Lululemon Athletica has long set the standard in athletic wear for the yoga culture. But recently, the company has made waves in the fitness world by broadening its scope. Lululemon now offers high-end workout clothing for everyone from the everyday fitness enthusiast to the serious athlete in training. It has quickly become a favorite post-workout choice of several of the NHL’s top stars. Lululemon’s mission is to produce quality training clothing that combines the latest technology with style for both for form and function. In this two-part series, we will preview the newest pieces from their Summer and Fall collections.
Kung Fu Jacket II
Lululemon Kung Fu Jacket II
Don’t let the name fool you. A background in martial arts is not necessary to sport this lightweight performance jacket. Made from Lululemon’s signature “Luon” fabric, it is constructed with exercise in mind. Its moisture-wicking and breathability are great before, during and after training sessions. Ample pocket space, including room for your iPod or iPhone, makes this an ideal training jacket. Washer-friendly, the jacket is preshrunk for easy maintenance and longevity.
Lululemon Kung Fu Pants
These pants are now a post-practice favorite of hockey players across Canada. Say goodbye to ill-fitting, early 90’s sweatpants and hello to sheer comfort provided by the Kung Fu construction of stretch French terry. Designed for an athletic build, the pants allow for breathability, comfort and a great fit. Flat seams and dual hip pockets keep them from bunching and causing chafing. No need to worry about shrinking in the wash, since the Kung Fu pant is preshrunk. These pants may need to be hemmed. However, all Lululemon Athletica stores offer free hemming on all purchases.
Lululemon Metal Tech Long Sleeve Tee
Combining technology with athletic fit, Lululemon created the Metal Tech Long Sleeve Tee with seamless construction. The material is a nylon/spandex blend for light weight, and the tee uses a body-mapped ventilation knit, which makes the shirt feel like a breathable second skin. But the real technological advancement is Lululemon’s exclusive Silverescent ®. Real Silver Fiber ® woven into the garment. It acts as an anti-bacterial agent to inhibit bacteria growth and eliminate odor. Also the silver yarn woven into the piece assures that it will never fade. Wear this shirt solo or as an under layer before a training session