Personal Shopper: Kicky Capris To Go With Paula's Fave Workout Shirt

Paula wrote: "Hello Ladies and Gentleman!
My name is Paula and I am looking for colorful workout gear to go with this shirt. I've been trying to find Capri length workout pants that fall in between gets-in-the-way-baggy and was-this-painted-on-her-tight. That itself is hard to find, add that to my desire for fun colors/prints and I am about ready to give up. I can find colorful shoes, tops, hair bands and booty shorts, but it seems the conservative bottoms only come in black or grey.
I'm currently onboard a deployed Navy vessel where I do not get many chances to show off my personal style, which is colorful and bright. Any help you can provide would be incredible. Of course when the other ladies ask where I found my gear, I will sing your praises!
I'm 5'2", size 10-12 depending on how the sizes run, I have thick thighs and a large booty, my maximum budget would be $100 but I am hoping for the $45-$65 range, my favorite colors are: sparkle, pink, purple, green, blue and no print is too wild.
Thank you for your consideration.
Very Respectfully,
IT2 Hubbard
USS Gunston Hall"

Just an FYI, Paula, when you said your favorite color was "sparkle", you became all of the OB editors' best friend. You're totally one of us! I've got the thighs-n-booty thing going on myself, and I find the easiest way to avoid the painted-on look is to order 1 size up. that way, the pants fit comfortably around your waist/hips/thighs, but won't be too tight - or falling off of you. Enjoy!

The Shirt: Human Apparel I Only Date Gods Shirt ($29)
1. Stonewear Designs Meridian Capri ($61, in 3 colors)
2. Nation LTD Medora Capri Sweats ($48 on sale, in 3 colors)
3. C&C California Abstract Multi Print Velocity Capri ($60 on sale)
4. Moving Comfort Urban Gym Capri Tight ($60, in 3 colors)
5. KOS Drawstring Cargo Bermuda ($42, in 4 colors)

Frustrated in your search for that perfect leather handbag, red stiletto pump, or whatever makes your heart go thump in the night? Click here to check out our requests for you, the reader, and to contact us, and we might do the shopping work for you in a future Personal Shopper feature!

janetor-lady-blogger.jpg Janetor here: I may spend my days wearing yoga pants and T-shirts, chasing a frenetic toddler and two cats, but I dearly love fashion and pride myself on never paying full price for clothes, shoes, or accessories. Ping me if you're seeking out formal wear, plus-size fashions, or beauty products - or if you just want to discuss the latest season of Downton Abbey or Doctor Who over a pitcher of sangria and some nachos.


Paula Hubbard

Posted on 03.26.14 at 12:16 PM

LOVE the picks Janetor! Thank you so very much.

Post A Comment



If you've got a product or service that you'd like to promote on Outblush, click here to find out about our advertising opportunities.

Scroll down for more kickin' selections, and let us know what you think with our NEW Comments feature!