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Travel Gear: Style Firm, stylish and flattering

by Sarah Sekula
From Health + Wellness
July 20, 2012

I am lucky enough to work from home. This means no coworkers can swipe my leftovers out of the fridge, I completely avoid office politics and, best of all, I get to wear yoga pants and t-shirts each day. With that said, I have become quite the connoisseur on casual-slash-comfy attire. Likewise, I have discovered, not all yoga pants are created equal.

Style Firm LA attire, for example, fits into the outstanding category. I recently tested out their capri pants, made of spandex jersey and moisture wicking compression mesh, and they fit like a glove. Not too tight, not too roomy -- just right. But what I like best is the fact that they have built in Spanks-like support. In other words, they give my badonkadonk a little lift and any muffin top I might have magically disappears. Yet, they don't feel constricting.

Beyond wearing them around the house, I wear them at the gym (true performance wear, indeed) and while traveling. Who doesn't like a little lift, smooth and support when schlepping through the airport, right? Just ask Kim Kardashian who has been spotted sporting Style Firm LA duds.

When it comes to workouts (in the balmy Florida summer), I was really surprised that these pants breathe so well. I was worried, since the fabric and inside lining seem somewhat heavy, that they would not fare well in Florida weather. I was thrilled to find out that was not the case. Plus, it doesn't hurt to look great while working out, either. No matter how fit and fabulous you are, if your workout attire doesn't do your body justice, then what's the use? The only downside I've seen so far is that these pants seem to attract lint like nobody's business, but what black garment doesn't?

Highlights:
-flattens tummy 
-lifts rear 
-reduces hips 
-slims thighs 
-length hits between mid-calf and beneath knee; adjustable based on preference.

XS/S = 0 – 2 
S/M = 4 – 6 
M/L = 6 – 8 
L/XL = 10 – 12
Sizing varies based on personal preference. If you like a more "snug" fit, they suggest ordering on the smaller size of your size range. If you prefer a more "forgiving" fit, they suggest ordering on the larger size.

 

http://stylefirmclothing.com/

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Sarah Sekula

When I’m not zigzagging around the planet — scaling the steps of Chichén-Itzá, carving up Costa Rican waves or roaming through the remote jungles of India — I’m writing about my adventures, the environment, fitness, health/wellness, extraordinary people and social injustice issues. My writing appears in USA Today, ISLANDS, Caribbean Travel & Life, Cayman Airways Skies, American Eagle Latitudes, Orlando Sentinel, abcnews.com, Where Orlando, Where Jacksonville, Upscale and Wild Blue Yonder.



Located: Orlando USA
Likes: Adventure, health/wellness, nature, sports, festivals, dance, music, etc.
Website: http://www.sarahsekula.com

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