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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award  
Price $79.00 at REI
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Pros Compressive, shaping, stylish, and durableButtery soft, easy to move in, great color options and fit, comfortable, breathableComfortable, supportive, easy to move in, contoured high waist with no elasticLightweight, breathable, easy to move in, inexpensiveDurable, look great on, comfortable material, breathable, capri fit
Cons A little tight, thick, could be more breathableNeeds delicate careDecent breathability but not the best for heated classesFabric is a little stiff compared to others, durability issues in previous pairsA little tight around the waist, not much variety in style and color
Bottom Line A compressive all-around tight that's great for most activities, but doesn't breathe well for a heated yoga classSoft and comfortable for various practices, we love their breathability, ease of movement, and color optionsGreat for most types of yoga classes plus they look and feel great onAn inexpensive pair that works well for a variety of stylesPerforms well for most yoga classes and is a great addition to the closet
Rating Categories Patagonia Centered Tights Lululemon Align II High-Waisted Airbrush High Waist Powerflex Transform High-Waisted Capri
Breathability (25%)
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Ease Of Movement (25%)
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Specs Patagonia Centered... Lululemon Align II High-Waisted... High Waist Powerflex Transform...
Material 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex jersey Nulu 87% polyester, 13% spandex 87% Nylon, 13% Spandex 88% Supplex Nylon / 12% Lycra
Key Pocket Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Features Recycled material; flattering wide waistband with 1/2 inch elastic band; soft thread in seems for skin to skin comfort; key pocket Comfortable waistband that lies flat against skin, naked sensation, hidden pocket in waistband, high waisted Wide waistband, anti-microbial fabric Moisture wicking, 4-way stretch fabric wide waistband; Double layer powermesh inset panels in waist for max support; triangle gusseted crotch; highwaisted
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