In a lovely twist of fate, I was recently offered the chance to review some Zakti activewear right before I went away to a yoga retreat for a week – that was half the packing decided for me! I will tell you more about the retreat soon, but first… activewear darling!

I can wear anything from a 14 to a 22 in clothing, but my gym wear is generally 16-20. Zakti items stop at an 18, and so I went for items in sizes 16-18. I did worry that a week of yoga wouldn’t be quite high impact enough to test out sports gear – but all that bending and standing and moving definitely told me all I needed to know about the clothes in terms of how well they stayed up and on me.

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It may surprise you to learn that I have a huge bum, and so I struggle slightly when it comes to finding things that cover my bottom and stay up. I do prefer gym leggings that have a draw string – but I was pleasantly surprised but how well most of the leggings stayed up, and the fact that they didn’t go too see through over my tush! They aren’t something I could wear for super high impact sports, and I did need to pull them up a few times during the lessons, but generally they were very comfortable to wear.

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I’m also a high waisted fan as my tummy is big and rolls things down if it’s not covered, and I only really struggled with one pair of leggings – the the lunge capri. I couldn’t see any solid differences between them and the other styles, so I think it’s just luck of the drawer. All of the other leggings fit pretty nicely, and the fabric wears and washes really well. I love the bright colours and patterns, and how there are so many different length options.

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Now onto the tops… my absolute favourites! The tank top maybe not so much as it was a little small on the boobies, but the t shirts are amazing! Great fabric and a perfect length, even with big boobs in the mix. They didn’t roll up or show sweat patches or cut into my arms, and the necklines were as I like them.

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I think that Zakti makes affordable and fun gym wear, but I would like to see two things… a plus size line that takes bigger bodies into account – but in the exact same fun prints. And of course – some drawstring leggings! There are not enough of them in this world!

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Fancy treating yourself to some Zakti Activewear? The code ‘FFFB15’ will get you 15% off until the end of October. Happy shopping!

*This is a sponsored post. My fee always covers my exposure and reach. It NEVER sways my opinion.*

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