Tag: leggings

Outdoor Research Essence Tights

Outdoor Research Essence Leggings Gear Review

For winter 2015, Outdoor Research added the Essence Tights to their lineup of women’s base layers. As a merino wool fiend, I was extra stoked when they sent me a pair to test as a part of #ORInsightLab.

The Outdoor Research Essence Tights are a pair of lightweight leggings composed of 88% polyester and 12% merino wool, aka drirelease® Merino. The tights are quick drying, breathable and moisture wicking. Flat lock seam construction means there’s no fabric bits and bobs rubbing against you on long days out. An anti-odor FreshGuard® finish keeps you smelling fresh. An elastic waistband prevents the tights from hanging out around your ankles.

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Aether Apparel Elite Leggings

Aether Apparel Elite Leggings Gear Review

A good pair of leggings is really hard to find. Some are too tight, some too loose. Some too thin, some don’t give enough support. Some show too much, and some have questionable manufacturers that I just can’t bring myself to support.

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