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Fit Review! Athleta Westbound Sherpa Jacket, Pranayama Long Wrap & the rest of my Lulu Black Friday Haul!


Did everyone have a nice relaxing weekend? I had such a bad allergy attack I was in bed for most of the weekend. Sometimes there's nothing you can do but sleep it off. Feeling much better and even watched a few episodes of Wednesday. If you haven't seen it, add it to your watch list. It's binge worthy. Today I have another Athleta fit review and the rest of my Lulu Black Friday haul. 

For reference I'm 4 feet 11 inches tall and typically wear size PXS in Athleta. I also wear size 4 in Lululemon tops and bottoms. 

Extra 30% off with SALE30

Andrea is the one who actually recommended this jacket to me. It was on my list to try but her glowing review just made me pull the trigger on it faster. It's currently on sale at $129.99 with an extra 30% off right now. The inside is lined with super soft sherpa. The fit is slightly cropped and boxy with room to layer. I'm wearing size Petite XS and find it to be slightly generous but still true to size. If you're in-between sizes, I would suggest sizing down.

The sleeves are just ever so slightly long on my petite frame, but nothing to really complain about. I do enjoy the two way zipper. The best part is the oversized sherpa collar and lining. It's so cozy and that was the deciding factor for me. I think Abalone Gray is one of my favorite Athleta colors. It's so easy to mix and match with Lulu's White Opal and Natural Ivory. This jacket is a definite keeper in my book. 

Length hits at high hip.

The lining is oh so soft and cozy.

I have the original Pranayama Wrap and love it, so I decided to try the longer version. The fit is the same and really all that's different is the length. The fabric is super soft and somewhat thin, but it's also quite weighty. Because of the weight, it can definitely cling to bumps which is what's happening from the back. 😆 The front looks fantastic but the back I'm a little unsure about. This might be something that I wear as a robe around the house. I'm wearing my usual size PXS and it's true to size. 

The length is pretty long on me. It's slightly shorter in the front and longer in the back. It hits me below the knees. It may look more flattering if I had chosen a darker color. The Spiced Cabernet looks really luxe.

I only purchased three items from Lulu's Black Friday sale. I got my second Scuba Oversized Full Zip in Carob Brown which I'm actually wearing right now. I love it since it also works as a neutral too! I picked up a Cates Tee in Pink Clay, which is another nice neutral. I like to size up in this tee for longer length and it pairs really well with Athleta's Venice Jogger. They just released the jogger in Bali Green, which I am tempted to get. It's on my wish list.

also wearing Venice Jogger Abalone Gray Size PXS

I picked up another Ebb To Street Cropped Tank in Magenta Purple. I think this is my 9th one? I wear these almost everyday, so for me it's worth it. I like to wear bright colors when I'm working out. It puts me in a better mood when I have a colorful top on. 

That's it for me! Hope you all have a great start to another brand new week. 



  1. Pranayama Wrap looks good on you. Your backside is incredible Leslie, working hard in the gym and it shows.
    Pink Clay T-shirt love that color
    Ebb and street racer tank magenta purple is certainly bright color. Be nice to wear matching trainers giving you that extra pop in your stride. Similar Ebb and Flow Tank bright color in bumble berry, inkwell, bought years ago enjoy the fit along with dazed color crop aligns.
    Leslie no doubt you rock a bright color gym outfit, bringing out smiles to others in the gym also.😁
    Ebb & Flow:
    Align crop:

    1. Hi Mack! I would love to get a pair of Strongfeels in Magenta Purple, maybe Lulu will release a pair one day. I like your color combinations. I don't have anything similar to Dazed. Will probably just pair it with black for now. Or go really bright and pair it with my Electric Turquoise Hotty Hots and blind everyone. HA

  2. Hi Leslie,
    Glad you’re feeling better!

    The Westbound Sherpa Jacket looks really cute on you and I’m glad you like it as much as I do. :). The sherpa is soft and luxurious, and I love that the jacket is not that heavy. Abalone Grey is also my favorite color and it goes well with most colors.

    I ended up returning my Pranayama Restore Wrap in gorgeous Dusky Violet. While it is comfy and fits well, I find the material too thin and snags easily. It’s also a bit too clingy for my liking. The long version drapes nicely on you in the front but I have to say it’s not that flattering in the back as you said. I think the short version looks much cuter on you.


    1. Hi Andrea! The Nirvana fabric is very clingy. I totally agree that it looks better in the shorter length. I actually just ordered the Pranayama Restore Wrap in Spiced Cabernet. I am a sucker for that shade of purple. I hope I like the updated version.

  3. Hi Leslie, the Westbound Sherpa Jacket looks so much better on you than on the models. Now I'm tempted to get it :(

    1. Hi Michelle! Thank you so much. I think it looks very cute on the models too. At least the price is really good with the extra 30% off. It's around $90! I think that's a steal.

  4. OMG the lining in the jacket looks so incredibly soft and comfy! I discovered the Cates Tee a bit late, as it seems like it's being discontinued. I only have the pink/blue tie dye one but love it.

    I kept seeing it in-store and ended up ordering the Brushed Softstream Half Zip in Powder Blue, after all. I think it will be really good as a pre/post-workout layer. I also ordered the V-Waist Aligns, as I prefer a lower rise and have to fold mine down.

    I saw a sneak peek of a cropped Scuba that is in the OG cut. Since the OS is too oversized for me, I might try one when they release.

    1. Hi LZ! I wonder why they're discontinuing the Cates Tee. I am surprised because I thought it was a super popular tee. I have a few, maybe 4? So I guess I'm good!

      Ah I got mine in the Natural Ivory or is it White Opal, and love it! Already wore it out. It's very comfortable and not too cropped. I would totally get it in another color for sure.

      Ohhhh do you know when the cropped OG Scuba will be coming out?! Thanks for the heads up. I am very interested!!

    2. Not sure when it will release - but saw here:

      I work tonight, so I’ll report back if I see it in-store!

    3. Thanks for the link! It looks very fitted along the waist, may have to size up in that.

  5. hi Leslie! Thanks for the fit review! The Cates tee and ETS tank are both great Black Friday finds. Pink Clay and Magenta Glow look great on you! The Westbound Sherpa Jacket looks very cozy. I think I would like it even more if it came with a hood! Have a great week!

    1. Hi Karen! Thanks, I am loving my recent purchases lately. I feel like they have been good choices. I do agree, sometimes I wish the Westbound Sherpa jacket had a hood too. But it's okay I have a lot of other jackets that have hoods. Or I can grab a hat... I mainly like to have a hood when it's raining.

  6. Wow that sherpa jacket looks soooo cute and amazing on you! I see why you like Athleta so much! I wouldn't get a chance to wear that much but man if I did I would buy it.

    1. I'm eyeing it in black... or the grey. SO pretty! But I bought too much lately hehe...

    2. Hi Janessa! It's such a good price right now, it's 30% off on top of the sale price. I wouldn't be able to resist lol.


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