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.
Bella Hadid is always several steps ahead of the trend curve, and we've spotted her wearing yoga pants quite a few times.
When the Gen-Z icon herself posted this image to her Instagram stories, fashion girls everywhere immediately took to recreating the casual-cool ensemble.
While yoga pants are typically for lounging or working out, the trendy versions from brands like Alo are anything but basic.
Running errands? Just add an oversize poplin shirt and comfy sandals.
The bootcut silhouette lends an elevated feel to black yoga pants. They could honestly double as trousers.
A flared pair instantly updates all your typical legging outfits.