Throughout the course of Lululemon's 23-year athleisure reign, the Canadian-born brand has garnered an impassioned fanbase that few can hold a flame to. Lulu-acolytes populate close to 200 Facebook groups, a 46,000-user Subreddit, and countless hashtags on Instagram as well as TikTok. Whatever's in its bestselling secret sauce, the internet has a hankering for it. No matter where your habit falls on the obsession spectrum — from Lulu-curious noob to veteran Lulu-lover with a color-coded Align collection — you might want to know what the most essential, top-rated, and fanatically loved styles are.
We dug deep for customer feedback, paging through reviews on Lululemon.com and elsewhere on the virtual ether to suss out the cream of the Lululemon crop. We also consulted the exhaustive back catalog at Lulu Fanatics (a must-visit for anyone looking to stoke their obsession with the brand). Ahead, find Lululemon's most cult-favorite styles — and be sure to let us know in the comments below if there are any must-haves we missed.
Scuba Oversized 1/2 Zip Hoodie
Size range: XS – XXL
This slouchy, soft, and substantial post-workout layer is a relative newcomer in the Lulusphere, but quickly became a fan favorite thanks to its just-so boxy fit and in-between weight — “warm, but not hot,” in the words of numerous fans
Launched In: 2020
The Hype: 4.4 out of 5 stars, 872 reviews
What They’re Saying: “The PERFECT hoodie, but please restock quicker!!!
Seems like the whole world is obsessed with this hoodie because the colors are always out of stock! I finally copped a black one in my size and am HOOKED. I check every day for the gray to come back in stock. Lulugods, please make this happen so I can be comfy and cozy in more colors. Also, I am usually a S/M but since that’s not an option I chose M/L and it’s perfect! It’s oversized but in a cute way. Wouldn’t have liked it as much if I got XS/S.” — Meghan1442 on Lululemon.com
Lululemon Scuba Oversized 1/2 Zip Hoodie, $, available at Lululemon
Size range: 2 – 14
Offering more support than some of the other high-ranking top styles in Lulu’s lineup, this high-impact sports bra is made from the brand’s Luxtreme fabric, which customers find to be durable, slick, and highly sweat-wicking.
Launched In: 2016
The Hype: 4.1 out of 5 stars; 3,417 reviews
What They’re Saying: “Fave bra for working out. Over the last 8 years, this has been my favorite and continues to be. I have bought probably 12 total and not one has given out on me — sure, some of the older ones are looking a little rough, but they still work great. I continue to snag one of these when they go on sale. I am a 34D and wear a size 8.” — Coach Hope on Lululemon.com
Lululemon Energy Bra, $, available at Lululemon
Ebb To Street Tank
Size range: 2 – 12
A minimally-supportive shelf-bra tank for low-impact activity, this easy-wearing top is a round-the-clock wardrobe staple for many longtime fans.
Launched In: 2015
The Hype: 4.3 out of 5 stars, 698 reviews
What They’re Saying: “I saw this tank on a Lululemon haul YouTube video. This is never something I would normally buy if I saw it online but after seeing it on the girl on YouTube and then reading the reviews, I decided to give it a try. Let’s just say, I’ll be buying more! My boobs actually fit in the shelf bra (I’m a large C/small D cup) and the material has a great amount of stretch and feels so good! This will be a great summer staple in Florida. I see myself getting a lot of use out of this tank.” — Kimberly1717 on Lululemon.com
Lululemon Ebb To Street Tank, $, available at Lululemon
Wunder Train High-Rise Tight
Size range: 0 – 20
A quickly-rising star in the Lulu-verse, these soft and sweat-wicking leggings are ideal for heavy-duty workouts (or not). Reviewers describe wearing them for everything from CrossFit to simply crossing the street, and longtime Lulu fans love the combination of a buttery hand-feel and durable fabrication.
Launched In: 2020
The Hype: 4.2 out of 5 stars, 2,982 reviews
What They’re Saying: “I use to be an Align stan. I know you’re not supposed to workout in them but they are just so good, or so I thought. I don’t even reach for my Aligns anymore unless all my Wunder Trains are in the wash. They dry SO fast, like crazy fast. The most important part they are soft and DON’T PILL. I'll take one of every color please.” — HLK_LUVSLULU on Lululemon.com
Lululemon Wunder Train High-Rise Tight, $, available at Lululemon
Swiftly Tech Short-Sleeve 2.0
Size range: 0 – 20
This seamless, fitted tee is beloved by legions of Lulu superfans — both for its flattering silhouette and seemingly magical sweat-wicking and odor-reducing properties.
Launched In: 2020
The Hype: 4.1 out of 5 stars, 552 reviews
What They’re Saying: “LOVE THE NEW UPDATE TO THIS ALREADY FABULOUS TOP.
I wear these every day now. I don’t know exactly how you did it, but with your ‘2.0’ addition to the title (yes, I know this means they updated the shirt!), you all made these tops just a tad thicker, and a BILLION times softer!!! I literally want to put this shirt on so badly all the time that I think about it when I am wearing anything else!! Already have about 20 of the new version, but as usual, we never know what y’all are going to do behind closed doors, so I am going to continue to try to stock up as much as my bank account can handle, in case of a 3.0 update that ruins the shirt! (This has been happening to some of my other Lulu staples.) Regardless, this shirt is FIRE.” — Winston2015 on Lululemon.com
Lululemon Swiftly Tech Short Sleeve 2.0, $, available at Lululemon
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