Biker Shorts Are The New Leggings

The Best Trend Revival Yet
August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020
What We Considered

✓   Absolute comfort

✓   High quality materials

✓   Workout + lounge friendly

Our Picks

✓   Girlfriend Collective - Most sustainable

✓   Alo Yoga - Best sculpt & lift fabric

✓   Outdoor Voices - Best anti-sweat tech

We have to say it: all hail this 80s comeback. We’ve moved away from the neon and given them a chic 21st century style that has made bikers the top staple to every gal’s wardrobe, easy. Pair them with a matching sports bra for a morning quarantine workout, then throw on your fav graphic tee, hoodie, or crew neck for an at-home binge your go-to Netflix show with a glass of rosé look.

Girlfriend Collective


Water bottles have never looked so good. Girlfriend Collective has mastered the art of sustainable, sheer-proof, squat-friendly leggings and now you can expand your collection with bike shorts too. Choose from their classic high-rise or seamless styles in stylish, matte-finish colors. Fair warning— they sell out fast. 

The Facts

✓   FLOAT shorts are SPF 50+ 

✓   RPET (water bottles) & 10% Spandex

✓   Sheer-proof and squat-proof

Brand Standards

✓   ReGirlfriend program

✓   Ethical and sustainable factories

✓   Size inclusivity

Alo Yoga


Alo Yoga bikers introduce endless colors, patterns, and even glitter for us to choose from — all with compressive lift fabric and a front smoothening panel to avoid any unwanted camel toe. Take on the day without having to pull up your pants during morning yoga and or running to the grocery store.

The Facts

✓   4-Way stretch and antimicrobial 

✓   Compressive and lift technology

✓   Ultra light fabric

Brand Standards

✓   AloGives

Outdoor Voices


Dare to do more in your OV bike shorts. Find inspiration to push the limit (or finally start that 10-day ab challenge) with a sporty-chic look. Depending on what you’re going for, you can pick from the Warmup Shorts, a more everyday look, and the TechSweats for your next COVID-friendly hiking trip. 

The Facts

✓   TechSweat & LightForm

✓   Bright contrasting colors

✓   Moisture-wicking fabric

Brand Standards

✓   Size inclusive

✓   Promotes fitness at all levels

More Finds

When it comes to bikers, the possibilities really are endless. Think of them as a base to showing off your own personal style, but also make your booty pop (one of the many reasons why we love leggings is now short-friendly). All of this time at home doesn’t mean we have to give up our style— in fact with bikers, we’re taking lounge style to new heights.

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