No Undies Necessary: New Yoga Pants Made for Going Commando

Photo via Dear Kate

Photo via Dear Kate

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’re sweating it out in the middle of a yoga class, run or bike ride, and it’s going great, except for the fact that you have to stop every five seconds to readjust your pants. You know what I’m talking about—tugging them back into place when they ride up or fall down, or worse, trying to pick your thong wedgie in public. It’s embarrassing, annoying and it’s detracting from your workout.

But there’s a solution on the horizon. Well + Good NYC just gave word of a new line of yoga pants designed to be worn with no underwear—and tested them out, too. Dear Kate, a startup that makes women’s underwear, is expanding to make a line of pants and shorts designed to let you go without, no adjustments necessary. Read more »

Coming Next Month: Urban Outfitters Fitness Brand

Shoppist’s sister site Be Well Philly spilled the details on Without Walls, the new Urban Outfitters outdoors and fitness brand slated to launch March 1st. The promo video is enticing (it almost makes me want to go camping) and the gear looks cool—bright patterned tights, colorful sports bras, colorblocked windbreakers, one questionable bodysuit. Surely it will be a more affordable option than Lululemon, which I’ve come to think of as the John Galliano of workout wear: pretty to look at, uber-expensive, and always embroiled in some sort of controversy.

But there’s a hitch.