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Ellie Fitness Subscription Box Review + Coupon – April 2018

Anna Reilly
ByAnna ReillyApr 24, 2018 | 1 comment

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3.2 overall rating
54 Ratings | 20 Reviews

Ellie is a workout wear + gear subscription! Each month you'll receive a complete outfit and some additional workout accessories/tools.

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You can now choose between a three-item box or a five-item box. This is a review of the five-item box, which is $49.95 per month.

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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About Ellie Fitness Subscription Box

The Subscription Box: Ellie

The Cost: $39.95 a month for 3 items or $49.95 a month for 5 items. Free shipping within the Continental US. $6.99 shipping to Alaska and Hawaii.

The Products: Each month, you'll pick from three fully styled fitness outfit, including items like a top, a bra, and a bottom. Choose the 3-item box to just get clothes, or get the 5-item box to also receive two fitness accessories.

Good to Know: Ellie offers subscribers the option to nab exclusive "add-on" items after they receive that month's box. Even if you choose to skip a month of the subscription, you'll still have the chance to nab certain add-on items.

Ships to: the US only

Ellie April 2018 Review

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Each month, you get to choose one of three fitness outfits that you'd like to receive. (You have until the 4th of the month to pick.) You can also skip the month and not be billed. And in the meantime, your membership will grant you access to their catalog of discounted fitness wear and gear.

I didn't choose in time, so Ellie chose my outfit for me. This is the "Desert Sage" look for April 2018.

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Here's everything all together! I liked the olive color in the photos online. With the top and the leggings on, it is a LOT of olive, but I think it's pretty flattering on my skin tone.

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Marika Strappy Slay Crop Tank in Lichen, Size Medium

This semi-sheer polyester blend top is lightweight and breezy—great for a run or a quick trip to the gym. But the cut is a little off on my body. It's intended to be a cropped shirt, but it ends up hitting me kind of close to where a normal shirt would fall. With it right on the line, it's hard to tell where the shirt wants to be. It's a little wonky. But because I'm always reaching for some simple top to throw on over a sports bra in a pinch, I'm going to hang on to this little guy.

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Balance Collection Celeste Ankle Leggings, Size Large

I really love the color of these leggings and the soft, almost jersey-like feeling of the material. The leggings feel as comfy and soft as a knit shirt (rather than the thick, smooth, synthetic feeling that most leggings nowadays have). The high waist is also nice. The open criss-cross detail on the side is going to take a bit of getting used to, by which I mean, I'll have to spend some more time in the sun so that my legs don't look quite so pale peeking out from behind them!

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Marika Dani Sports Bra, Size Medium

I like this nylon-spandex-blend bra. It's comfy and secure without being super tight. The straps in the back are wide enough and set in a way that they don't create any odd bulging or lines on me. The front has a netted texture that makes it a little different from an ordinary black bra. Especially on warmer days, I really like racerback bras—they make my broad shoulders feel free and breezy.

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Marika Slim Waist Pack

It's the fanny pack of the future! The bright colors and windbreaker fabric may have fallen away, but this sleek, black pouch still provides the same service as the original fanny packs of the 80s and 90s. This one has enough space for flat items like my phone, some cash/cards, and a key or two. Depending on what you stow inside, it can either be worn on your hip, around the front or my favorite, against the small of my back. The waistband is adjustable, but I can say that even when let out, it's still pretty tight around my size 10 hips.

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Ellie Steel Water Bottle

The fifth item of the box is this Ellie water bottle. It's a great quality steel water bottle that was shipped separately from the rest of the package. The only thing I'm not so hot on is the fact that this bottle used to arrive as a gift with purchase rather than one of the valued items for the month.

Verdict: I liked this month's outfit, though some of the details weren't my fave. The cropped/not cropped top is probably the item that gets the most side-eye from me, but as I mentioned, I won't let this functional look go to waste. The leggings are comfy, and the sports bra fits great. The fit of the waist pack could've been a bit more comfortable, but it's still useful. And the water bottle is great, though I feel like it should be a bonus item rather than one of the featured items as it used to be. For about $50.00, I got 5 items, meaning I paid about $10.00 per item. That feels pretty fair for the quality of the clothing I got in particular!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Yes! Shop while it lasts.

Coupon - Use code CART20 to save 20% off your first box!

Value Breakdown: The five-item box costs $49.95 (with free shipping, as I'm in the continental US). That means the average cost of each item is just $9.99.

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Ellie is a monthly workout gear clothing subscription! For $39.95 you get a 2-piece fitness outfit, which often includes a top and a bottom. Opt for their 3-item box ($44.95) to add on a sports bra, or a 5-item box ($49.95) and you'll get two additional work out accessories, like sliders, resistance... read more.
Anna Reilly
Anna Reilly
Anna loves collecting little treasures, be they pop-culture finds, handmade mementos, or new potions to put in her makeup bag. Beauty boxes got her interested in the subscription world, but now she's swooning for all things kawaii!

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Anyone else choose one of the other outfits this month & not receive it yet?

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