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Anyone tried "SmartSlim"

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  • Anyone tried "SmartSlim"


    I'd be interested to hear any feedback???

  • #2

    I have been wearing pantyhose under my breeches for about 15 years. I was so excited to see SmartSlim and give them a try. I am happy to say that I have gotten a pair and they really are fantastic. They are so much more comfortable than pantyhose and best of all they really work to smooth out the cottage cheese and keep the jiggle under control.

    Some of my favorite things about SmartSlim so far:

    They're actually comfortable

    The waistband does not roll down. With pantyhose, I was constantly adjusting and hiking the waist up just praying that they would stay put while I was in the ring. I won't even begin to talk about the bulges that were caused when the pantyhose waistband did roll down.

    The material is much more substantial than pantyhose but isn't hot. I've ridden in these several times now and have washed them. No problems. They seem like they're going to hold up for a long time.

    They are about ankle length and have the same I guess you call it squeezieness all the way down so I don't get that line mid-thigh where the control top portion of the control top panty hose ends.

    I'm sure I'll have more to say after a few more rides, but thought this might help a little bit


    • #3
      What's the sizing like, do they have a lot of stretch?
      I would hate to look like a sausage!


      • #4
        They do have a lot of stretch but also have the right amount of sqeeziness. I don't think you need to worry about looking like a sausage.


        • #5
          Are they cotton-y or more of a nylon like spanx?
          A proud friend of bar.ka.


          • #6
            They're definitely not thin like Spanx. The material is much more substaintial than Spanx but not heavy and hot like cotton.


            • #7
              I've been wondering how they were. Thanks for the review!


              • #8
                Does anyone know how true these are to their sizing.


                • #9
                  I just LOVE mine. I have long legs, so the bottom goes to just below mid-calf. Order a size larger than you think you'd need and go from there. The fabric is divine, it totally wicks away sweat.


                  • #10
                    Great, I've been wanting to spend some money
                    "We need a pinned ears icon." -MysticOakRanch


                    • #11
                      I just bought a pair too...don't forget the free shipping code eaohfs49...it will save you $7.95!!!!


                      • #12
                        Does anyone else think they are hot? I rode in mine last night, and even though it was just 70 degrees, I found them to be hot. They were definitely not slippery like Spanx, though.
                        A proud friend of bar.ka.


                        • #13
                          I usually wear my UnderArmour with the same effect.
                          I can't remember if UA makes HeatGear pants.
                          I'm an UA Addict.

                          (might try the Smart Slims though...)


                          • #14
                            I know everyone is sick of the VPL talk, but do these get rid of VPL? Are they thick enough?


                            • #15
                              Based on Coreene's recommendation, I bought a pair.

                              When worn with full seat britches, I found them incredibly uncomfortable - like sand paper on the inside of my thighs. And my skin was bright pink when I took them off.

                              chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Hunter Mom View Post
                                Does anyone else think they are hot? I rode in mine last night, and even though it was just 70 degrees, I found them to be hot. They were definitely not slippery like Spanx, though.
                                I wore mine under similar conditions for the first time last night. I didnt' feel overheated until I was done riding (or perhaps just didn't notice) and it took me much longer to cool off. I can't imagine wearing them all day or at a show where it's going to be more than 75-80 degrees. They did stay dry despite my "glowing". TMI, I know. Sorry.

                                My only other complaint is that although the waistband did not roll (as advertised) there were two "belt loops" on the outside of the waistband which had some sort of metallic thread woven in which was VERY irritating to this Princess's skin. The seams down the insides of the leg did not bother me which surprised me.

                                I think I'd be more inclined to wear these (minus the "belt loops") under dress slacks to be perfectly honest. I didn't see the "slim" part come together for me, but they definitely created a smoother line.


                                • #17
                                  Janet, sorry that happened to you. I've ridden in them with jeans and half chaps, knee patch and full seat breeches and never had a problem. I love them.


                                  • #18
                                    I am glad I'm not the only one who foudn them rough. I figured it was because I hadn't washed them. Overall, they're ok.

                                    - no VPL
                                    - sucks in the fat rolls on tummy
                                    - stayed put under breeches

                                    - fabric is scratchy
                                    - hot
                                    A proud friend of bar.ka.


                                    • #19
                                      I'll try them again after washing.

                                      chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).


                                      • #20
                                        I like mine that I bought. I have some full seat breeches that the fabric is light and I tend to get rubs so when I use the smart slim they help a lot. I like them. I do not wear them every day but they work well for me.