If you follow me on my Instagram stories, you know that I have been in my workout clothes [or pajamas] full-time recently. It’s just the comfiest thing to wear when you’re at home all day and hoping to motivate yourself to sneak in a workout. Most of my old clothes don’t fit me yet so it’s also nice to be able to put on some high-waisted yoga pants and feel like a million bucks.
Today I’m sharing these two looks [see pics above] that have given me a boost in confidence post-baby.
The first one includes these $25 leggings from Amazon that are a dupe for the Lululemon Align leggings. Now, I love me some Lulu, as you will see from this post. But I wasn’t about to drop $100 on leggings that were not my pre-baby size. So these pants have been a wonderful fill-in while I’m still in this “in-between” phase with my baby weight. These leggings have taken the fashion blogosphere by storm and you can see people rave about them in the Amazon reviews. And I must say, I agree. It’s very rare to find workout gear that comes close to Lulu, and while this is no luon, they really do fit nicely. I love that they’re high-waisted, so it smoothes out any bumps and lumps ;). The material is also so soft and buttery. There’s a pocket for a phone on the side which is convenient when you’ve got your hands full with two kiddos. You can see my review here.
This workout top is a staple in my wardrobe. I have a similar one in peach too. While it’s not the cheapest, my pre-baby size fit me perfectly, so I couldn’t pass it up. 🙂 I love the color and nothing beats Lulu workout gear in my opinion.
I also love this hat. It makes me feel more put together on a bad hair day and like JLO on a good day.
I finished off the look with these sneakers from Nordstrom Rack. They’re the classic soft black Nikes that go with everything.
Now this outfit has the same pants and shoes. But I am wearing a plain black tank top and one of my favorite Lulu purchases: the Define jacket. It is so flattering on and makes me feel far fitter than I am. 😉
I also got some fun sneakers recently that are currently on rotation:
Nordstrom Rack is one of my favorite places to get sneakers because they usually come at such a great price. You can pick up 3 pairs of tennis shoes for the cost of one at full price elsewhere. The Nike Zooms are on sale right now for $69 and the Pumas (from Saks Off 5th) are 50% off for $34.
Do you have any favorite Athleisure pieces that are a must-have? I’d love to hear in the comments below.