Hard Tail

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Hard Tail® believes that real progress goes hand-in-hand with the empowerment of women everywhere.

Twenty-five years ago, founders Dick and Patty Cantrell, launched Hard Tail®, a pioneering lifestyle and active-wear line celebrating female athleticism.

At its core: a girls-can-do-anything philosophy, inspired by the couple's three daughters. Their vision was not only to create an innovative brand rooted in relaxed California living, but also one that would motivate young women to defy stereotypes, break barriers, and achieve their dreams.

Found in a variation of fun tie-dye color schemes and patterns, yoga pants, dresses, tanks and even bras saturate the line for an iconic workout identity.

With unshakeable patriotism and unforgettable style, you’ll love the way you look and feel all workout long. Proudly made in the USA, Hard Tail® offers a lightweight and easy transition from pre- to post-work out looks. Created from a signature cotton and Lycra® blend that promotes soft and comfortable wear, the Fold-Over Flare Pant, the brand’s best seller, among many other styles, makes it a must-have for hot yoga outfits.

What started as a small company working out of the Cantrell's Los Angeles home in 1992 has evolved into an internationally-renowned, family-owned and operated business, recognized as much for its focus on California manufacturing and classic designs. Hard Tail® is committed to strong females everywhere.

Hard Tail: Selected For You

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Every Day Tee Maxi Dress

$84.99MSRP: $106.00

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Rolldown Bootleg Flare Pants

$60.00

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Flat Waist Capris

$80.00

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Long Racer Tank Top

$48.00

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Flat Waist Bike Shorts

$64.00

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Shirred Poet Skirt

$60.00

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Spin Tank Top

$39.99MSRP: $50.00

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Oversized Raglan Tee

$88.00

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Oversized 3/4 Sleeve Raglan Tee

$88.00

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High-Rise Pull-on Crop Pants

$64.99MSRP: $92.00

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Long Racer Tank Top

$48.00

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Slouchy Cardigan

$110.00

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Latest Hard Tail Reviews

Flat Waist Lace Back Leggings

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I get so many compliments! Not only they look cute but also the material is durable.

on July 07, 2020

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Pull-On Wide Racer Stripe Pants

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

Very long. Inseam says 28.5. Pants came down to floor. Too much material, can’t see a shape or design to pant.

on June 20, 2020

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Long Sleeve Vintage Tee

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Fit was smaller than the usual long sleeve skinny tee. Edges on the sleeves are frayed but that is the style.

on June 09, 2020

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Smocked Waist Ballet Skirt

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

The fit is fine, although I do wish it came in petite sizes. The image gives the appearance of filminess; in fact, it is not filmy and rather has two cotton layers.

on May 22, 2020

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Slim Jogger

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

So soft and comfortable, just fitted enough, not too baggy or tight. Only complaint would be the drawstring stretches out pretty quickly throughout the day so I have to keep retying

on May 21, 2020

Speed Racer Shorts

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Love these shorts! The fit is perfect and they are comfy. I’ll be wearing these all summer.

on May 20, 2020

High-Waist Float Pants

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

I was hoping they would be more high waisted. They sit a little lower than I would like but overall, great quality for price. The length is little shorter compared to other Hard Tail pants but it also depends on how high you wear them. I am 5'7 and 128 pds. The size small was right on.

from Chicago on May 18, 2020

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Slim Jogger

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Extremely small for size medium

on May 17, 2020

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Smocked Waist Ballet Skirt

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

The fabric is light and breathable but the skirt is too long. I kept it anyway because I love love love the color. I ended up with the size small and it is still too big. She

on May 13, 2020

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Easy Flare Pants

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

I chose not to keep this and went for the high waist flare by this brand. I have never bought this brand before but they are at a nice price point and seem of good quality, this particular pant seemed very soft and comfortable, but it was a little low waisted and fit was small. I am a 26 in jeans and they fit, albeit a bit snug at the waist. Back they go, but I’m keeping another pair by this same brand.

on May 12, 2020

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Slim Jogger

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These sweatpants are great! They are very soft inside. I like the butt pockets.

from VA on May 10, 2020

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Long Sleeve Vintage Tee

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

This tee is more form fitting than other Hard Tail tops. Love the waffle fabric & color

from Orange County, CA on May 08, 2020

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Twisty Back Maxi Dress

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

Runs big

on May 02, 2020

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Long Skinny Tee

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I love this skinny tee so much! It is both cute and comfortable. I bought it in Rainbow Horizon #37, and the colors are so pretty! I have paired it with black leggings, and they look perfect together. I usually wear a size 8/medium, but I read in previous reviews that it runs small. So I ordered a large and it fits great. The arms and hemline are quite long, but they are supposed to be. (I just scunch up the arms.) I think the price is somewhat high, but it's so cute I figure it's worth it.

from Washington State on April 28, 2020

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Crossover Waist Duo Pocket 7/8 Leggings

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

I did not expect these to be more cotton than spandex. They stretch out and slump as the day goes on. I do like the mesh panels and pockets though. They’ll work for pants to wear around the house but not for a workout.

from Houston on April 26, 2020

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Rolldown Bootleg Flare Pants

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 1Rated 1 stars out of 5

We’re way too long! I’m 5’6 and these were 3-4 inches too long! You need to be 5’8 and above to west these

on April 21, 2020

Flat Waist Capris

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

Not much give in the waist but still an okay fit.

from Atlanta on April 20, 2020

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Slim Jogger

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Incredibly soft, and the fit is perfect. Ordered another pair in a different color. Hard Tail makes such great stuff.

on April 19, 2020

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Rolldown Bootleg Flare Pants

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

These are very nice however, they run very small. I am 5"8 and 114bs and a size small was very tight at the waist and hips.

on April 15, 2020

Long Skinny Tee

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

The fit is long and lean. It looks amazing with black leggings! The fabric is a good weight and great quality.

from West Wendover, NV on April 08, 2020

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Rolldown Bootleg Flare Pants

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These have become my favorite running pants, lounge pants...pants. They are comfy, and they don’t shrink up in the wash. I am 5’6, 130, and the medium fit perfectly.

on April 02, 2020

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Adorn Top

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

I REALLY LIKE THIS TOP, BUT IT SAYS 'HARD TAIL' ON THE OUTSIDE BACK OF THE NECKLINE. I REALLY DON'T LIKE THAT, SO I AM RETURNING.

on March 29, 2020

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High-Waisted Lace-Up Skinny Flare Pants

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Fit was perfect! I bought L and usually wear size 30 jeans..Length a little past ankles, I am 5'5 1/2. Super cute and comfy

from Denver on March 28, 2020

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High-Waisted Lace-Up Skinny Flare Pants

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I love these! So cute! I am typically a waist size 30 in jeans and ordered the large. They are perfect! I love the length. I am 5'6 and the length is perfectly past my ankles but not dragging. They are really soft. I wish they had these in more colors available.

from Denver on March 19, 2020

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