ashley b

ashley b

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ashley b's Passions

Hiking & Camping
Snowboarding
Biking
Yoga
Skiing

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 29, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I love these bindings. They simply work and get the job done. Work for most skiing conditions and can hold up when you rally on them hard. Never had an issue with the release once I got my proper DIN adjusted and ski them pretty much anywhere (120lbs but ski a DIN of 8). I recommend this binding to anyone skiing all mountain or big mountain lines. They also have a great brake selection to fit a lot of different ski sizes which is super nice if you need to update your current binding.

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 29, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
Size Purchased: 6.0

Whats not to love about some simple Vans? I like these and wear them pretty much every day. They are simple and fit true to size. I have wider feet so they do have a little bit of a "vans break in" period but after a few days they fit just fine. Would recommend.

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 29, 2016

3 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: True to size

I like the style of this, is cute under any tank for sure. However as the other reviews state there is zero support. So hopefully you don't need any cause its not going to happen. If you need more support I would go a different route for sure. The material is super soft but also thin so be warned.

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 24, 2016

3 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 0"
Size Purchased: small

So, what can I say? This thing looks pretty cute! However, there is no support, as mentioned in other reviews. So beware when trying to make this work with any shirt that is also thin. I don't require much in terms of support but don't need to let everyone know its cold outside either.

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 24, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 0"
Size Purchased: small

I bought this in a size small, it fits pretty true to size. The only thing I do not like about this is the narrow cut at the top (your bra can show) but the bottom is flowy which is a nice change from the tight fit of other tanks. I am happy with the color and after a few washes it is still holding up strong without color fade or pilling.

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 23, 2016

3 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: Runs small
Height: 5' 0"
Weight: 120 lbs
Size Purchased: small

This actually has a nice design as far as the cut goes. I do like how the neck comes up high, as mentioned in another review that makes it perfect as an undershirt. The material feels nice and I do like the color, my one complaint is that the bottom hem on this is not stretchy at all, in fact for me (wide hips) that is the most snug part which is hard when taking on and off. Otherwise good layering piece or undershirt.

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ashley bwrote a review of on March 16, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
Fit: True to size

I purchased this item for my brother since he has to have Holden everything, but this is what he says:
"I love these Pants! They fit true to size and look good. They are more of a tailored fit and not too baggy. They are super warm for being such a light weight material. I had to zip the vents down in spring conditions. There is only one zippered back pocket, and the other "pocket" is sewn shut but no biggy!" Needless to say he was pretty pleased with these and he didn't require a belt for his steeze points!

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ashley bwrote a review of on August 17, 2015

3 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: Runs large
Size Purchased: 6

I really like these, I normally wear a 6 and got the size 6. The length works great but I do feel like I have to tighten the straps down quite a bit (wish there was a 5.5) but overall great for pretty much anything. I have been using these camping or going to the beach or just walking around all day. Its nice wearing a sandal like this versus a flip flop since you don't have to worry about them coming off depending on the activities you are doing. I initially got these to try out before I get a pair for my mom (Chacos hurt her feet ) and I gotta say, Teva always rocks with making super comfortable soles. The only cons I have are that when you get these wet they can be slippery so tighten them down, and also when wet they take forever to dry out it seems. I got them in the Eiffel Tower color and am a fan, except the sole of them I wish were darker, maybe black, since they seem to get dirty and stain really easily. However, I am going to purchase another pair and think if you like to run around in the mountains or lakes but want a reliable shoe grab at the Lux!

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ashley bwrote a review of on August 17, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Size Purchased: 5

These are great, made from "yoga mat" material so it is nice and squishy. I love the design of these and the material straps are a nice break from a traditional flip flop. I get a lot of compliments on these (and now I am seeing way more women wearing them) and I feel like they are versatile to wear with pretty much anything, even on the way to yoga! I read the reviews and it said that they run large, I am normally a 6 and got a size 5. While the length of the soles are perfect I do feel like the straps were a tad tight until I broke them in. Wish they came in 1/2 sizes since that would have fit me just right.
-P.S I totally threw these in the washing machine the other day just to see how they would hold up, came out clean with no issues but I let them air dry.

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ashley bwrote a review of on August 17, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: Runs large
Size Purchased: 36

I was very new to this brand, never owned a Birkenstock before in my life, however always wanted one. I've always been hesitant on the price (I am super cheap) however once they arrived in and I tried them on I understood. Everything about these was made with quality materials and durably put together. I am a size 6 so I had ordered a 37 but my feet were swimming and I had to tighten them all the way down. So I exchanged for a 36 and they fit perfectly. I am glad I didn't go with the traditional Birkenstock style look, this is still cute but slightly different design and buckles down so you can walk for a while with them. I recently took them to Rome and walked around everywhere all day long (sometimes 8 miles a day!) and in the 100 degree weather these were super comfortable and didn't make my feet hot. All in all, super impressed and now scoping out a few more styles to purchase.

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ashley bwrote a review of on August 17, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I recently purchased the Limelight 3, it is very easy to set up and even has the poles color coordinated to help you. The footprint comes included and is a super nice feature since it is fitted to the tent specifically. Spent 3 days in Escalante, Utah and it rained off and on the whole time but everything stayed nice and dry thanks to the rain fly that buckles into the tent. The large vestibule is great and was nice not having to bring wet shoes into the tent. The reflective cords on the corners of the tent were a nice feature as well. I highly recommend this tent to everyone since the quality and durability will go through many years of good use.

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ashley bwrote a review of on July 12, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
Size Purchased: 6

Quite possibly every single woman's most favorite pair out their. I think I lost count on how many I have now, I keep purchasing these for my mom (she has pretty sensitive feet and toes and really likes the feel of these flops) The straps don't hurt and the mush material molds to your feet and really does feel great. They have some great quality materials that last for a while and you can seriously put them through the test, I have hiked in them, gone to the ocean, rode some cruiser bikes, traveled well you get the idea basically they can go anywhere and they stay on your feet thanks to the extra straps. At the great price once you wear through your first pair just go onto the next, plus they make them in so many different colors to choose from. I dont think I can honestly say I have had any issues with mine, they made a great product. SOLD!

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ashley bwrote a review of on July 12, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Originally I got this for myself and then I got one for my roommate since she loved mine so much. These are cool, Osprey continues to make awesome gear with great quality. Its a small, lightweight pack great for hiking or biking with just enough room for your cell phone, keys, multi tool or a bike tube. The main compartment holds your bladder which is easy to fill since it has a handle to grab for easy access to open and close (seriously nice feature!) I also like that the bite valve has a magnet to keep it out of the way and keeps it from getting dirty so you don't end up sucking in a wad of dirt at all. Overall totally recommend this pack to everyone and get lots of compliments on the design when I am up on the trails riding around.

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ashley bwrote a review of on July 12, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 1"
Weight: 120 lbs
Size Purchased: small

These fit so great and I just love all of the patterns these have. Comfortable, lightweight and cute. I wear these to work, yoga, skiing, pretty much versatile and can be used anywhere. I like the quality so far I have not had any issues with any pilling after washing at all and no color fading. Sizing is perfect, I am 5' 1" and Small fits me just fine ...never disappointed.

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ashley bwrote a review of on November 20, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This thing is pretty great, can fit anything from groceries, wet beach clothes, camping odds and ends. I have taken it everywhere, and comes with a little stuff pouch to make it nice and small. Super convenient and lightweight.

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ashley bwrote a review of on November 20, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: Runs small

I like the way these look, they are cute and you can roll up the bottoms and I am a sucker for shorts with good pockets, the only down side is I think that they are slightly a little small/tight in the waist, but then again I do have big hips :)

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ashley bwrote a review of on November 20, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

These are great, they are comfortable, not restricting and fit great. They are a tad noisy (if that is a thing that bothers you) but mostly they work for any occasion especially if you will be moving a lot outside. I have taken these on long cruiser bike rides in the summer, they stay on (don't ride down too much) and keep me cool since the material is light.

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