Lulu’s are Still See-Through and Other LA Ramblings

I’m already on my way back to Boston from Los Angeles. I have been out here for an entire week and it flew by as usual! I’m shooting a series of videos for an upcoming project.

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As a blogger, I get sent different clothing items to try out. For my shoot though, I wanted to wear items that I bought, were my style and felt confident wearing. I learned that Lululemon still has pants that are see-through and Lorna Jane is damn expensive and has a terrible return policy in my search for the perfect outfits.

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Even with tags still on and within 21 days, you cannot return something purchased from Lorna Jane for your money back – just store credit. I did not realize this when I bought a bunch of clothing last month. As for lulu, I tried on 4 different pairs of pants and only ONE did not appear to have a sheer booty. I thought they fixed this, right?

I did fall in love with the one pair that was not see-through. The thick waist band was really flattering and the fit was comfortable. Below I am wearing a Lorna Jane top that I bought with my store credit and new favorite lulu Capri’s – with my best Kim K #selfie expression. The capris have a black waist band and preppy geometrical print. Of course I can’t find them online now!

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A product that I tried for the first time and loved was Loving Tan, a self tanner. You look leaner and your muscles really pop with a good tan, so I used one layer of Loving Tan’s mousse all over my body.  This product was sent to me to try out, but I was shocked at how fantastic it came out! Easy to put on, no streaks, totally realistic color without any orange. The crew had no idea it wasn’t real.

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During the three day shoot, we grabbed lunch from near by Urth Cafe and Kreation Organic Juice Kafe. Typing the names, I have to laugh at the spelling. I love LA but they do seem to enjoy having “different” names from babies to restaurants, I guess.

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At Kreation, I tried the Gazpacho soup and Amaze-bowl. Both were delicious but the Gazpacho was outstanding. The bowl was a basic green smoothie with fruit and gluten free granola. Of course it tasted great, but nothing I can’t recreate on my own.

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After the third day of shooting wrapped, I decided to grab a juice and box of macaroons from ‘lette in Beverly Hills. This is my life: Fitness, juice aka “weird” healthy food and treats.

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The salted caramel, coconut and almond were my favorite flavors! I die for macaroons so these were the perfect celebration treat to finish 3 days of hard work.

You might think I’m crazy, but I’m excited to return home to the Snowpocolypse that Boston has apparently become. I’m excited for a snowy weekend watching House of Cards on Netflix, of course after my long training run which will probably be terrible.

For Valentine’s Day, Roomie and I are attempting to go to one of my favorite new restaurants in Cambridge but we will see if the snowy weather permits! What are your weekend plans?

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