I did some blathering during the winter about how much I love and adore Icebreakers base layers and I mentioned that their Sprite sports bra was the next thing on my wish list. So, I wished, I shopped, I acquired and I've been testing three of these babies all summer for weights, tumbling and outdoor chores. Results? This bra = YAAAASSSS. What do I love? Practical things first: the bra is a smidge tight to put on, but once on, it supports the girls beautifully...even during tumbling ;). (Note: I am an A cup, so support happens pretty easily. If you're a larger cup size, check out the Rush bra instead, which is designed for higher impact activity and offers greater support). This bra washes super easily - soak it for a few minutes in a mild soap and water, rinse out and lay flat to dry (no sun needed: shade..or under the bed on a towel (not that I do that ;))...also works). Boom. Done. The fabric gets even softer as you wash it. One of my favorite things about this bra is that even when I sweat in it, I don't get cold! You know that disgusting clammy feeling you get when you start to cool down after sweating because your clothes are wet? Not in this bra! It dries quickly on the body too! Great color selection is another plus: a couple of neutrals and some fun colors. The bra is unlined, but features inner "pockets" which would easily hold foam inserts if you want to be sure of no show through (steal some from an old bikini ;)). Alternatively, you can use the pocket to hold Kleenex or other small, items (if you don't care about weirdly-placed lumps, chapstick, a credit card or an inhaler would fit. One reviewer mentioned keys - I think one would be fine...a whole set might be..ouch..but, still, it's a nice option!). Bottom line: if you're looking for a mad practical, comfortable workhorse sports bra, this is definitely one to collect!
Brie (Hi!) More re: me under About. I'm the moving spirit behind this little life-meets- fashion fairy tale world.