Lululemon founder blames women`s bodies for sheer pants problem - New York News

Lululemon founder blames women`s bodies for sheer pants problem

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The founder of Lululemon, a popular yoga and running clothing company, is coming under fire after a comment he made defending the company's too-sheer yoga pants.

"Frankly, some women's bodies just don't actually work for [the pants]," Lululemon founder Chip Wilson said on Bloomberg TV. "It's really about the rubbing through the thighs."

Those comments sent an uproar among women.

"That's aggravating, intimidating and a little bit rude because it's like saying bigger girls shouldn't be wearing that kind of stuff," Curves member Nicole Garay said.

FOX 32 stopped by Curves in Logan Square, an establishment that aims to help women of all sizes become healthy and lose weight.

"We're very vulnerable to begin with and you're going out there and you're wearing something that is exposing you and then you're telling women, well if you have curves which women do, beautiful women have curves that there is something wrong with that," fitness coach Amy Stuenkel says.

Other women we spoke with said if you're confident in your skin, what Lululemon's founder said is not going to change that.

Some feel after hearing something like this, they won't be returning customers.

"I thought it was a really good product, but if they have an attitude like that, no absolutely I wouldn't want to spend my money on that," Stuenkel adds.

The high-end retailer has not released any comment since Wilson's comments.

Follow Us!

Share Your Photos & Video

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Camilla's brother dies in New York after head injury

    Camilla's brother dies in New York after head injury

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:04:50 GMT
    The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said. Mark Shand, the brother of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was in New York for a charity auction at Sotheby's.
    The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said. Mark Shand, the brother of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was in New York for a charity auction at Sotheby's.
  • Deep split in Port Authority over unfinished WTC tower

    Deep split in Port Authority over unfinished WTC tower

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:03:40 GMT
    Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the agency's role in effecting the completion of the long-delayed 3 World Trade Center project, with some commissioners lauding the effort and others expressing grave concerns. The discussion at the monthly board meeting offered a rare glimpse into the negotiations that have been going on behind the scenes in recent months.
    Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the agency's role in effecting the completion of the long-delayed 3 World Trade Center project, with some commissioners lauding the effort and others expressing grave concerns. The discussion at the monthly board meeting offered a rare glimpse into the negotiations that have been going on behind the scenes in recent months.
  • God's Love We Deliver virtual bake sale for birthday cakes

    God's Love We Deliver virtual bake sale for birthday cakes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:36:46 GMT
    God's Love We Deliver provides meals to people in the New York City area who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves. Clients also receive birthday cards that are decorated by local school students. Sometimes a cake is the only birthday gift that God's Love's clients will receive.
    God's Love We Deliver provides meals to people in the New York City area who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves. Clients also receive birthday cards that are decorated by local school students. Sometimes a cake is the only birthday gift that God's Love's clients will receive.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices