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What the Team at Lululemon's Vancouver Headquarters Wears to Work

At the company headquarters in Vancouver, the team takes the from-the-street-to-the-studio look seriously.

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No other activewear brand is quite as synonymous with leggings as Lululemon is, and at the company headquarters in Vancouver, the team takes the from-the-street-to-the-studio look seriously. Below, see how eight staffers style running tights, sneakers, and layering tanks for the office, and learn where they work out, the best perks of the job, and their all-time favorite products.


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Britt Collins, Future Operations Program Manager, is wearing a Lululemon Yoga Over Skirt, tee shirt, and tennis bag; and Air Max Nike sneakers.

What's your favorite trick for instantly dressing up activewear?
Layer long knits over tights and pair with ankle boots. Add lipstick.

What's your favorite kind of workout?
I’m a team sport fanatic—flag football, volleyball, soccer. For an individual workout, a crisp morning 10k is also a favorite.

Where is it not appropriate to wear leggings?
To a wedding.

What are your beauty must-haves?
Coconut oil as a moisturizer, Lancôme mascara, and Lady Danger Matte MAC lipstick.

What are your essential workout-to-post-workout beauty/hair tricks?
It’s all about the bun during a workout to preserve your locks and add a lovely wave, and then a dry shampoo root touch-up post sweat.

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What's the best job perk at Lululemon?
That's a tie between fitness class benefits and the fact that it’s acceptable to show up to a meeting post-workout and pre-shower!


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Krissi Taylor, Global Visual Merchandising Coordinator of Women's, is wearing a Free To Be Wild Lululemon bra and the Lululemon Warp Knit Tights; an Oak + Fort sweatshirt, a Zara leather jacket, Vans high-tops, and the Lululemon Warrior scarf.

What's your favorite kind of workout?
It's a tie between hiking and cross-country skiing.

What are your beauty must-haves?
Barr & Co Salve Balm, DoTerra Metabolic Blend Oil, water, and most importantly, a good night's sleep!

What's your favorite trick for instantly dressing up activewear?
Adding a great coat or jacket and accessory, like a hat or scarf, to your outfit.

What's your favorite Lulu product of all time?
Another tie between my black High-Rise Wunder Under Pant and a Free To Be Wild bra.

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What's the best job perk at Lululemon?
Being able to work with creative, fun, and inspiring people every day.

What are your essential workout-to-post-workout beauty/hair tricks?
Hair powder and Saje Namaste Uplifting Mist.


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Stephanie Chan, Lead designer for Brand Creative, is wearing Lululemon High Times pants, a vintage top and sweater, Filippa K sneakers, an A.P.C. jacket, and a Baggu backpack.

What workouts do you do on the regular?
I do spin every Tuesday with a few coworkers at Ride Cycle Club, and circuit class Monday and Wednesday the SSC.

What's your favorite trick for instantly dressing up activewear?
Great shoes, layers, and a nice jacket to mask how comfortable you are.

What are your beauty must-haves?
Nars blush and Ilia lipstick.

What are your essential workout-to-post-workout beauty/hair tricks?
If I have to go out after spin, I slick back my hair into a high bun and use a ton of hairspray. The sweat helps create a sleek look.

What's your favorite Lulu product of all time?
I'm a fan of basics, so our no-fuss Wunder Under Pant is my favorite.

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What do people not know about working at Lululemon?
Hmmm, maybe how big our creative team is? We've grown so much: there are 16 designers, 9 copywriters, 9 photographer/videographers. We make really cool shit!

What's the best job perk at Lululemon?
Definitely our sweat (fitness class) benefit. It's such a luxury to be able to be in the community and try out two new fitness classes per week!


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London Alexander, Design Assistant for Men's Sweat, is wearing Lululemon Lab shirts, Converse x Margiela sneakers, The Daily Company pants, a Daniel Wellington watch, and a Teno bracelet.

What's your favorite trick for instantly dressing up activewear?
Incorporate classic menswear pieces, such as chinos or khakis, into the mix.

What's your favorite kind of workout?
Speed walking.

What workouts do you do on the regular? Running and the gym.

What are your essential workout-to-post-workout beauty/hair tricks?
Spit and slick.

What are your beauty must-haves?
Strawberry shortcake chapstick.

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What's your favorite Lulu product of all time?
The
No Boxer boxer.

Where is it not appropriate to wear leggings?
Funerals.


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Casey Schumacher, Design Director of Women's Run and Outerwear, is wearing a Rachel Comey shirt, Aritzia jeans, a Lululemon Cocoon Car Coat and scarf, Acne boots, and a Little Gold necklace.

What's the most dressed-up look you've ever built around Lululemon pieces?
Last winter while working in our Hong Kong office, I stopped by the Lululemon showroom to pick up an outfit for a night out. I bought those amazing gold sequin Shine tights and paired them with a pretty Lululemon lab bra and my go-to open back black dress.

What's your favorite trick for instantly dressing up activewear?
A good pair of shoes and a slick jacket or coat makes any active wear outfit look street legit!

What workouts do you do on the regular?
My design team and I are always looking to get a Tight Club workout in regularly; the founder, Keighty, is the best.

Where is it not appropriate to wear leggings?
The better question could be "how are you wearing your leggings appropriately?" Leggings have replaced pants in a lot of places, so in my opinion, we must exercise this newfound, socially accepted freedom with a certain level of taste.

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What are your beauty must-haves?
I love my perfume, and I rotate between Comme des Garçons, Le Labo, or Byredo. I think I have every color of MAC lipstick. Malin + Goetz Vitamin B5 body lotion is great for my tattoos!

What's your favorite Lulu product of all time?
This one's tough, because Speed Shorts rule. But I'll call out the Bright Bomber: I may be biased because I designed it, but I still love it and it looks great on everybody.

What are your essential workout-to-post-workout beauty/hair tricks?
I'm a big fan of headwear, and because I'm growing out my short bob, looking put together after a sweaty workout can be difficult. A hat or head scarf is a quick solve.


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Christine Austin, Global Director of Visual Merchandising, is wearing a Lululemon sweater, Madewell jeans, a Zadig and Voltaire shirt, Frye shoes, and a Daniel Wellington watch.

What's your favorite kind of workout?
I love circuit training and any other type of high intensity workout.

What's the most dressed-up look you've ever built around Lululemon pieces?
I love our bras. I wear them everyday, all day—even to dinner, under dresses!

What workouts do you do on the regular, and what kind of group activities do you and the Lululemon staff do together?
Yoga, circuit training (we love Kondi), spin, running (the only sweat session I love doing by myself), and getting outside (skiing, hiking, being on and in the ocean).

What's your favorite Lulu product of all time?
Any tight in luxtreme. I love the way it feels on the body, the range of motion I have when wearing it, and its longevity. It lasts and looks great forever.

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Where, besides the gym, is it appropriate to wear leggings?
I wear Lululemon tights everywhere. They truly take me from morning to night. I throw them on with a great pair of shoes and a sweater for work, can whip straight to a yoga class post-work, then to tea or casual dinner, all while still feeling put together.


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Whitney Lindskog, E-commerce Coordinator, is wearing an Aritzia tank, Lululemon Trouser Pants and Hot Spell Bra, Topshop boots, a Michael Kors watch, a Madewell necklace, and an ASOS ring.

What's your favorite Lulu product of all time?
I find crops look too "I just came from the gym" to wear all day, and I‘m not a fan of working out in full length pants, so I'm shamelessly hooked on 7/8th length tights (like our Inspire Tight II) at the moment. They're the perfect cut to take you from street to studio.

What's your favorite kind of workout?
I'm always looking for new ways to sweat and I love to change it up. My current schedule includes personal training, spin classes at Method Indoor Cycling, The Bar Method, hot yoga, and kickboxing. And of course, tons of hiking—I'm lucky enough to live in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

What kind of group activities do you and the Lululemon staff do together?
A few other Lululemon girls and I get our butts kicked (no joke) twice a week by Lululemon ambassador Aaron De Jong at Movement 108. Not only is it a killer workout, but it's usually followed up with a sushi dinner or a wine and cheese night.

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What do people not know about working at Lululemon?
There is literally a never-ending supply of treats at our office: I'm talking mini eggs, sour candy, chips, you name it. All day, every day.

What's the best job perk at Lululemon?
Being able to wear whatever you want to work! There is no better feeling than waking up and not having to squeeze into a pencil skirt and heels every day.


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Dave Goto, Elite Ambassador Manager, is wearing Lululemon lab pants, a Lululemon shirt and Pack It Jacket, and Nike sneakers.

What's the most dressed-up look you've ever built around Lululemon pieces?
I really don't dress up, but when I do, it's still usually something from our men's "no sweat" collection: the Mission Long Sleeve Button Down and the ABC pants are two favorites.

What's your favorite trick for instantly dressing up activewear?
Be confident.

What's your favorite kind of workout?
Trail running. Vancouver has some epic trails.

What workouts do you do on the regular?
I run either on the trails or pavement three times a week and, when not traveling, I work with a personal trainer once a week. I'm also a big fan of the circuit classes held at our SSC.

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