5 Year Basic Tee
I have a number of 5 year tees in all the variants and the crew neck is by far the most disappointing. I cared for this tee above and beyond what's indicated by the tag and low and behold bacon neck! How is it that MJ's multipack t-shirts can avoid this issue but a premium lulu shirt cannot! Needless to say from now on I'll be purchasing the "high" V neck version of the 5 year T only even though it's selection is often the most limited.
January 13, 2015
Very impressed and would like to buy more, however both in store and online are sold out of mediums.
January 11, 2015
Do NOT buy this shirt, as it has a tremendous design flaw. You would think that a shirt named the "5 year basic tee" would last longer than 3 months, but you would be mistaken. You'd also think that $54 for one shirt would get you great product, but you'd be incorrect again.
I bought 3 of these shirts over the course of several weeks because they fit great and were extremely comfortable. However, after no more than 10 washes, the collars of each of them started to deteriorate tremendously. I have 3-yr old Hanes and Fruit of the Loom cotton undershirts that are more FAR durable than these 5-yr Tees.
I ended up returning them to the store because the collars were so ridiculously loose and malformed. The customer service was fantastic, and they took all the shirts back for store credit. The guy behind the counter even acknowledged that he has several of these shirts, and they did the same thing to him in a matter of weeks too.
Lululemon makes some great stuff, but this shirt definitely does not fall under that category.
January 4, 2015
Great shirt except for the collars
I'm a bit of a Lulu fanatic and own quite a bit of their clothes but I cannot recommend these shirts. The collars end up scalloping after a few months even with delicate wash and no dryer.
December 27, 2014
Where's the Black T???
I love this Tshirt. I have a few of them, but I am STUNNED that I can't get it in black anymore???
How can you not have a Black colour in regular stock!! Its a basic colour that NEEDS to come back ASAP!
I went to the store this week and they said that Black is now dark grey???
This needs to change now. Not having a black T is like not having black yoga bottoms!!!
Thx for listening to my feedback. I hope change will happen.
September 30, 2014
Honey I shrunk the shirts
i first bought two of these shirts and was told by the girls at the store that these shirts would not shrink as long as a dried them on low with no fabric softeners. Well it turns out that after 1 was both shirts have noticeably shrunk to the point that I can no longer wear them. Being the loyal lululemon fan that I am, I purchased several more shitrs, which have been great as long as you do not put them in the dryer. I just wish I would have known that before I ruined two shirts.
September 16, 2014
Not Quite There...
I bought two of the five year basic tees (orange and white/grey) recently. I was SO happy with the fit and the comfort level (fabric is GREAT) that they provided me right away. However, I am VERY disappointed in how much the vibrant orange (with the square on front) has faded into a shirt that does not stand out how it should after just a few washes following the recommended washing method. As well, the shirt collar has not remained as crisp as it should, forming slight waves in it. I hope these issues are rectified in the future or else it is hard to see myself spending that sort of money on a shirt that wears away so quickly.
September 9, 2014
Didn't even last 1 wear!!
I was quite excited to buy this shirt for my boyfriend! He looks great in lulu shirts , so why not add to the collection. He wore it out and not even a full days wear it was wrecked at the back of the shirt piling! I was furious! So not what I expected .
August 26, 2014
Odd rip in shirt
I recently ordered my husband the 5 year basic top in white (this was his third top in white and he has several other colours too- he lives in these shirts). Just the other day he went to take it off and it ripped just below the lululemon crest. We were so disappointed becuse we've never had a bad experience with our lulu gear. This product still deserves 5 stars because my husband loves these shirts regardless
August 4, 2014
Fairly solid, but some flaws
Overall, I love these shirts and currently own three of them. However, all three seem to develop same flaw after the first wash - rippled collars.
The collars all ripple after the first wash, but don't get worse with subsequent washes, at least not yet. That said, I was surprised and a bit bummed with the rippling.
One other suggestion - shrink or move the tags. The tags become quite annoying after a while.
July 6, 2014