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Fit Review! Athleta Haul Part 2 - Advantage Sweater, Retroterry Crewneck Sweatshirt, Transcend Stash Straight Leg Pant


Is it Monday already? Don't know how the weekends just go by so fast and yes, I know I need a haircut. I'm trying to grow it out but I'm stuck in this weird stage. 😅 I am not sure I have enough patience to wait a few more months before it starts looking like a cute pixie cut.

This is part two of my Athleta haul. Part three will be up for fit review Friday! 

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.

also wearing On The Fly Crop (old)

I have been looking for some cardigans for spring and summer to wear to the office. The Advantage Sweater checks all the boxes. It's soft and comfortable. The fabric is lightweight and silky but a little nit on the fragile side. The front of the sweater has a perforated stripe along the shoulder that has the potential to snag. Damask Mauve is a pretty plum that works well with my gray On The Fly Crop. I actually think the sweater looks best left unzipped. 

The details on the sweater is absolutely beautiful. The unique design along the back of the sweater that extends along the sleeves is stylish. I sized up for longer length in the body. I'm wearing size XS and the sleeves are a little too long. I do love the thumbholes and extra warmth they provide. There's also pockets! They're on the side and somewhat small, but perfect for chilly hands.

The back design is so amazing.

This is a light to medium weight sweater and made out of Tercel. Price of this sweater is on the higher end, but with the extra details and unique design I think it's worth the sale price. This is a keeper! Plus the color is so pretty.

Next, we have the Retroterry Crewneck Sweatshirt, I also sized up for a looser fit. I'm wearing size XS. If you do want a slimmer fit, go with your regular size. 

This sweatshirt is so comfortable and cozy. It's made out of BCI Cotton (Better Cotton Initiative) a more sustainable alternative to cotton. It's very soft and I love the wide ribbed waistband. It provides support without feeling squeezed in. It's like a soft hug. The sleeves are long, but being as petite as I am, it's not surprising. There are thumbholes as well. 

There is a bit of bat wing sleeves.

This top actually reminds me a bit like the Throwback Flashback Pullover, in the wide waistband, but I think this sweatshirt is more petite friendly. This is a keeper for me and I pulled the tags off right away. It looks great paired with the Transcend Stash Straight Leg Pant in Bali Green.

I just did a fit review on these pants in size Petite XS and placed an order for the next size up. Size Petite Small fits perfectly! So much more comfortable in the waist and hip. The length is slightly longer, but not by much. These pants are short. The regular length is 27 inches which is still fairly petite friendly for those taller than I am. I think these would look great with some flats or sandals for summer.

I love these so much, I also got them in black (backordered).

That's it for me! Hope you all have a wonderful start to the new week!



  1. Thanks for another great review, Leslie! I love the design details of the
    Advantage Sweater, and Damask Mauve is so pretty. Just wish it was a tad longer.

    The Retroterry Crewneck Sweatshirt looks cute on you but there is too much excess fabric in the back (picture 4), probably because of the bat wing sleeves. Not a deal breaker though.


    1. Hi Andrea! I could have sized down in the Retroterry Sweatshirt, but I don't mind the oversized look. It's very cozy! I can't wait to wear the Advantage Sweater to the office this week!

  2. hi Leslie! That's great that the Transcend Stash Straight Leg Pant in SP works out for you! I like the back details of the Advantage Sweater, and Damask Mauve is pretty indeed! Have a great week!

    1. Hi Karen! Thanks, I'm pretty excited about the Transcend Stash Straight Leg Pant, I think it's a good alternative to tights.

  3. I really like the retroterry pullover in that color! I love the fitted waist but looser top for a relaxed vibe

    1. Thanks Janessa! Me too, wore it right away. So cozy.


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