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Is It OK to Wear Yoga Pants Outside the Studio?

With the Black Friday run on yoga pants from Victoria Secret, can we expect to see more of them on the streets after Christmas?

The Black Friday run on yoga pants from Victoria Secret begs the question, are that many people looking to take up yoga in the new year? Or are the fashion police going to be looking for additional recruits as all those people in yoga pants hit the streets?

Fashion experts have been debating this issue since yoga pants first became a clothing item. Are they just for yoga or is it OK to wear them on the streets, in stores and restaurants or even, gasp ... in the office?

According to Jocelyn Greenky Herz, a senior vice president of SoHo-based Colin Cowie Lifestyle, “Yes.” In a New York Times article Herz said, "If your entire outfit looks chic, there’s no reason not to."

But not everybody shares this opinion. The issue has even raised some controversy with some school dress codes ruling out yoga pants as acceptable school dress.

What do you think? Are yoga pants outside the studio a no-no or an acceptable fashion statement? Do you see it as a sign of fashion confidence or a sign of just plain laziness?

Ann November 27, 2012 at 02:12 AM
Yes it's okay to wear them whenever you want. It's funny to me how the majority of men seem to have a problem with them (oh, of course if you look sexy in them then they say it's okay) but most of the women think they are fine. Conclusion - wear what you want, not what makes someone else happy.
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew November 27, 2012 at 03:25 AM
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Karsten Torch November 27, 2012 at 03:51 PM
I don't know, I like them. I'm all for women wearing Yoga pants. However, I would say let's use common sense in wearing them. If you can get away with them, fine. If you look like 10 pounds of Jello squeezed into a 5 pound sack, then maybe best to leave them at home. Just sayin....
Alaxander Franks November 27, 2012 at 09:10 PM
Please wear them!!! Almost every woman in Barrow County could use some Lycra on their thighs. Yal are almost all a bunch of fat broads! So do whatever you can. and to be fair so are most of them men Squeal Piggies!!! Squeal!!!
Alaxander Franks November 27, 2012 at 09:11 PM
I would pay $20.00 too see if your willing to put your money where your mouth is!

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