HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my college roommate Maggie! If you had your birthday in your AIM screen name back in college, then I will always remember your birthday. Her sn ended in 1125.
Like a dope, I chose to use my high school graduation year at the time. Who did that help? Cyber thieves, probably. RIP BCkat03, and all the other terrible AIM screen names that we chose for ourselves in the late 90’s and early 00’s.
I know I know, lulu uploaded on MONDAY and here I am on WEDNESDAY but the day job is currently having no mercy, here’s a quickie recap of the new new before I race to the office and end up eyeballs deep in equipment and emails for the next 12 hours.
Favorite #1: Fast and Free High-Rise Tight 28″ Non-Reflective Brushed Nulux ($100) in Graphite Grey
Apparently if it’s too early in the morning, I see 28 degrees on the thermometer and think to remember gloves and an ear warmer for my morning run, and don’t think about my poor legs.
Idiot me forgot to wear brushed tights yesterday, and I was miserable the entire time. The world needs more brushed tights for outdoor winter stuff.
Favorite #2: Rulu Rally Wrap ($128) in Black
Tried one on last year, loved it. I’m not the floppy wrap type of girl so I didn’t buy it that day, but each time I look back on the photos, I kick myself a little bit for not expanding my horizons.
Favorite #3: Invigorate High-Rise Tight 25″ ($128) in Submarine
The only thing stopping me from snapping these up is that I already jumped on the Wunder Trains a few weeks ago.
Favorite #4: Define Jacket Cropped Gold ($128) in Black
I’m generally not a fan of the obvious branding (it’s what drew me to lululemon in the first place), but if you stare at it straight on, you can trick yourself into thinking the top half of the lulul is just a bunch of artsy lines.
Things don’t get obvious until you throw your hands up in the air sometimes and give a spin.
Favorite #5: Wunder Train Cropped Long Sleeve ($88) in Black
Not a new style, and only sizes 8-10-12 are available at the time of this typing, so I’m not sure if it’s an error or all the skinny girls jumped all over the re-upload already.
This week’s upload was a bit weak (likely so that people save their pennies and spend on WMTM instead), so I’m grasping at straws, here.
The Dud: Sherpa and Shine Jacket ($178) in Trench
You had to know this one was coming, didn’t you?
FOILED… just like our 2020 plans
This week’s special edition was a shine/foil version of some core styles. The black we’ve seen done before, and the matte copper foil is the colourway nobody really asked for.
- Wunder Under High-Rise Tight Foil 28″ – Black, MCF
- Energy Bra Long Line Shine – MCF only right now
- Wunder Under High-Rise Crop 23″ Foil Full-On Luxtreme – Black, MCF
Hey, Where’d You Get That?
Just in time for gifting season, a bunch of stuff that the Tik Tok crowd is gonna LOVE because it says it’s from lululemon. Anyone else think the SE gear with the diagonal emboss print looks a bit like grift wrap?
- Wunder Train High-Rise Tight 25″ Special Edition – Embossed Lululemon Submarine, Embossed Lululemon Black
- Energy Bra High Neck Long Line Zip Special Edition – White, Black. I’ll admit the girl in the white is making it look 🔥🔥🔥 and now I want one.
- Wunder Train Cropped Long Sleeve Special Edition – Black
- Wunder Train High Rise Crop Special Edition – Embossed Lululemon Submarine, Embossed Lululemon Black
- Power Pivot Tank Special Edition – Embossed Lululemon Submarine, Embossed Lululemon Black
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Hahaha gift wrap. Yeah… not loving the SE capsule. You’re right, maybe the very young fans are into the overt branding and the super shiny everything, but this 30-something is NOT. Boo. 🙁 Thanks for the recap!
I don’t love the in your face branding, but I do love the gold logos. They should do that more often. It really pops.
How warm are the brushed nulux? How do they compare to luxtreme or luon?
I’m so torn on the SE pieces. My fav collections are the Lunar New Year ones b/c I love goooooooold. I’m not a fan of the huge branding on anything or zippers on the Energy Bra, but could maybe be swayed if it hits WMTM–and same with the cropped Define.
Hi this is my first time commenting on your blog 😊 I was wondering if you remembered if the special edition foil long line energy bra was uploaded in matte black too or only copper? I could have sworn I saw a non print black one but did it sell fast? Or the only color on upload was the copper energy bra? Would love some clarity if you could help provide it. Thank you 🙏🏻😊