Well tonight I got to spend some time with E (the person not the drug o_O) shopping for some activewear for free courtesy of Crowdtap and Old Navy. After my amazing trip for the winter Active sample share (you can read about that here), I was expecting a lot. To be honest, when I first walked in, I was a bit underwhelmed. Then as I started browsing, it got a little worse because somethings from the somewhat small selection were already clearance. From my selection photos, it looks like there is a lot of selection but most of the tops were sports bras and a good portion of the tops and bottom from the photos were clearance and just mixed in. All of the things that are crossed out in red were not available at all in my store (I was really looking forward to that top, faux layered tank). As you can see, it's a lot of red. Then the orange was because the padded cami was not available in those colors. In fact, it was only available in gray.
I actually really liked the padded cami (if I had chosen this, I would have had to go up a size though because my girls could not breathe) and strongly considered it. In the end I chose to get another compression jacket even though I know that I won't be able to wear it for a few months because of the heat. You already know how much I love them. The padded cami looked great and was both practical and versatile. Since I was going to get it free, I chose the $35 jacket to put away for the fall. I figure that Old Navy will more than likely have a 40-50% off and since the cami is regularly priced at $20, I am taking the chance that I can grab it for a reasonable price. The bubble top was ok but probably not something that I would wear to workout. Many of it's colors were clearance already. The mesh tee was ok but not my favorite.
My biggest disappointment was the selection of bottoms. It has already been hot in this area and almost all of the bottoms were long pants. There were some shorts (not my thing) and only one type of capris (in 3 I think? colors) that were not clearance. They did not have the skort that I really wanted to try to see if it was long enough on me. I honestly was shocked the proportion of pants that they had. Most stores have already been taken over by shorts and capris by now and just have a few pants for those that use them year round. I got the black with pink detail capris shown above. I love them. I loved the way they felt and fit. I wasn't sure which ones I was going to get between those and the same pair with blue but I went with the pink since I have a hot pink athletic tee. I love the two pieces that I got so overall the trip was success. I think that E got the outfit from the bottom right photo.