Leggings are our safer-at-home clothing staple, whether we’re on Zoom meetings (business up top, cozy down low), watching our favorite Netflix series, or keeping grounded with a living room flow. We especially love these organic cotton yoga pants, as they’re made by smaller businesses with ethical production practices and sustainable ethics. Snag yourself a pair.
1. High Waist Legging | Pact
The Evergreen Rec Fabric used in Pact’s High Waist Leggings is both soft and breathable, making these classic black yoga pants ideal for both lazy weekends and exercise. Going for a run? The secure zip pocket is perfect for storing your house keys and phone. Made from 89 percent fair trade certified organic cotton, 11 percent elastane.
Shop | $45
2. Ananda Legging | Indigo Luna
Indigo Luna’s Ananda Legging are GOTS certified organic cotton and hand dyed the most dreamy earth tones. Whether you’re lounging or stretching, you can feel comfortable wearing these soft and eco-friendly yoga pants. Made from 92 percent GOTS certified organic cotton, 8 percent elastane. Designed in Australia, crafted in a small, woman-run factory in Bali.
Shop | $89
3. Move It Leggings | Asquith
For our UK readers, the Move It Leggings from Asquith London are equally flattering and functional. With a double depth waistband and breathable, stretchy fabric, these bamboo yoga pants are ideal for exercise and moving around. Don’t let the name fool you though—the sustainable fabric is likewise cozy for weekend lie-ins. Made from 60 percent bamboo, 30 percent organic cotton, and 10 percent elastane.
Shop | £59
4. Aria High Waist Leggings | Groceries Apparel
We love Groceries Apparel’s Aria leggings for practicing yoga, running errands, and working from home. The high-waisted, breathable fabric is stretchy as well as supportive of the body’s natural thermal regulation. Made in Los Angeles with 92 percent Eucalyptus Tencel (from highly-renewable eucalyptus trees), 8 percent thiuram and caba-free spandex.
Shop | $96
5. Orion Legging II | époque évolution
An improved (and shorter) version of the OG Orion Legging, époque évolution’s stylish lounge pants are as sustainable as the fit is sleek. With front ankle slits, hidden pockets, and high-performance features (upf 50, quick dry, opaque), these leggings are our go-to option for stylish comfort. Made from 65 percent regenerated nylon Econyl® fiber, 35 percent Lycra® Xtra Life.
Shop | $118
6. Yoga Tights | Organic Yoga Company
We’re thrilled to include Organic Yoga Company’s extra high rise and super stretchy Yoga Tights. These leggings come in an array of gorgeous colors, as well as inclusive sizes (if you don’t see your size listed, contact the brand for a custom order). Made from 92 percent organic cotton, 8 percent lycra. Knitted and dyed in Melbourne, Australia.
Shop | $90