Yummy + Trendy - Mindful Legging Review | Sustainable Activewear

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Estancia Hotel | La Jolla, California

Hi guys and welcome to the first Athleisurely Earth Month Legging Review! Phew that’s a long name! 😬 For the month of April, in honor of Earth Day being in April, every Legging Review posted this month will be featuring a brand that is making a difference for the planet.

Today’s set is the Mindful Legging from Yummy + Trendy. This top and leggings were made from recycled water bottles! Yay!

FABRIC: Made from recycled water bottles! The fabric is light, stretchy and cool to the touch.

FIT / SIZING: I am wearing a size medium. The fabric itself is very stretchy, but the stitching isn’t. It is a high waist legging but not super high waist, more of an in between height. The ankles were also a little loose which is super rare, I usually find that ankles on leggings are very tight! The length hits at my favorite 7/8 length.

BOOTY FACTOR: They are see through so be sure to wear nude undies! No compression.

WHERE TO WEAR: I have been on a Core Power kick lately and these are perfect for staying cool in sweaty sessions. Core Power isn’t as sweaty as some hot yoga classes I’ve been too so I’m not sure how this color of fabric holds up in the sweatiest times, but I will update you once I test it out!

xo - M

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P.S. I also have this set in the blue color it comes in and love it!

Will Lane - Jennifer Legging

The Athleisurely Review

Manhattan Beach, California

Happy Thursday! I’m a day late for today’s review so lets keep it short and sweet!

This week’s brand is Will Lane Athletics. I love their minimalistic style and the nude tone of these leggings. P.S. - these leggings are under $100!

FABRIC: Their fabric is light, airy and breathable. I love the mesh that they use. I’ve come across some mesh fabrics that can feel too tight and itchy to the skin, almost plasticky. Will Lane’s mesh is not like that at all, you can barely even tell there’s a difference between the legging fabric and the mesh portion. It adds just the right amount of breathability.

FIT / SIZING: I got a small and they fit perfect. They’re not too tight and they don’t dig in or give you a muffin top. You could wear these all day and they wouldn’t get itchy or uncomfortable.

BOOTY FACTOR: Since the fabric is on the thinner side, they don’t have a sculpting factor. On this particular pair, the backside is nude colored fabric that is see through so make sure to wear the right undies!

WHERE TO WEAR: Somewhere sweatyyyy. Hot 8 yoga or spin. These do great when the heat is turned up.

p.s. The bra I’m wearing is called the Kali Sports Bra. I love the detailing in the back and how bold the front is. I love wearing this to events as a stand out piece. I also own the Marcella Sports Bra and it is my go-to cozy lazy Sunday bra.

xo - M

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Olympia Activewear - Vix Leggings

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Malibu, California

It’s been a minute since the last #ThePantReview! Welcome back to the new and improved, and re-named The Legging Review. That makes more sense to call it that right?? I also have it titled under The Athleisurely Review, so I guess it still doesn’t have an official name. What do you guys think? I like to use both interchangeably in different scenarios.

I was SO excited to finally review Olympia Activewear. I love their aesthetic, and have been eyeballing a few sets for awhile now. I was drawn to their unique elastic waistbands and different cuts for their sports bras. Here’s what I thought:

FABRIC: First off we have to talk about the beautiful elastic waist band. It is so pretty. But so tight. The elastic is high quality and thick, but it doesn’t give at all. If you have a super hour-glass figure this might not be an issue for you, but for me it was uncomfortable and gave me some high waisted muffin top action where there usually is none. As for the legging fabric, I wasn’t super impressed. It feels athletic but it wears more like a pair of cotton leggings. Comfortable but it doesn’t have any contour, which felt strange and off balance in comparison to the waist trainer-esque elastic band. I would love to try another pair of leggings from Olympia to see if this was just the case with this particular style.

FIT / SIZING: If you have an hour glass shape these will probably fit you perfectly. I got a size small and the legging part fit great, but since the elastic waist band was so tight I would go up a size. I’m not sure if that would make the legs too loose though, would need to try on some other styles to be sure. I also ordered two of the same exact style sports bra in different colors because I loved the style so much. They only had size P left, so I thought that would be fine since usually S or XS work in bras for me. But it didn’t, it gave me an upper boob pooch by my armpit and the cut out on the bottom half was just not working with me. It took A LOT of tries to take decent photos in these. Again, would love to see if I got a size up if the cut would still be a problem because the style looked so great on the model and I love the look of it.

WHERE TO WEAR: I wore these to Playlist Yoga and they were great. I would wear them to any non-heated yoga class or a barre class. Anything that doesn’t get too sweaty because I can’t imagine the waist band would feel great against your skin drenched in sweat!

xo - M

IVY PARK - PINTUCK LEGGING

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New York, New York

Happy Valentine's Day everybody! I know, this is a few days late but, it was intended to be a V-Day post! My actual Valentine's Day went by SO quick I completely forgot to publish this. I hope you all still love it just as much as you would if it were actually posted on the 14th! And I hope everyone had a special love-filled day. xoxo

Without further ado, I'm so excited because I finallyyyy got to try out Ivy Park leggings! The hope was turning into Beyonce when putting these on.

FABRIC: I was expecting this fabric to be a lot thicker than it really was. It feels very silky and thin. Perfect for sweaty Soul Cycle classes, but the issue I found with this thin fabric is, there is a zipper pocket on the back of this pair, and the whole pocket lining looked bulky through the fabric. 

BOOTY FACTOR: Not see through, but you definitely could not get away with wearing granny panties because the fabric is so thin. As for a sculpting factor, the actual legging fabric didn't do much, but the waist band was nice and thick, and placed in just the right spot to help a little.

FIT / SIZING: Great fit. I usually wear a size small, and their small fit perfect! 

WHERE TO WEAR: SOUL CYCLE FOR SURE. These are super thin and breathable, perfect for heated sweaty cardio sessions! 

xo - M

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