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Lululemon Align II
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Price $98 List$79.00 at REI
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Pros Buttery soft, easy to move in, great color options and fit, comfortable, breathableCompressive, shaping, stylish, and durableComfortable, 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 Needs delicate careA little tight, thick, could be more breathableDecent 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 Soft and comfortable for various practices, we love their breathability, ease of movement, and color optionsA compressive all-around tight that's great for most activities, but doesn't breathe well for a heated yoga classGreat 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 Lululemon Align II Patagonia Centered Tights 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 Lululemon Align II Patagonia Centered... High-Waisted... High Waist Powerflex Transform...
Material Nulu 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex jersey 87% polyester, 13% spandex 87% Nylon, 13% Spandex 88% Supplex Nylon / 12% Lycra
Key Pocket Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Features Comfortable waistband that lies flat against skin, naked sensation, hidden pocket in waistband, high waisted Recycled material; flattering wide waistband with 1/2 inch elastic band; soft thread in seems for skin to skin comfort; key pocket 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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