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Sexy Basics Womens 3 Pack Sheer & Sexy Cotton Spandex Boyshort Yoga Boxer Briefs (Large- 7, NAVY)
Sexy Basics Womens 3 Pack Sheer & Sexy Cotton Spandex Boyshort Yoga Boxer Briefs (Large- 7, NAVY)
Offered by Best Brand Basics

1.0 out of 5 stars Not constructed as briefs. Useless because of crotch seam., June 13, 2015
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There is a seam exactly where you don't want a seam, and it is not soft or sewn flat. These are useless. Returning pronto.


Natori Women's Power Yogi High Impact Underwire Racerback Sport Bra, Grey/Black, 32DDD
Natori Women's Power Yogi High Impact Underwire Racerback Sport Bra, Grey/Black, 32DDD
Price: $52.15
6 used & new from $52.15

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Shoulder seam completely ruins the usefulness of a sports bra, June 3, 2015
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I was so pleased by the natural cup shape and freedom offered by the racerback when I first put it on, I was truly thrilled for the first hour. I did not notice the shoulder seam.

I was not expecting perfection. Other reviews are true: band size is off, The 32 does not quite stretch to an exact 32 inches. I wear a 30 and ordered up. If I needed 32 I'd be disappointed. Cup size runs small too, the Panache G is big, and the Natori DDD is just a bit too small. Maybe I'm between sizes. Requires quite a bit of flexibility to pull on and once you are soaked in sweat, very hard to get back off.

What I didn't read on other reviews, the flaw which floored me: the Shoulder Seam. Completely ruins the usefulness of a sports bra. The strap is not adjustable, ok, but the thick fabric, binding and all, is clumsily sewn front to back with a heavy seam. Huge red welts on my shoulders after use. Makes me wonder if I got a second, it is so hard to believe this flaw made it out of design. Strongly recommend Natori fixes this flaw and then it is a four star bra.


Nine West Women's Contigua Riding Boot,Dark Brown,9.5 M US
Nine West Women's Contigua Riding Boot,Dark Brown,9.5 M US
Price: $58.03
5 used & new from $58.03

2.0 out of 5 stars Sloppy fit and finish, March 12, 2015
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Fit as expected, sort of. I own other 9 West boots and knew my size, but have higher expectations. I will return these because the Instep, the area around the arch of my foot, is huge and sloppy like a child's rubber rain boot. I pulled out others to compare and confirm. My old Nine West boots cradle my foot, the area around the arch of the foot fits like a glove. Which is important for all day comfort.

For people reading about the calf, it is very fitted. I am an absolutely medium size 8 and the calf zipped up right over. With no tolerance, anyone skinny would have that odd "jutting out" and anyone muscular or rounder would be uncomfortable. Odd how the calf is so fitted and the foot is sloppy.

Zipper is lower quality than my older Nine West boots, clunky metallic teeth which catch the welt, because it is sewn in a bit imperfectly. No comparison to old Nine West boots, smooth tiny teeth on a nearly invisible zipper, sewn in exceptionally neatly.

Leather is not as buttery soft as my old boots either.


The Cautious Canine-How to Help Dogs Conquer Their Fears
The Cautious Canine-How to Help Dogs Conquer Their Fears
by Patricia B. McConnell
Edition: Paperback
Price: $6.95
72 used & new from $3.39

2.0 out of 5 stars Didn't meet expectations, but maybe I expected too much, February 7, 2015
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Almost a pamphlet. No super cool information that one couldn't intuit fairly quickly, no groundbreaking real help with my rescue who won't come out from under the coffee table. Comfort the dog and give her treats when she comes out and faces her fears. Great. I was already doing that. (By contrast, I read the same author's booklet on separation anxiety, and learned a lot for my first pup.)


Women's Amethyst Allure Black And Purple Paisley Print Tunic Top - Medium
Women's Amethyst Allure Black And Purple Paisley Print Tunic Top - Medium
Offered by Universal Direct Brands
Price: $59.95

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun colorful boho tunic with slimming lines, February 7, 2015
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Boyfriend said "WOW, nice." right off when I tried it on. The long lines are slimming. The colors and fabric are great. Soft and well-constructed. Fits well in the shoulders, flares to lots of swing around the hips. Arms are a 3/4 length which I prefer, the sleeves won't be dragging. I'm 5'4", and it is good and long, almost a mini-dress length and short enough to wear with tights.


DJT Lady Scoop Neck Long Sleeve Stretchy Irregular Hem Casual Top Blouse Green
DJT Lady Scoop Neck Long Sleeve Stretchy Irregular Hem Casual Top Blouse Green
Offered by DJ Trading
Price: $19.99
2 used & new from $19.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Fun and comfy, good cut, but mediocre quality overall, February 5, 2015
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The sweatshirt fabric is soft and comfortable. Great with leggings. The cut of the hemline is slimming at the upper thighs, the shoulders fit well and lots of swing aroung the hips, and the length is good on my 5"4" height. Downsides: The design is not printed on the back. Glued on rhinestones are falling off after one wash. Mine had poorly finished arm hems, fixable but a lack of finish detail I asociate with buying seconds at Ross or Marshalls.


Hue Women's Curvy Fit Jeans Leggings, Black, Medium
Hue Women's Curvy Fit Jeans Leggings, Black, Medium

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great looking, thick fabric, hard to slip on and off, February 5, 2015
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I ordered a medium based on measurements and the medium fits. True to size, only after I get them on. I reported them as somewhat small for lack of waistband stretch. Getting the waistband up over my hips and thighs is a huge challenge. Once on, they look like form fitting skin tight jeans. Look great. Comfort? Meh. After 12 hours I feel like I am wearing an ankle-length girdle. These leggings don't have the stretch and comfort I associate with cotton tights or leggings. Come summer, in 100+ degree heat, they will be unbearably hot. On the plus side, they are wonderfully designed. Ever have tights which are sky high in front and dip low in the back? (I'm looking at you, American Apparel.) On these, the waist to crotch measurement in the back is very accomodating of a curvy figure.


Lee Women's Relaxed Fit Plain Front Straight Leg Pant, Black Grace Herringbone, 8
Lee Women's Relaxed Fit Plain Front Straight Leg Pant, Black Grace Herringbone, 8
Price: $24.90

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fit perfect out of the package - stretched to a saggy mes, October 7, 2014
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When the package arrived and I tried them on, I celebrated. Wow! Lightweight, bit of stretch, hug my curves, not too big at my lower back, wow. I thought I had scored big.

Then I wore them. By the end of the day, saggy butt and knees, like bad yoga pants. Washing in cold water and hang to dry did not return them to a shape. Too bad, I liked them a lot for five hours.


Orphan Black, Season 2 [HD]
Orphan Black, Season 2 [HD]
DVD
Price: $14.99

4 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not as perfectly plotted as Season One - spoiler free, June 1, 2014
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You did see Season One, right? Every twist and turn was a surprise, a roller coaster reveal. But it made sense, there was internal logic to why characters took actions at key points.

It is meandering now. Every week I'm saying "now why would he (or she) make that choice?" "Oh, to further the plot and set up the next scene." Writers get time pressure, and I get disappointed. Still watching, still amazed at Tatiana Maslany's multiple characters and her subtle mastery of blinks and motions, the little things that make individuals different.

"When will they reach the end? Hope this doesn't drag out to nonsense like Lost" my wise and impatient partner says. The story is suitable for a miniseries, not an endless ten season NCIS-type run.
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Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek
Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek
Offered by Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Price: $9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible story of real life eighth grader with guts and charm, May 30, 2014
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Maya reads and follows advice from a 1950s teenage popularity guide, working on a topic a month while attending 8th grade in Brownsville. I enjoyed the hell out of the story of her year, just the right mix of goofiness, sadness, and triumph.


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