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#1 Moneypenny2014

Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:11 PM

I'm in need of some new gym clothes and love the new style of a loose fitting top with say a  brightly colour bra/gym top underneath showing through.
I always get so hot in my tight fitting lycra singlets that these dont only look good but make total sense.
So, where do you buys yours from?
Lorna Jane have some gorgeous ones but they are always sold out quickly online and there are no LJ shops near me (rural NSW).
Can anyone recommend any other good brands of gym clothing that can be purchased online?

#2 Nataliah

Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:14 PM

I buy all my workout gear online from either wiggle or eastbay.

#3 thelms

Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:14 PM

Lululemon is fabulous! Not cheap but worth the money.

#4 cinnabubble

Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:16 PM

What about something from here: http://injinjiper.cart.net.au/store/skirt-sports/ ?

#5 bjk76

Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:16 PM

Have you tried the Lorna Jane angel service?


They can locate items you like in stores you can't get to and post them out to you for a small fee (maybe $10?), but this is per order, so you can order heaps of things and just pay the fee once.

#6 Shanski

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:03 PM

Running bare sell online and are excellent quality and great value for money. They also fit well and have quite a few loose tops in bright colours that should be what you described OP.


Sign up to their newsletter as they often have great sales on.

#7 shanny80

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:12 PM

I think surfstitch.com.au sell Lorna Jane. They do free express postage, I buy heaps from them. Never had a problem original.gif

#8 shanny80

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:15 PM

Sorry it's surfstitch.com and the have 14 pages of Activeware!!!!

#9 kittycat01

Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:33 PM

I second lululemon. They are along style of lorna Jane stuff but last better in wash and are all tumble dry able. They also have this inbuilt adjustable hidden support thingy - some extra boob de-bouncers original.gif

They are Canadian so check them out on overseas websites maybe?


#10 wilding

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:05 AM

QUOTE (kittycat01 @ 05/02/2013, 11:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I second lululemon. They are along style of lorna Jane stuff but last better in wash and are all tumble dry able. They also have this inbuilt adjustable hidden support thingy - some extra boob de-bouncers original.gif

They are Canadian so check them out on overseas websites maybe?


They have an Aussie site now.

#11 kittycat01

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:21 AM

QUOTE (wilding @ 06/02/2013, 01:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They have an Aussie site now.

Yup...probably cheaper overseas though... wink.gif

#12 mards

Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:40 AM

i have just gone over to loose fitting singlets - due to putting on a bit of weight - my tightish singlets are looking TOO tight - i got some from Target - that look good - also Myer has its activeware range. URBANE or URBAN ACTIVE !! i LOve it = cant get enough of their stuff its great


Edited by mards, 06 February 2013 - 07:10 AM.

#13 Lifesgood

Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:54 AM

If you know what size you are in Lorna Jane there is always heaps of stuff on eBay.

#14 Golden oldie

Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:59 AM

I'm a Lorna Jane addict, but have heard really good things about the Michelle Bridges range that is available in Big W.

Also love the Running Bare clothing - its good to have something different to everyone else in the gym (lots of Lorna Jane around).

#15 raven74

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:27 AM

Beware the Michelle bridges stuff if a bit smallish and the tops are quite... booby.  Maybe to celebrate her increased bust size unsure.gif

#16 amabanana

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:33 AM

I am really happy with the Michelle Bridges stuff I got from BigW.  Was on sale too so I got a whole outfit for under $30.

#17 mards

Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:35 AM

LOL _ RAVEN!!! i hadn't noticed - i dont think i take any notice of MB! - i will have to check her out -Yep i tried a size 14 jacket on - and i could barley get it on - and im size 10/12

#18 wilding

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:19 PM

QUOTE (raven74 @ 06/02/2013, 09:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Beware the Michelle bridges stuff if a bit smallish and the tops are quite... booby.  Maybe to celebrate her increased bust size unsure.gif

I shouldn't, but  laughing2.gif I haven't been game to try on her stuff, maybe I should.

#19 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:23 PM

QUOTE (thelms @ 05/02/2013, 10:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lululemon is fabulous! Not cheap but worth the money.

Yes it is, a shop just opened up near where I live...really nice stuff, does seem a bit on the expensive side, seems like really good quality though....

#20 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:25 PM

QUOTE (mards @ 06/02/2013, 12:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
LOL _ RAVEN!!! i hadn't noticed - i dont think i take any notice of MB! - i will have to check her out -Yep i tried a size 14 jacket on - and i could barley get it on - and im size 10/12

You really should try lulumon then! Guess its US sizing? IM normally an Aussie 12.....my lulumon stuff is an 8!

#21 mards

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:36 PM

is there a link to the LULU Lemon?

#22 sam2989

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:45 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 06/02/2013, 01:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You really should try lulumon then! Guess its US sizing? IM normally an Aussie 12.....my lulumon stuff is an 8!

Yup it is US sizing.

#23 MegzG

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:52 PM

i love Running Bare, probably have a whole shops worth in my wardrobe

i have also started collecting Lorna Jane since they opened a new store 10 minutes away from home

#24 wilding

Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:24 PM

QUOTE (mards @ 06/02/2013, 12:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
is there a link to the LULU Lemon?


Their main site directs you back to the Aussie site. Just have to watch out for camel toes as the crops have a new gusset shape.

Edited by wilding, 06 February 2013 - 01:27 PM.

#25 bluegirl8

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:43 PM

I get all mine from Target. They're really affordable, don't look horrid, and Lorna Jane/LuluLemon, etc. don't come in fatty-boombah sizes. I just bought some grey and pink running shorts that are super comfy, match my shoes, and more importantly, have pockets!

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