With the advent of yoga selfies and videos online showing different poses and practices in yoga, the type of clothes worn by practitioners has become more important. Yoga clothes can show group allegiances, personal styles, or even be used to display personal growth. However, with this emerging market there has been more concern about the look of this once functional type of clothing. Here are 8 yoga trends that are popular right now.
1. Workout Wear Out of the Gym
As the clothes for yoga get more expressive, they are also being worn outside of the gym or workout area. Because more people are working from home or in a more relaxed office setting these days, expect to see more of this trend in the future.
2. Crop Top Bras
3. Harem Pants
Harem pants are so comfortable that you will want to wear them all the time. Inspired by Indian sari pants, these come in a variety of fabrics and colors, and are good for traveling and casual wear, as well as for yoga workouts.
4. Body Suits
A trend that seems to have been stolen from a past generation. Because this outfit is all in one, there is no fear that the shirt will ride up or the pants down. That means no annoying adjustments throughout your session. This piece also layers well if you want to take it out into the street.
5. Brighter Prints
Whether it’s tropical prints or just bright blocks of color in random patterns, yoga clothes are getting bolder and brighter and even a little bit crazy. All you need to wear this trend is a little bit of courage.
6. Bras That are Cute and Functional
From crop tops to bralettes that are super supportive and made of material designed for exercise, it’s about time that designers realized the need for better support for active women who still want to look good in their outfit.
7. Shredded Everything
This is where your clothes look like they’ve been ripped up in the washing machine. The fashion for shredded clothes indicates a certain amount of rebellion from the norm and is a good example of how clothes for yoga are becoming another way to express yourself.
8. Cell Phone Pockets
This is probably not the best trend, particularly for yoga, but it seems to be catching on. Because we like to be connected at all times, some yoga pants now are made with a small pocket in the side of them. Only for those who can’t survive for an hour without checking their tweets.
Yoga clothes don’t just have to be functional. Recent additions to the market have shown that the clothing can be as beautiful or as expressive as the rest of your wardrobe, so don’t be ashamed to let your workout clothes shine.