Here’s the problem with Lululemon’s now-infamous see-through yoga pants: they look and feel pretty much the same as pants that aren’t see-through. There’s really only one way to tell whether they’re truly see-through. You have to bend over and see whether anyone can see your business. Fans of the brand online report that some cashiers took this problem to its logical conclusion, and asked customers to bend over for butt inspections before they could return their pants. [More]
Lululemon has had a lot of explaining to do over its recent recall of black yoga pants that are a bit too sheer to wear in public. In a conference call today with Wall Street analysts wondering how this all happened, Lululemon’s CEO said basically that no one put the pants through the “bend over while wearing them” test. [More]
Yesterday the fitness world was shocked, simply shocked when high-end exercise clothing company Lululemon Athletica recalled a big batch of black yoga pants for being sheer enough to be see-through. The company blamed one of its suppliers for the Luon fabric snafu, but that company is all like, “Nuh uh. We did just what you said.” [More]
For those people who wear Lululemon Athletica clothes, or heck, even know someone who’s a fan of the company, you know that there’s a certain, shall we say, reputation the company has: It has a lot of fans among the yoga set. While form-fitting gear is one thing, the retailer admitted it just had to pull a whole lot of pants from its stores due to a “sheerness” problem. [More]
The New York Times recently tested some “Vitasea” seaweed clothing from athletic clothing store Lululemon Athletica and could not find any evidence that there was any actual seaweed in the fabric. Lululemon disagrees.
Have you purchased sportswear at Lululemon Athletica? If you have, you’re not alone, the store is doing quite well selling “organic” sportswear made of odd materials with dubious heath benefits.