Luna Loungewear by Love Notions

First things first, I am really happy to have been recently added to the Love Notions Promotion team- this means that I am compensated a nominal amount for the patterns I test, and I am now an affiliate and will receive a small percentage from pattern sales that result from clicks from here. I will always note affiliate links, and you can read more about the Love Notions affiliate program here. My reviews will continue to be completely honest, transparent, and hopefully helpful.

I have been telling myself for months that my comfy lounging wardrobe needs a refresh- I have a few pairs of pajamas that I change out seasonally, but all have basically been worn to death. It’s hard to prioritize lounging clothes when I only wear them for a short period each day. I work outside of the house (business casual), and go out a lot on the weekends (public casual), so loungewear, for me, is a small but important portion of my wardrobe. My requirements for loungewear are 1) decent level of bra-support without being overly constrictive (I do light exercise in the evenings and these were fine for planks, squats, and lunges) 2) lightweight pants or shorts because it gets mega-hot upstairs in my sewing room 3) not-terrible looking for when Church people come knocking on my door for unannounced visits. The Luna set hits all the right notes for me!

Click here for the (affiliate) links to the ladies, girls, and bundled patterns. And here are the pattern features for the LADIES Luna set (I only tested the ladies version):

Layers? Yes
No-trim pages? Yes
Measurements for bands? Pattern pieces provided with marks for placement/ stretch. Measurements provided for FOE
Print Chart? Yes
Sizes XS-XXXL (B 33-49.5″; W 26.5-41.5″; high hip 31-50″)
Variations Optional shelf bra, waistband drawstring, pockets; shorts or capris
Finishing Tank bands can be FOE or knit binding; shorts/ capris waistband is turned under with inserted elastic; 1” hem
Pattern Details Lengthen/ shorten lines provided; marks for binding placement; pockets are understitched
Fabrics Tank and bindings should be in a stable knit like cotton lycra; drapier knits like rayons will hang differently; shorts can be knits or woven

And now for the pictures! Overall the tank is fitted through the bust, then looser through the waist and hip; the shorts have a good amount of ease through the hips and thighs. I felt comfortable enough in this to walk through my neighborhood to get to the ravine to take pictures, and then slept in it that night. It’s a win for me!

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This ravine is less than a block from my house- I was hoping for some shady sunrise pictures, but the walls are pretty steep and I lost my light quickly. In case you’re ever wondering, almost anywhere can be a pretty spot for pictures.

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Of COURSE I used my Piccadilly Disco girls and stripes! Except I am running out, so I used solid black for the back and bindings. These pockets are perfection.

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Always, always greet the sun like a lover’s kiss. By the way, I’m not wearing anything except the built-in cami here. Pretty good, yes?

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Tip for tripod selfies – it’s hard to get the focus right if you don’t stand in the exact same spot- you’ll notice that in all of these I’m standing on a rusty metal scrap sheet. I used it to mark my spot to help keep things consistent.

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Super, duper comfy.

 

 

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