This week Lululemon issued a recall of about 17% of its yoga pants because they were too sheer and you could see, erm, women’s chakras through them. Not a very zen-like situation for anyone involved.
The workout wear retailer said in a press release that “certain shipments of product received from factories and available in stores from March 1, 2013 do not meet our technical specifications.” So ostensibly they got pulled because of this one isolated quality control problem.
But longtime Lululemon devotees are calling bull. They claim that the issues have been going on for months, even years and that the only reason Lulu is disclosing the issue has to do with pleasing investors–not customers. Read on.