March 17, 2020 8 min read
Are Yoga pants just for Yoga? Definitely not! We put these ethically made leggings to the test and they accompanied us perfectly to the gym, the city and our outdoor adventures. Go through our comprehensive sustainable legging guide, to find the perfect pair that suits your needs.
From classic everyday fits to yoga classes, intense CrossFit workouts, and chilly skiing trips; Read on for the best of the best.
Go from a coffee with friends straight to the gym, with these super stylish leggings by Girlfriend Collective.
Ultra high rise, four-way stretch and sustainably made from recycled water bottles; they're the perfect pair of tights to give you a smart and classic look. Available in a variety of solid, high impact colors and sizes from XS to XXL.
Slightly thicker fabrication than your average style, a high waistline that doesn't roll down or bunch and a streamlined fit that flatters every shape. Girlfriend Collective uses 25 recycled water bottles in every high-waist, compressive legging pair.
Take your pick from a traditional black,plum,moss and midnight blue to a cool bougainvillea and morel.
With a flattering wide waistband and a compression fit, they keep you looking slim and in style. Whether you are mixing and matching to create a stylish outfit or hitting the gym or a yoga class.
"Very comfortable, excellent quality. Sizing is accurate if you follow sizing guides. Size down of you want more compression" - Anonymous from Ireland
See all pretty Girlfriend Compressive leggings here >>
By popular demand, the bestselling and original Compressive Legging by Girlfriend comes now with side pockets.
The High-Rise Pocket Legging has the same high-rise, sturdy construction and ultra compression as the original model, but sleek double side seams and a pocket on each hip for your phone, key or whatever you feel like putting there.
Choose a full length or 7/8 length for shorter legs or cropped fit >>
"Amazing! If you're looking for durable, sustainable, ethical, size inclusive and cute athletic wear, this is the one! It fits perfectly feels and looks gorgeous!" - Sara H. from Belgium
Girlfriend Collective designed the FLOAT Legging for that next-to-nothing feel. Feels soft, works hard.
In case you need something lighter weight for hot days, hot workouts or just looking hot lounging around — the FLOAT High-Rise Legging. They're stretchy and comfy enough for max-relaxing but sturdy enough for working out. Toss them on to lounge around and boom, you’re already dressed for that run you may or may not go on.
"These are easily the best tights I've ever worn. The first leggings that are actually high-waisted, so they don't roll even if your stomach swells. These are extremely soft and smooth, perfectly light and discreet, yet squat proof." - Tuuli. from Finland
Sustainably crafted from a mixture of recycled polyester and spandex, these stretchy, moisture absorbent tights are perfect for yoga, running, gym .. you name it!
With a wide, comfortable waistband, they give you ample room to breathe. Available in a variety of funky patterns and colors, they add a fun and playful note to any outfit. While our absolutely favorite feature of these is the smart hidden key pocket at the top of the waistband! Fair Trade Certified™ sewn, so you have no doubts and a clear conscience.
"Comfy and sharp looking. A good buy. Just enough compression to both feel comfy and look nice on you. A small pocket on the front is definitely a plus." - Emma H. from Finland
Check all beautiful colors of Patagonia Centered tights
Pack it in, pack it out: These versatile Patagonia tights are just what you need for increased mobility in the wilderness
See all the Patagonia Pack Out tights
Looking for the perfect pair of tights for high-intensity training? Look no further!
Made from a thick and durable recycled material that withstands abrasions, Terra tights by Nepra are the perfect choice for CrossFit, weightlifting, climbing, and trail-running.
With a tight and narrow fit that keeps them in place no matter what, and an Oeko-tex 100 Standard Certificate.
"Just love them! I have already one pair and I loved them so much, I had to order a second pair! Great Tights!!" - Claudia A. from Switzerland
The Saturnus Tights by Nepra, are the ultimate pair of tights to accompany you in your everyday activities.
With a second-skin feel, these are our most comfortable pair of leggings and honestly, quite difficult to part with.
They have a hi-rise waistband that keeps your lower back and belly supported. And an ankle-length fit, which makes them perfect for the colder days as well. Made from soft, toxic-free Oeko-tex 100 Standard Certified material, safe for both your skin and health!
Stretchy, sustainable, extremely comfortable and multipurpose. Use Nepra's Saturnus leggings for light jogging, dance, yoga and all those lazy days at home!
"You'll want to stay in the home office so you can wear this pair of leggings all the time. I can confirm the other reviews, the are really comfortable legging, highly recommended! I really liked the fit, especially the high waist and the material." - Eeva Y. from Germany
Read also: "The best sustainable yoga and activewear brands you should know about"
Sustainable, comfortable and attractive – what’s not to love about Fjällräven Abisko Tights? Created from a moisture wicking stretch fabric in recycled polyester, they give a secure, snug feel that is further emphasised by the high waistband. We have also positioned the seams and designed the pockets for a flattering fit. Perfect for hiking and everyday outdoor life – the 7/8-length is easy to combine with socks and hiking boots.
See all Fjällräven Abisko tights >>
These tight and fitted High-Waist Pro Compression Tights give you strong support for challenging workouts like weightlifting and running.GYMNATION's compression tights stay in place and give you nice support for high-intensity or challenging workouts. Choose the High-Waist Pro Compression Tights when you want to have tight compressive fit, that have excellent coverage and are squat proof. These tights are your choice if you want to go hard!
These supporting tights that stay in place are perfect for crossfit, gym and multiple sports. The High-Waist Training Tights are GYMNATION's bestseller that you can find in many lovely colors.
The High-Waist Training Tights are made of a top quality French material that is very durable and flexible, guaranteeing excellent mobility and opacity.
The High-Waist Training Leggings by GYMNATION are your choice for soft workouts and everyday activities.
The model of these High-Waist Training Leggings is the same as in the bestseller High-Waist Training Tights, but the material is softer, much more flexible and the fit is less compressive.
See the full GYMNATION activewear collection >>
These high waisted leggings are designed to inspire daily connection with the outdoors; from yoga to running. Also pairs well with a cup of coffee and a comfortable couch — just saying.
The Pressio compression tights are designed to help power you through your (run or workout) by supporting your limbs for less muscular soreness, aligning your muscles for greater power output, and increasing your blood flow for enhanced warmup and recovery.
See all Pressio products here >>
Tried and tested by Weekendbee, these are our favorite leggings! Perfect for our eco-friendly consumers and tailored to suit a variety of needs. Put them to the test yourself and tell us what you think!
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