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Ex Officio Give-N-Go® Lacy Tank : Travel Underwear Gets an Upgrade

Let’s face it, nothing sounds less sexy than travel underwear, right?  Wrong,! Ex Officio’s new Give-N-Go Lacy Underwear just changed everything.

Their lace-trimmed camisoles and underpants are fun, frisky, and totally functional. I’ve been wearing the Women's Give-N-Go Lacy™ Tank Top around for a couple of weeks, and I really like it. Made out of Ex Officio’s Give-No-Go Stretch fabric, a 94% nylon/6% spandex blend, this lightweight “undershirt” is ideal for cool temps when I need a little something under my blouse. The stretchy fabric wicks well and dries fast, so I stay comfortable even if I’m active.  The tank also packs small, which is essential for me since I only travel with a carryon bag these days. 

Ex Officio has tinkered with their  Women's Give-N-Go® line since the last time I tested one of their tanks, and I think the new styles are  much improved  The tanks are cut three inches longer for one thing, so now I can wear an undershirt that actually covers my stomach! 

They’re also cut more generously, with a more relaxed fit.  The last time I tested a Give-N-Go tank I tried a size large and I had to squeeze into it; it looked like a child’s top because it was so short. The  Give-N-Go Lacy™ Tank Top is much more comfortable; it feels like a top actually made for a woman’s body!  In fact, the top runs big. I went down a size, to a medium, for the best fit. For a snug fit, I can comfortably wear a size small.

I like the wider straps on the tank, too. I’m normally not a fan of lace because I find it itchy and…a little bit goes a long way.  Still, I have to admit that I like the look of this tank. The lace makes it look more like a woman’s tank than a sports top. From the first time I wore it, I have never noticed the lace at all against my skin. For some people there might be an adjustment period. As a tall woman with an ample chest, I’m always happy when I can find clothes, especially under garments, that fit well.

Ex Officio’s Women's Give-N-Go Lacy™ Tank Top is available in sizes XS-2XL, in a variety of light and dark colors, such as Black, White, Nude Wine, and Agave (and more).  Ex Officio also makes Lacy shelf-bra camisole, as well as tanks and bra tops without lace.

Bottom Line: Looks good, feels good, packable, and easy to care for – everything a travel garment should be.--E.D.(Oct. 2011)

BUY ONLINE: $30, click to shop at Amazon.


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