Friday, August 13, 2010

Got My New Cool Racerbacks - Some Comments

I got the cool racerbacks I ordered and have a few comments. The static lolo is very pretty and soft. However, I think the tank is larger than my other cool racerbacks in the same size. I laid my older ones on top of the new one and the static lolo one is almost an inch wider all the way down. I thought it felt and looked looser on. Have any of you noticed this with your static cool racerbacks? I think I am going to have to try on the next size down in this color.

I also bought the Circle Mesh Cool Racerback in Wish Blue. It fit the same as my black mesh one - slightly snugger feeling than a regular Cool Racerback. I cannot wait to wear this to the gym. I hope Lululemon continues to bring out new Circle Mesh CRBs. I held my Bold Blue All Sport Bra, which is made of luxtreme, up to my new Wish CRB and the color was identical. Do any of you have both Wish and Bold Blue items? Did you find the color to be identical?

 I did not get  a chance to go to the stores today but I will have an opportunity tomorrow.

15 comments:

Holly said...

I have a Bold Blue WWA and Wish Blue Wunder Groove Crops, Flow Y Bra, Define Jacket and CRB (the regular kind) and they're definitely different colors, but maybe that's because the WWA is french terry and the rest are Luon. Bold Blue looks like a blurple/hyacinth shade on my WWA and Wish Blue is an almost royal blue on all the things I have it in.

My guess is that the circle mesh material toned down the color of the Wish Blue and made it more muted than it usually is. But that's just a guess since I haven't seen the Wish mesh CRB in person. :)

And I found the Static Lolo CRB to fit the same as other colors when I tried it on in store or maybe even a teeny tiny bit more snug. Maybe you got an off one? Or I did.

Luvlulu said...

My Wish Blue circle mesh CRB will arrive tomorrow. I do have a bold blue CRB & Power Y tank. I compared it to the only other wish blue top I have the IJWR. The luon tanks look just a tiny bit more purplish but not by much. If you didn't know the colors were different you probably wouldn't even notice it.

I bought my Static Lolo Purple earlier this week in my standard size. I just compared it to my regular CRB's and it's about a 1/2 wider on the side. It's not too lose at all. I just got back from my local store (I was trying on the static grey CRB) to see if I liked it. They didn't have my size so she grabbed a 4, usually I'm a 6. I thought it was going to be really tight but it wasn't. I could have bought that size but I didn't like the grey as much as lolo and oasis.

Holly said...

Huh...I guess I tried a fluke Static Lolo CRB that was on the TTS to snug side, then. Wouldn't be the first time I'd come across a piece that fit differently than was typical for that size. One more reason to shop in store when possible.

LuluAddict said...

It always pays try on different colors in the same style. I've found different colors sometimes fit diffrently.

Dori said...

I LOVE my black mesh cool racerback. I love the tighter fit because the regular ones are a little too big on me. If I didn't own so many non mesh I would buy more...

Kathy said...

I have a bold blue run pullover and a wish blue define jacket. When I hung the new define jacket in my closet next to the bold blue, I thought the same thing...identical!

Anonymous said...

A friend and I both happened to wear our CRBs (mine bold blue and hers wish) on the same day and stood there like fools comparing the colors. The bold blue defintely has more of a purple tinge, but they are so close that most non-luluholics would probably just assume they were the same color ;)

Audie said...

Did you size up for your circle mesh CRB? I'm usually a 2 in the regular CRB so I was wondering if I should size up for the circle mesh CRB.

@Holly Do you think the bold blue of your WWA is faded. I compared the color of my WWA with bold blue luon and I thought the color on the WWA looked like a pale purple (like if the color is fading).

LuluAddict said...

@ Audie - The only where I really notice the mesh CRB is snugger is through the belly. That is where the regular CRB feels more roomy. Circle mesh just isn't as stretchy as regular luon. I notice this in my luxtreme crops that have circle mesh behind the knee - the leg opening feels tighter at that spot.

I wear a 12 so I don't have the option of sizing up. However, I think I am going to size down in the static lolo CRB - the one I have is too loose.

M said...

I have a bold blue CRB and wish blue define and find that the bold blue looks a tad lighter/faded. Not sure if it's faded from washing or what.

pilatesmom said...

My static CRBs fit the same as my regular luon ones (if anything perhaps just a teeeeeeeny bit snugger). I think you might have gotten a mis-sized one. Once I tried on a CRB in store in my usual size and it was REALLY big - then tried on the same color just another one and it fit like it usually does so I think the first one was an 8 tagged as a 6. Wish and Bold Blue are definately different but I'm sure the shades change slightly from fabric to fabric so perhaps in two different fabrics they can look the same because they are, indeed, close.

Holly said...

@ Audie: Definitely not faded. It's brand new with the tags still. I think it's just the difference in fabric since some colors lose their vibrancy in certain materials (like Silverescent toning down Alarming).

Anonymous said...

I just bought the static CRB and LOVE it! I laid it on top of my other CRB and armpit to armpit is same measure but the body is about half inch narrower and about 1 inch shorter...sounds like you may have gotten a flukey one...

Anonymous said...

My static lolo is also a tad snugger than my other CRBs.

Anonymous said...

Agree with earlier commenters - my static lolo CRB is a bit more snug than my regular CRBs. I still think it's super cute and it still fits, but it seems to have a slightly different cut.