Run: Make It Rain Jacket
Great Rain Jacket!
I bought this in black in a size 4 after the sliver slate sold out which is what I really wanted. I got this in WMTM for $99 and feel it is a good buy for a rain jacket compared to other brands I looked at. I am 5'4" and 115 lbs with a 32B chest. I feel that the fit is good and allows me to layer a tank or slim long sleeve with a hoodie or lightweight fleece under it so I did not size down. I am a 4 in almost everything LuLulemon and this is TTS for me. I wore this in the rain the other day to and from the gym and out and about afterwards and I stayed dry. I also like that the cuff covers the hands just slightly. Only problem I have noticed is that the zipper does not go up and down very easily but its not enough to take a star off.
I have the jacket cinched and it rides up but if I loosened the cinching it would probably not do that but I like the cinched look. I also like that this provides good bum coverage. I also have the get up and glow jacket and that is a little less coverage.
I have not run in the rain in this and probably will not since I bought it more for an out and about jacket for to and from the gym, errands, dog walking, etc. I'm not a fan of running in the rain!
April 15, 2013
Should have sized down one more
I am normally a 10 in lulu jackets so I sized down to an 8, now I realize I should have gone down to a 6. I am 5'5" 140 and this thing is big on me, arms and overall length or too long. Granted I tried it on with a pair of jeans I might feel differently in a pair of running tights. Hey vermontrunner, want to trade? :)
The jacket is top notch as far as specs go, it is everything I want in a rain jacket.
March 6, 2013
Great jacket, but don't size down if you're tall
This is a fantastic jacket. It's warm, versatile, and very nice looking. I got it in silver slate and it's a beautiful color.
One important item to note: many people said to size down in this jacket. I completely disagree if you are a tall girl like myself. I wear a size 8 in everything Lulu and I purchased this in a 6 based on all of the reviews that said it would be too baggy otherwise. Big mistake. The sleeves are too short now. The overhang area that should cover your hands hits me on my wrist, completely defeating the purpose of them. I am 5'9" and 145 lbs and I very much wish that I had bought my normal size 8 (sadly I can't exchange it as I bought it on WMTM).
Oh well. Still happy with my purchase, which should show how much I really do like this jacket.
March 4, 2013
fabulous orange jacket
Love, love, love ... ran the Lake Effect 1/2 marathon last week with this jacket. The forecast was for snow, rain & brrrr. The temp was 31, light precip ... I wore a tank underneath and nothing else. It was fabulous and I looked adorable. My friend and I were the best looking runners there (she has one, too) ... thanks lulu
February 26, 2013
Function over form
No, this jacket is not the most flattering thing I've ever seen. Yes, it does do the job that I need it to. It keeps me warm running in Seattle with just a tank top underneath. It has an excellent hood, and is long enough to cover my butt and keep me from splashing mud onto my backside while I run. I sized down considerably (usually a 8 - 10, got a 6... probably could have gone down to a 4), and do not cinch the drawstring at all, and am mostly happy with the fit. It is still a bit overall loose through the waist area as far as I'm concerned, but as I said, it does the job and at $99 was reasonably priced.
February 24, 2013
My first Lulu purchase
I've been looking for a rain jacket to wear when running for months and came upon this jacket on sale. I was wary to purchase it on final sale, but the previous reviews convinced me to purchase it. I'm glad I did, and sized down as recommended. For reference, I'm 5'3 and 110 lbs. I ordered a size 2 and it fits me very well. There is still plenty of room for a base- and mid-layer underneath the jacket without being too bulky. The jacket hits just below my bum and I really like the extra length. I do not like the way the waist looks cinched, but *love* it uncinched. The only negative so far is that the zippers are a bit hard to zip and unzip. They don't get stuck but it feels like they are getting caught in the fabric, but are simply slow/a bit tough to work.
February 22, 2013
Cute jacket and it fits amazingly on me. I already knew my size from lululemon and so I got this jacket in a size 4. I'm about 5'1 and and 118lbs if it even matters.. But I'm loving this jacket so far !!! And I haven't even worn it out in the rain yet. But if it does ,all i can say is " bring on the rain." I like that this jacket has pockets for my keys,cards, etc. I can go to and from the gym without having to worry about things falling out.
February 21, 2013
My new favorite LuLu jacket!!
I was on the fence about getting this jacket, but I needed a rain coat and for $99, what the heck? I wear this everywhere to the gym, at work, running errands. It doesnt rain much here, but i will find any occasion to wear it. It's cozy, and surprisingly flattering, especially great when layering.
February 19, 2013
Nice everyday rain jacket for all seasons
Just got this jacket from WMTM, and I'm very happy with the purchase. I had tried it on in the store, but at full price it didn't seem worth it. At $99, its a good deal and I think I'll wear it often. I'm 5'5", 119 lbs, and went with a size 4. My usual 6 would have been huge. I only gave it 4 stars since it is kind of a weird cut, it would be better if the drawcord was at waist level.
February 17, 2013
Great price, versatile rain jacket
I bought this jacket to use as an everyday rain jacket & for running. A great value at $99, however, I wouldn't pay the $198 for it. It's got all the amazing lulu features and pockets. I agree with previous reviews it would be nice to have a two-way zipper. Also agree that it's an odd fitting coat, but you can make it work with your body type. I am curvy but usually run between a 4 and 6 in lulu, so I sized down based on reviews I had read. The top part fits great, but the bottom is a little snug over my hips (it doesn't help that I'm 5'2" and its longer on me). wearing it loose isn't so flattering, but when I cinched the waist it actually was pretty cute. Overall a very functional piece.
February 8, 2013