Remember my quest(s) for the perfect handbag? Well, it would seem that search is over, as I’m still carrying the coated fabric tote the Knight gave me for my birthday last year. For those keeping score at home, that’s one bag for nearly one year. I did switch out to a larger tote for the trip to Chicago, but for DC’s conference last month, I stuck with my trusty friend.
And when one suffers from chronic analysis paralysis, there must always be a quest. Currently, it’s for perfect workout attire. For comfort and function, my favorite pants are the Yogasmoga crops. Their only flaw is a lack of pockets. There’s one key/card pocket in the front waistband – a feature I adore – but that isn’t enough. I need to have my iPhone (it is my GPS/pedometer and my security device) and a key with me when I leave the house. The fabric is phenomenal, enough so that I can say Luluwho?
Let’s stop right there. Maybe I’m unrealistic, but I don’t want to have separate, activity-based workout attire. I do have four season’s worth of options, so adding in elements that only work in a gym or studio isn’t practical. And besides, don’t those of you who workout inside still need a place to at least tuck a locker key? Why do they make workout pants with NO pockets?
My favorite summer bottom to date is my Skirtsports Happy Girl (link to a sale) skirt. It has pockets on both thighs and a back zippered pocket. However, it’s a little long for petite me. It’s great for coverage, but annoying for brisk-paced walking or jogging. The shorts are mesh though, so that’s nice now that it’s very warm. I want to try their new Adventure Girl Skirt, with FIVE pockets, but I believe it’s as long in the back as the Happy Girl, and that’s where the Happy Girl annoys me most… right “in” my knee.
I have a Nike dress to try, and yesterday I discovered Runningskirts. Anyone know anything about them? I want to try Athleta too, but they’re short on pockets. And no, we don’t have any of these stores in podunk.
Anything exciting in your weekend plans?