I actually didn't like a single piece from last year's SeaWheeze merchandise. But this year has a lot better looking stuff in my opinion. This mosaic pattern is my favorite! I got it on ebay on a whim. I mean I literally only found it 5 minutes before the auction ended, and I didn't think I'd get it! I only paid a small premium for it. It retails for $68, so I figure if I were to pay 10% tax on it, I would have paid around $74. I got it on ebay for $86 (+ shipping). It was pricey, but not horribly so, especially considering SeaWheeze is just over. I figure if I had gone to Vancouver for it, I would have paid much more on travel costs lol. So I'm ok with that. After I got it and confirmed how cute the pattern is in person, I'm totally ok with it!
The inner shorts are in this fun stripey pattern:
I got this skirt in size 4, my regular Lulu size. I actually tried on the Track Attack skirt in the store when it first came out a couple weeks ago in love red. I put on size 4 and actually found it to be very loose fitting. So I was kind of afraid that this skirt would also be too loose. Apparently I bought it anyways, and it actually fits well I think! It's still on the looser side, but definitely not too loose, and not as loose as what I remember of the love red ones. Here are some close ups:
The inner shorts are actually quite long and can peek out from under the skirt:
I'm not sure if I'm a fan of that look though. I kind of prefer seeing just the skirt. So I can hike the shorts up a little and then they stay completely hidden under the skirt. I can't even feel the difference at all comfort wise.
Oh yeah, and here's the cute SeaWheeze logo with the mermaid on top of the normal Lulu logo! This is so cute.
|From left to right: Splits59 Ashby tank in yucca, Lululemon electric orange cool racerback, Lululemon wish blue cool racerback, Alo Sport bamboo rev tank and Alo Sport zen layer back tank|
I was trying to figure out which of my existing shoes work the best with this skirt. I really wish I had all black shoes!! But I think my Nike Frees in gray/crimson (bottom left of the picture below) works. The middle ones, Nike Frees in violet, also sort of matches the colors in the skirt but I feel like it's a little bit too busy. On the right I have on my New Balance Minimus Road shoes which are mostly white with pink trim. The pink is a little off, but it's do-able since it's not overwhelming.
Anyways! So fun to figure out different things to wear with this skirt! I am happy I have it, even though it makes me a little sick to think about how much I spent on it lol. Well... the escrow process on my condo is going well so far, with the last contingency (loan) to be removed this week. So hopefully this means lots of cash for me in the near future to pay for frivolous things like this!