I’ve been sporting Fabletics since they first began and it is far and away the gear that I get the most comments on. I still have pieces that are a few years old which people want now. But that’s the trick, they keep changing the styles.
But then you head to their site and I see the confusion set in…wait do I need a membership?
I’m going to break this down for you, along with what I think about the gear!
- You don’t need a membership
- But you get bigger discounts if you sign up
- You can cancel or pause at any time.
OK SO THAT’S THE BASICS, but let’s dive in to the nitty gritty.
Here’s the deal – they want to make CUTE, QUALITY clothing that doesn’t cost half your paycheck.
One of the ways to truly do that is knowing they can serve you repeatedly. It’s why they can offer prices that are so much better!
How does Fabletics work?
Let’s dive in to a review of the Fabletics VIP membership because that’s the basis of their whole website. You can buy without out it, but the prices are generally double and they exclude you from things like their 2 for $24 leggings.
- You sign up as a VIP Member and get 50% off all prices and free shipping over $49.95 and points towards gear
- Every month you login in and shop the brand new styles
- That’s right you PICK, no pre-designed boxes with things you may or may not want. You decide if you need leggings, a sports bra, a top, shoes, whatever is on your list!
- OR you can go in and opt to skip a month on Fabletics! Maybe you’re traveling, maybe it’s the holidays, whatever you don’t have to get a box, but you still get the great prices.
To skip a month, you just log in to your account and click the button that says to “skip the month”.
If you do this before the 15th, you aren’t charged for the month. This ensures you can keep getting member prices, but only order on months that you want!
Basically the math says if you are someone who works out and wants cute gear, it’s cheaper to be a member than not.
Why I like Fabletics Gear?
I think you can see from the photos that they have some fun styles, but there are a few other reasons that I like their gear. Fabletics leggings come in more colors and patterns than I’ve found anywhere else, which I love because I don’t want to wear black non-stop.
Leggings for Long Legs
Finding leggings that are long enough can be the bane of my existence, but not here! Both their casual outfits and workout have always worked on these stems!
Sports bra variety
Listen I’m not shy about saying I’m in the itty bitty club, I don’t need massive pumped up bras and they offer that! But they also have the serious support providers in crazy cute colors and styles, which makes me happy knowing my friends can get what they want.
Always Fresh Styles
Every month there are new looks, which makes it way more fun to update your style than yet ANOTHER pair of black pants.
Let’s be honest, you have wayyyy to many gray and black pieces. Color adds more fun to your outfit and guess what that totally translates in to your workouts. I’ve shared the science on it!
Staying on Top of Gear
How many times have you pulled on a shirt and thought “ok this is the last time I should wear this.” But then you finish, you wash it, you don’t have time to shop and well…you just keep wearing it.
I have pieces from Fabletics that I’ve been wearing for a few years now and they are still in good shape. I think that speaks to the quality of the gear!
Leggings with Pockets
Most of the Fabletics leggings have a back pocket, but a lot of the newer models also have a side pocket for a phone. I have found that it absolutely fits my iPhone 7, but I probably wouldn’t do many runs with a phone in the pocket because the pants aren’t that tight.
Fabletics sizing review?
The one area I did have to play with a little bit is the sizing.
- Loose tops run very big
- Tighter fits run pretty true to size
- Sports bras run pretty true to size
- Leggings are pretty true to size, but I sometimes feel I need a smaller size to keep them up while running. So if using for yoga, or less intense activities not an issue.
Hope this helps with some of your questions!
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