Some favs of our...are now delivering in pretty Spring colors that brighten up any black wardrobe...
|GORE®APPAREL- RUNNING----pictured is from Fall 2015---but similar feminine cut- functional jackets, tops, bottoms made from Gore® Windstopper® Active® techy textile- that is moisture wicking/stretchy/breathable available year round. A revelation-Gore Running apparel is tops in our experience-we have a perfectly fitted (YAY!!!) Gore Air 2.0 Windstopper Active Running Vest-we wear year round-layered under or on its own-multi-tasking as bicycle wear. Even the pockets are smartly placed so that contents (keys, iPhone, gels, lip stuff) do not get in the way. (Fall 14'review).|
|smart details like hand covers...reflective pops,...zipper cage and seams placed not to chafe, dropped back hem that'll cover assets...|
|comfy cool-details like thumb holes, constructed to move...in see me colors...DriRelease and Wool blend-moisture wicking, anti-odor performance-with great fit+ ez care...|
|zoned to move---and sweat zones----|
|color block panels that flatter-don't add inches...fyi not all printed bottoms are designed like that---surprises us|
|cute ruching details...great fitted top fits any casual lifestyle|
|L.L.Bean's workout tank $39.95 in Caribbean Blue Heather-details like built in shelf bra, moisture wicking, fitted style w/ relocated seams that won't chafe---multi-tasks for yoga, hiking, walking, travel...|
|Powerflow Pants Capri $49.95-compressive knit with spandex stretches to fit-wide waistband flatters has a small pocket, flatlock stitching _and seams placed for movers...this is a well made bottom costs about 30% less than competitor versions|
|Cooldown Pullover-side packets+UPF50+ $39.95 quick drying/moisture wicking poly really soft hand feel|
|ultimate idiot proof travel-going out Fusion Knit SKIRT available now $34.95 breathable stretchy poly/cotton/spandex blend w/ ruching side details at waistband with hidden pocket|
|STIO® out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming---is one of those direct to consumer fitness/lifestyle labels that gets our two thumbs up...including this breezy multi-tasking CFS Skirt-a swimsuit cover up-made of hydro-wicking/stretchy Sphero™ fabric---drawstring waist-great for SUP jaunts too...with pocket for essentials. Adorable...like the pop in color for the waist. $75|
|Snow Peak---signature functional pockets...has a cottony-chambray feel to the functional fabrics. This is a summer delivery but a pullover made of techy water resistant Polartec Alpha fabric is VERY cool looking -is available now.|
|back pockets too...|
|unisex design-the rep modeled for us...the unisez tops range from low $200s...imo classic design -LOVE IT.|
|flattering cuts...sleeveless button downs are wearable year round|
For hard to fit moms---of all sizes-who has a casual lifestyle that compliments her active ways...widely available Riders by Lee® offers a plethora of Springy-tops and bottoms---in sizes that will fit most American women---at unbelievable prices.
And made VERY well btw---at a preview, we did not even see a tiny loose thread...and the details were finely done (button holes, pleats, shaped seams etc)...IMO-it's time to lose the snotty ill-informed comments on affordable fashion at mass chainstores...that we see cropping up in tradeshow print reads.
|classic cottony knit boatneck top...in nautical stripes|
|cargo skimmers...capri length-stretchy with shape retention styes form $15.50-$16.50|
|women's and misses sizes available----cargo skimmer, belted bermuda short-sit below natural waist for greaat fit, multiple pockets that do not bulge -$14.95|
NATHAN SPORTS offer scores of hydration solutions for cyclists, runners, climbers---generally speaking-those on the go...
We saw these at a SHE Event---the SonicMount™Universal Armband made of moisture wicking material $35- is a rather nifty armband for runners---the sturdy velcro mounts allow one to securely attach/ detach the smartphone from the armband and mount it elsewhere...
|secure side grips fits most smartphones...see how it adjusts with straps...|
|SPEEDDRAW PLUS INSULATED fits hands perfectly-reflective bottles...double wall construction keeps fluids cooler...with handy zip pocket for stuff...race cap is ez sipping without spilling out-comes in 18oz -adjustable hand strap w/ thumbhole for grip free running. We have smaller size QuikShot Plus in an Insulated version- 8oz---|
widely available ...