Finding running capris that are wallet-friendly, comfortable and flattering isn’t always easy. When it comes to performance, it’s important to look for features like a gusseted crotch and four-way stretch fabrics. Materials like spandex and polyester also add to a pair’s breathability, while convenient pockets for storing your phone or keys come in handy. Considering all this, we rounded up some of our favorite women’s capri styles on the market. They’re also meant to suit a range of needs, whether you’re looking for classic fit, tummy control or one that offers a slightly longer hem length.
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1. Oalka Yoga Capris
This style features a smoothing waistband and features four-way stretch fabric to keep you moving. It also comes with a hidden inner waistband pocket to stash your keys, phone or any small essentials.
Pros: These are made with 87% polyester for optimal breathability. Meanwhile, the gusseted crotch allows for aeration where you need it most. The material is meant to be thick enough so as not to be see-through when you bend over. These come in solid-colored and “space dye” speckled options.
Cons: Shorter women may find the cuffs to be loose.
2. 90 Degree By Reflex Capris
90 Degree’s capris feature a firm, five-inch tall waistband to give you proper tummy support. These are also made with four-way stretch and feature a round seam right below the waistband to accentuate your curves.
Pros: They should be squat-proof. They’re also made with spandex and polyester to keep you cool and dry, as well as a gusseted crotch design. What’s more, they feature an outside pocket for storing your phone. These come in 11 colors.
Cons: They tend to run big.
3. Ododos Yoga Pants
These cropped capris are made with four-way stretch, breathable materials and are designed to give you opaque coverage. They’re available in over three dozen colors and in sizes X-small to XX-large to fit many body types.
Pros: These also feature a side pocket for storing your phone.
Cons: While high-waisted, the band at the top may not be that supportive for effective tummy control.