Athleta Transcend ⅞ Tight

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  • Athleta VITAFREE fabric 
  • Available in 6 colors 
  • Made in fair-trade-certified factory 
  • Hidden internal key/card pocket
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Available in sizes XX2-3XL
  • 6 colorways
  • UPF 50+ sun-blocking fabric
  • Available in standard, tall, and petite
  • Machine-wash and dry
What needs improvement ...
  • No side phone pockets
  • Users state that they’re closer to capri length than ⅞
  • Negative and positive reviews share that leggings are sheer

Product Summary

Athleta Transcend ⅞ Tight is designed for your life on and off the yoga mat. They use Athleta’s VITAFREE fabric, which is a combination of nylon and enhanced lycra. The leggings are made in a fair-trade-certified factory.

The leggings have all-around stretch fabric that Athleta claims is breathable and quick-drying. The fabric is also UPF 50+ sun blocking. The Transcend has a high-waisted design and no side seams for additional comfort. There is also a hidden internal key/card pocket.

Reviews of the Transcend leggings are mixed. Both positive and negative reviewers noted that the leggings were sheer, and rolled down. Positive reviewers thought the leggings were comfortable and liked the fit. They also enjoyed the fun colors.

They did note that the leggings were not great for workouts and they generally wore them for lounging and errands. Negative reviewers shared that the leggings lacked compression and fit more like capri length than ⅞ length.





6 colors


Hidden internal key/card pocket


regular 25”, petite 23”, tall 28”



VITAFREE, combination of nylon and enhanced lycra


Machine-wash and dry

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      Athleta Transcend ⅞ tight is an expensive pair of leggings that users generally wore for lounging and errands and not workouts.