms/leggings/powerofnaturedoubletimeprint-double-duty-7/8-reversible-yoga-leggings/

carrie74 Mon 08-Jan-18 10:55:42

I have to say, I've been wearing Gap Fit for years, and agree it's good quality for the price point. However, I've just bought a couple of pairs of Sweaty Betty leggings in the sale, and they are amazing. Feel gorgeous on, no slippage at all (even when wearing them all day blush). I didn't pay anywhere near £90 for them (less than half that), but I'm very very impressed.

Cakescakescakes Mon 08-Jan-18 10:57:38

Another vote for Gap here too

BobbinThreadbare123 Mon 08-Jan-18 10:58:59

USA Pro seamless capris....what a comfortable delight. Cheap, too.

Also I go to TK Maxx and get a lot in there. Ronhill make good leggings too. Nice and high waisted. Proper sizing, so if I'm buying a 12, that's what I'm getting. No SML guessing.

NewYearNiki Mon 08-Jan-18 11:41:39

Gap is very good. Frequent sales and good quality.

Like a pp I got my £95 sweaty betty leggings for under £30 In the back end of the sale.

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