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    03-26-2013, 11:09 AM
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Well you could always get implants if you really want something there
     
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    03-26-2013, 11:31 AM
  #22
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Well you could always get implants if you really want something there
That's alright. Socks and kleenex work just fine, except when it rains... ;(
     
    03-26-2013, 11:34 AM
  #23
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Originally Posted by jinxremoving    
That's alright. Socks and kleenex work just fine, except when it rains... ;(
The secret is putting them in a zip lock bag and then they are waterproof for ya.
     
    03-26-2013, 11:43 AM
  #24
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Originally Posted by jinxremoving    
I've been planning on getting the Airowear for a while, but I can only get the female version.

Do you think where it's shaped a little differently in front to allow "extra room" that it would be a problem for a guy? I guess I'm wondering if the gap would be big enough for concern? I know vests are supposed to be snug all around and since I can't try it on before ordering... I'm a bit conflicted if it's worth ordering or not.
Check out the ones at Big Dee's. They carry generic Airowear vests.
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    03-26-2013, 05:35 PM
  #25
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Originally Posted by jinxremoving    
I've been planning on getting the Airowear for a while, but I can only get the female version.

Do you think where it's shaped a little differently in front to allow "extra room" that it would be a problem for a guy? I guess I'm wondering if the gap would be big enough for concern? I know vests are supposed to be snug all around and since I can't try it on before ordering... I'm a bit conflicted if it's worth ordering or not.
I think Airowear does sell a guy and/or not curvy female version of the vest. I distinctly remember calling the store and asking which vest I needed since I'm a little small up top.
     
    03-26-2013, 05:49 PM
  #26
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Airowear Ltd

Here's a link to the guy's vest.
     
    03-26-2013, 06:14 PM
  #27
Yearling
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Originally Posted by jinxremoving    
I've been planning on getting the Airowear for a while, but I can only get the female version.

Do you think where it's shaped a little differently in front to allow "extra room" that it would be a problem for a guy? I guess I'm wondering if the gap would be big enough for concern? I know vests are supposed to be snug all around and since I can't try it on before ordering... I'm a bit conflicted if it's worth ordering or not.
I could possibly take a picture of mine on if you want to see it. It appears quite flat when on
     
    03-26-2013, 09:14 PM
  #28
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Originally Posted by KylieHuitema    
I could possibly take a picture of mine on if you want to see it. It appears quite flat when on
Sure!

I know Airowear sells male vests, but I cannot get it from the distributor that I plan on buying it from. Also, like a lot of things in the equestrian world the male equivalent of certain items always seems to be a bit higher priced lol.
     
    03-27-2013, 09:18 AM
  #29
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Originally Posted by jinxremoving    
Sure!

I know Airowear sells male vests, but I cannot get it from the distributor that I plan on buying it from. Also, like a lot of things in the equestrian world the male equivalent of certain items always seems to be a bit higher priced lol.

I will be sure to do that tonight (:
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    03-27-2013, 09:23 PM
  #30
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Warning: Ipad pictures :p

Okay here is my airowear vest, right when I grabbed it off the hanger. It was very stiff and flat when I grabbed it, since it is activated with heat to conform to a body. In the summer it was a lot easier to mold with just my hands, but it was 90F out then, and it's 40F right now.
http://db.tt/yyhhfBsm

I put it on and it was tight around my curves, but within 5 minutes it shape to my body and kind of "disappeared" where I barely noticed it.
http://db.tt/LETNQPg0
The picture does not do it justice at all.

I took it off after 5 minutes, and it went flat to having indentions to where my breasts are.
http://db.tt/l7R4cA0w


I really, really wish I had a working camera right now to really show the molding effect these vests have. I love how the shoulders have adjustments on them, and the sides. If you are flat chested, it will mold to that. I wear a medium about as half as tight as it can go, and I am a B32. I would just look at a sizing chart and go from there. I actually ordered medium and large at the same time, and tried them both on to see, and sent the large back (: Hope this helps!
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