If it sounds like we’re always ringing the alarm with the latest trend to replace classic leggings, I swear we’re not making it up. It’s because the athleisure trends that have been bubbling up lately stand to seriously kick skinny-fit leggings to the curb—namely one-piece activewear unitards—and now a new trend that we have Gen Z to thank for: yoga pants.
Yoga pants, or flared leggings, popped up on our radar when Emma Chamberlain posted an outfit in the style. Then suddenly they were all over fashion TikTok with pairs from Aerie and Alo going viral. Now, we have another celeb backing the look, Bella Hadid, which only cements them in our minds as a staple to know. Of course, whether or not classic leggings are fully “out” is up to debate, but according to Gen-Z celebs and fashion girls, it’s all about yoga pants.
Continue on to see how to style them and shop the best yoga pants on the market.