Some personal news: I've found the perfect pair of bike shorts. Yes, Luluelmon's 4" Align Shorts are arguably the comfiest item of clothing I've ever put on my body. With a wide waistband, super soft fabric and barely-there seams, they're sturdy enough that they hug you in but not so much that they feel restrictive.
I can't wait to wear them to yoga as soon as the weather warms back up, but in the mean time, they're the perfect bottoms for at-home workouts — or at-home hanging-around-my-apartment-cleaning days on the weekend. There's also a flat, secret pocket in the waistband so you can tuck an ID or credit card securely inside if you're the kind of person who, say, goes for runs in bike shorts. (Is that a thing? Honestly, I wouldn't know.)
The non-bulky design and fact that they don't pinch means they also make for a great base layer underneath dresses and skirts, so these are in heavy rotation for me all the time — not just during workouts. Basically, I want to stock up on them in every single color and never take them off.
Lululemon Align Short 4", $58, available here.
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