Lululemon Pants Still Too Sheer? Here’s the Fix

Photo credit: lululemon athletica | Flickr

Photo credit: lululemon athletica | Flickr

Last March, Vancouver-based athletic-wear maker Lululemon made headlines after consumers discovered that some of its popular women’s yoga pants were “see-through.”  Because of a manufacturing defect, ladies who bent and stretched in their signature Luon pants were often unknowingly leaving themselves exposed.

Now, after several lawsuits, a new manufacturing process and some deep soul searching, Lululemon is offering an additional – and maybe more realistic – explanation for the snafu: You’re trying to squeeze into pants that are way too small for you.

In response to complaints that some of its yoga pants are still see-through, Lululemon has warned patrons that they may simply be buying sizes that are too petite.  On its website, the retailer encouragers customers to do “an in-store fit session with one of our educators to make sure the fit is right . . . .”

The overwhelming conclusion of these fit sessions, according to a great article by the Vancouver Sun’s Aleesha Harris: Size up. Continue reading:
Lululemon Pants Still Too Sheer? Here’s the Fix