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Fabletics VIP Membership Plus Size Review + Coupon – May 2018

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Fabletics is a monthly fitness apparel subscription co-founded by Kate Hudson. Recently, Fabletics introduced a plus size line of their fashionable workout gear! You can shop their line in two different ways—either you can shop through their regular store or sign up as a VIP member. The VIP Membership works like this:

  • Take the Fabletics quiz, which will let the company know your size, style, and fitness needs.
  • Each month, Fabletics will curate looks that match your preferences. According to the website, outfits start at $19.00 for new members. (I’m not sure if “new members” refers to just your first order, though.)
  • Shop those looks at 40-50% off what you’d get just paying retail, or skip the month. You have to make your decision by the 5th of the month. If you do neither, the $49.95 monthly membership fee will be saved to your account as a credit, which you can put towards other outfits later.
  • As you shop, you’ll also earn points that can be applied to accessories and other cool fitness essentials.

Unlike a lot of other subscription boxes, you are not automatically sent a package each month. You have to go into your account and either decide to add items to your card or skip it. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time, though you do have to call into Fabletics customer service to do it.

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About Fabletics

The Subscription Box: Fabletics VIP Membership

The Cost: $49.95 a month. This price goes towards the cost of the outfits curated for you. The cost of outfits varies, but you’ll only be charged for what you choose to actually buy. If you want, you can choose to skip the month, and you won’t be charged. If you don’t spend your $49.95 nor choose to skip, Fabletics will charge you the $49.95 and just save it as store credit for you to use later.

Coupon: For a limited time, new VIP members can use this link to get their first outfit for $19 (a $49.95 value).

The Products: High-quality, on-trend athletic clothing curated to fit your size, style, and needs. Think leggings, tops, shorts, and outerwear for yoga, running, and all kinds of other workouts. Fabletics is targeted towards women, primarily, but they do offer workout clothes for men, too!

Ships to: Free shipping to the contiguous United States when you spend $49.95 or more. $4.95 flat rate shipping if you spend less than that threshold. $9.00 to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and APO addresses. $5.95 VIP rate to Australia, or $9.95 otherwise.

Fabletics Plus Clothing May 2018 Review

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Their invoice is a standard invoice with details on what was purchased along with 24-hour customer service info.

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The back has some helpful information on Fabletics’ return and/or exchange policy as well.

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This Hello Fresh coupon was also included in my order. Every time I get one of these coupons I am tempted due to the reviews for Hello Fresh by Anna!

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Clare Midi Sports Bra in White, Size 3x – Retail Value $44.95, VIP Price $34.95

OMG! As soon as I saw this sports bra, I had to have it! I absolutely love the mesh detailing on this piece. This is not only extremely sexy, but incredibly functional. This may be the sports bra I received from Fabletics that I feel most secure in. The material is very structured and stretchy. The bottom band is incredibly thick and not flimsy. The mesh details on the back, sides, and front provided added support as well. I can bounce around in this sports bra and not be fearful of anything being exposed. This will be my summer staple in and out of the gym! I plan on wearing this with my friends to PRIDE Fest in June because it is incredibly comfortable, especially in our gross humidity! I feel as though a lot of bodacious babes are predisposed to avoid white clothing like the plague, it has been put into our brains that we aren’t allowed. Forget that nonsense— this white sports bra is everything! Break the rules and sweat in this gorgeous piece! My only complaint is that this sports bra is not available in every color of the rainbow. Fabletics, I need this baby in black, red, olive green, pink, aqua, orange, and yellow— I AM IN LOVE!

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High-Waisted Solid Powerhold Short in Black Size 3x—Retail Value $39.95, VIP Price $29.95

Biker shorts are a must during the summer months. I wear them alone or underneath dresses to keep my thighs from creating a fire from the friction that is known as CHUB RUB. When I saw that Fabletics offered shorts as well up to 3x, I knew I had to try them! These shorts fit like a dream! Fabletics certainly wasn’t lying when they said these shorts are high-waisted. There is absolutely no issue of my dupa hanging out in these— I am completely covered in the front and the back! The fabric is thick and stretchy but has a lot of breathability. These are immensely comfortable to work out or lounge in. I am absolutely in love with these shorts and I know I will get a ton of wear from them along with the sports bra on this order!

Verdict: This month’s Fabletics selections were FIRE! This may be my favorite outfit yet, and that says a lot since I have many outfits I love from Fabletics! I am pleased that they offered both these pieces in plus sizes and hope to see both pieces in different colors and styles as well because they both are comfortable, flattering, and incredibly well made. I truly hope to see them continue to expand their size range with a variety of styles and colors. Especially since they have competitors like Torrid and Lane Bryant that cater to the plus size market for fashionable work out gear.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? The sports bra and shorts are still on the site but in limited sizes. Sign up here to nab this entire look!

Coupon – For a limited time, new VIP members can use this link to get their first outfit for $19 (a $49.95 value).

Value Breakdown: This outfit cost $64.90 + free shipping. The original, non-VIP price is $129.90, meaning I got this ensemble for about 23% off!

Check out all of our Fabletics reviews and other workout clothing subscriptions for women and men in the Fitness Subscription Box Directory!

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Have you tried Fabletics? What did you select this month?

Written by Nicole Rieder

Nicole Rieder

Nicole Rieder is a self-proclaimed clothing fiend and is new to the subscription box world. She loves boxes like Gwynnie Bee because she can play around with styles she may not have before!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

43 Comments

  1. I have a couple skirts I am not wearing due to “chub rub”. I have similar shorts from Fabletics but they are too short to wearing running. I am am going to put them under my shirts. Thanks Nicole.

  2. You look amazing. I’m signing up.

    • Thanks, Rae! I think you will love it!

  3. What is a dupa?

    • Never mind I found the meaning. That’s a new one for me. I mean the definition is new. My duba is old, very old. 😉

      • I had a polish grandma, so dupa was said a lot!

        And dupas of all ages are good!

  4. Pants great, the top… no

    • B, thanks for checking out my review!

  5. Love your review as usual Nicole! And seriously love that bra! I used to wear bike shorts under dresses too but recently discovered Under Summers which are what I would call slip shorts. Super comfy and helpful with the chub rub issues and cute too. Not affiliated with the company, just super excited about my recent discovery and wanted to share. 😃

    • Oooh thank you, Carrie! I have been fortunate to not have to wear shorts as often due to Chafe Zone’s Chub Rub Stick—it is phenomenal! But I will have to check those out!

  6. My low fat self wishes I could have the something more ample to show period. What someone works out in should be about preferences and not body size. Nichole rock it like a redhead.

    • Thanks, Lee Ann! I figure it is all about how you feel and what you are comfortable in. If someone has a problem with what I wear or my body it is their problem, not mine!

  7. Great review, Nicole!!!

    • Thanks, Lisa!

  8. I’m so glad you got that bra! I’ve been debating it, but wasn’t sure cause all the models are less endowed than me. It’s really helpful to hear a review from a fellow busty gal.

    • Youare welcome, MinniePuffin! I try to show a variety of styles, especially to show their fit on my body to help anyone that reads my review! I never stray away from showing cleavage either! Hahaha. Hope you enjoy the bra! It is so comfy!

  9. They look great on you! Rocking it all!

    • Thanks so much, Amy!

  10. I like how much coverage the bra gives, but I don’t like pullover sports bras. I find getting them on and off so awkward.

    • I find getting pullover bras over my ample bosom uncomfortable to say the least

      • They can be for sure, Erica! This one was surprisingly easy! I have had some mishaps in the past with sports bra. This one was ace!

    • Awe, fair enough, Eileen. They can be a bit awkward to remove, I agree!

  11. But what lipstick is that!?!

    • And the sneakers,I WANT the sneakers.

    • Thanks, Lacey! Give me Mocha Megalast Liquid Catsuit by Wet’n’Wild! Their liquid lipsticks are amazing!

  12. Ummmmmmm not sure what to say….top is not very appropriate unless one is working out by herself??

    • Yeah, that’s what I thought. I would wear that under my workout shirt, never on its own.

      • To each their own, ladies!

        • Nicole- I think you look gorgeous!

          • Awe, Thanks, Jenna!

        • Exactly Nicole! I think it looks stellar on you (and I actually own this set as well)! If you’re comfortable wearing it, go for it! If not, that’s ok too. There’s nothing inappropriate about this top in the right setting (gym, sure. Board room? probably not). Let’s build each other up instead of putting each other down ♥

          • Amen, Danielle! I figured some folks would hate this, and that is okay. It doesn’t change how bomb I felt in it and will feel in it next time I wear it. And truly, I want us all to raise each other up. That is why I love doing these reviews. I know how important visibility is and I am pleased to do my part.

        • Thank you for giving a shout out to buxom babes to wear white without fear! Also, pride is loud and proud where I am, in the center of NOLA. Excellent review, because, while I’m not in plus sizes for clothes, I do need those for bras especially jogging!

          • H, I definitely am about expanding minds when it comes to fashion! I am also glad I could help another busty gal find a great sports bra!

        • My low fat self wishes I had something ample to show period. It’s should be about preference on what to wear to the gym and not body size. Nichole no one rocks anything like us redheads.

    • Pretty sure the whole point of the design of that top is to be seen. She can judge what she thinks is appropriate for herself.

      • Thanks, ac! I
        And AMEN!

    • How is the top inappropriate? I’m quite positive it shows less than any bathing suit would. I personally love Nicole’s reviews because I am waaaaay to body conscious and I always think she looks great and the biggest reason she looks great is because she feels great. Confidence always looks better than self-conscious, I don’t care who you are 🙂

      • Maybe it’s the way the picture was taken?? Sorry I didn’t like the top.

        • It’s all good, Snowwhitetwin. You don’t have to like it. It doesn’t mean I will stop wearing it. We all have our preferences and such!

      • Thanks, Traci! Agreeeeeed!

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