Tuesday, May 30, 2017

REVIEW: Belcorva Clothing (& GIVEAWAY)

I was contacted a couple weeks back by the folks at Belcorva. They reached out to me and asked if I wanted to give a pair of their bottoms a try. Affordable Quality Activewear for Women?! Uh... YES PLEASE!

Source@belcorva's Instagram Feed

As normal, the hardest part was picking out my top choice in designs. I narrowed it down to the Black & White Stripe Capris, the Pixel Capris or the Blue Floral Pant (finally deciding on the Black & White Capris because I thought those would go with the most outfits and the capri length would probably be the most forgiving with my short legs).

I may not lay out a #FlatCarlee for every workout, but when your gear is this cute,
you've got to, right?! Top: lululemon, Socks: PRO Compression, Sports Bra:
Handful, Capris: Belcorva, Watch: Garmin

I was waiting patiently stalking the mailman for their arrival! When they were delivered I couldn't wait to go for a run.


Not only is the quality amazing (they are super stretchy and soft, yet not too delicate feeling like I could rip the fabric while being active in them), but... POCKETS! The company was started by a husband and wife team {Robby and Lindsey} and the wife knew we need somewhere to stash all of our goodies. When Lindsey was training for her first full marathon she noticed most activewear lacked pockets or places to store fuel, phone, or car keys when participating in a race - coming up with the idea for the brand! I love that when the pockets aren't in use, they're barely noticeable.

My phone fit easily in the pocket and didn't move while I was running

The pockets may seem small, but they are mighty ;) 

I've been able to go for multiple runs in the capris (from short, recovery runs to long runs including speed work), as well as a yoga session and a normal "day around town" {I realize I've been wearing them often, but I wanted to get in a few different activities so I could report fully}. I found the back zip pocket is perfect for keys, while the leg pockets are great for my phone, fuel and even #CarleesTreasures! The first time I ran with my phone in one of the pockets I checked every few minutes to make sure it wasn't working its way out, but there was zero movement (the only slight issue I had was my camera lens fogged up due to my body heating up/ sweating - but a quick wipe with my sleeve fixed that).

Made sure to get in an assortment of activities (running, yoga, biking, walking the pup, etc) to fully test out these capris

And I just HAD to share this series of pictures because they were too cute not to (even if my downward dog form isn't the best)

And I feel like I need mention their logo. It's the sun rising over the mountains. On March 30, 2016, Lindsey lost her little brother to suicide. The company's logo depicts the saying, "It's always the darkest before the dawn". They hope their logo will be a sign of hope for those people who are in a dark place. Just as the sun rises, good things will come again.


BREAKING NEWS: I'm not just here to tell you about how comfy and cozy these capris are... I'm here to give you an AWESOME opportunity to win a pair for yourself! AWWWWW YEAH! Winning is easy, all you need to do is enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter below and then cross your fingers (and maybe toes and eyes while you're at it)! 

This giveaway will run through Monday, June 5th at 11:59pm PST. The winner will be contacted via the email address associated with their Rafflecopter account and have 24 hours to claim their prize. All entries are verified, so be sure to complete them or a new, random winner will be selected (I don't want you missing out due to a technicality).

PS In case you aren't the lucky winner, don't worry, you're still all winners in my book! Use "MCDOT10" to save 10%! 

107 comments:

Jessica Naca said...

I love these active pant and the large side pocket on them!!! I really am obsessed about the pocket for my phone because I don't loke wearing my arm band. The best color for me is the black with mesh! Thanks for the giveaway!

Maureen Alley said...

I loved the striped pair. They are fun.

Megan DalSanto said...

These are so cute! I've made sure to enter! Love your website!

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Amy Scott said...

I would probably pick the striped pair! I love that there is a pocket for your phone or even for gels/gu if you're running a longer race.

Kelly Wu said...

All the yays for pockets! I love so many of the styles. I'd probably pick the black with stripes capri

Carrie Cousins said...

Black and white stripes! You can wear any color top with them.

melissa said...

My favorites are black and blue paint and blue floral.

Katie said...

I liked the navy mesh capris, or the purple stripe (💜💜💜).

You had me at the pocket.

jessiewynne said...

I love the striped pair you are wearing, but I have to say, I love the Pixel pattern!

KimJ said...

Yay for pockets! Love the striped pair and the camo looking ones. But mostly, love love the logo and it's meaning. What a story of beauty from ashes.

Jenna Lou said...

I love the striped ones! And that pocket is perfect! They look like great quality. :)

Marcheta McKinley said...

I have been wanting to try these!!

Jessica Dentone said...

The stripe pair is amazing! Thank for you sharing. Their stuff is great!

Emily S said...

I love the purple camo print! I started following this brand on Instagram awhile ago but have yet to make a purchase. A free pair would be so much fun!

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Ashleigh said...

Running pants with pockets!!

Megan Biller said...

I would probably choose the black mesh - black goes with everything!

Ashleigh said...

And Black Lace is stunning!!

Allison Foley said...

I love the story behind the company and they are so cute. Hoping to give them a try!

Mattie said...

Love the striped pair, but the navy Capri is nice too!

MVB said...

So cute! I'm torn between pixel and black/blue paint.

Jen said...

Black and grey shorts!

The Thrilla in Utila said...

They look amazing. I love the stripes!

Erin Risk said...

I love the striped ones but the Pocket Capri - Pixel are also super cute.

Krissy said...

SUper cute! Love the black rose capris!

Tracy said...

Floral swirl or black with the mesh panels for sure.

laura pignataro said...

Wow these are super cute. And they have a drawstring!! I like the black lace Capri and the purple camo Capri.

Adrienna said...

Love the plaid capris and the ones with the gray stripe. Those pockets are awesome!

Daisy Gomez said...

Black and white stripes!

erindegroff said...

I love the black and white stripe combo!

Anya said...

I love the ones you chose! Super cute!

Sarah said...

I think I would love the Black 5 inch shorts, however those are currently sold out. So the Black and Gray 3 inch ones.

Amie said...

Love, love the black and white striped capris! So cute!

Daniell Vecchione said...

I love the Black/White as well. So cute :)

Danielle Haskins said...

I love the black mesh

Caitlin said...

Pockets are the best thing ever! I'm loving the pixel print :)

Nicole Decker said...

The pixel print are very cute!

Lora @ Crazy Running Girl said...

I love the B&W striped!

Sarah said...

Pockets are a must!!! Running my first marathon soon!

Lisa said...

I would go for the pixel, blue floral or light grey and white floral swirl.

Jessica Johnson said...

I love the blank and white stripes! They would would perfectly for the Run from the Cops 5K I have coming up later this summer :)

Rooskie said...

Def entering this one 🙌🏽🙌🏽😍😍

Tami said...

I love the black and teal plaid leggings!

Elle Taylor said...

Stripes!!

Laura S said...

I totally love the stripe look too, it is so fun and playful, I think I'd go with the dark purple and white stripe over the black and white, since it is a subtle touch of color!

Missy said...

I have yet to find a pair of tights or capris for running that properly fit me. They always start sagging in the crouch area and I am constantly pulling them up throughout my runs. It's caused me to be afraid to try anymore brands. Did these stay put for you?

Desi said...

I would pick the black and white stripes too. I'm a sucker!

As good as it Gets! said...

Carlee,

You had me at pockets :)

Megan Johnston said...

I love so many of them! Black and white stripe are a great classic, but I love me some color so the dark purple and white stripes are awesome too! xoxo

Sarah Snyder said...

These are SO GREAT! Just checked their website - they look comfy AND affordable! I would go with the polka dots! They're adorable and L O V E the pocket!

Erica @ Erica Finds said...

I love my Black Mesh ones! I would go with the Black with stripe (less stripey than yours which I love on you!) or Navy. I'm boring. Maybe maybe Purple Camo #outofmycomfortzone!

Christy said...

I'd choose pixel! I love the colors. Then probably the dark purple/white striped.

Andrea Trulove said...

I LOVE these striped capris!!! 😍😍 They'd go with everything! AND pockets are a must for me!

Jackie Ashley said...

I love these capris! They look super cute on you!

Shiduna Townsend said...

If I won, I'd pick the black & blue paint mesh capri. They are really cute and I'm loving the pocket!

Jessica said...

I don't think I'd struggle to find a pair of these I would love! Love love love the pic of Walt doing yoga!

Stephanie Abdon said...

All of them are cute...I'm stuck on the pockets!!

Lauren Boldizar said...

LOVE the stripes and how cool are those pockets?! LOVE, love, love!

momof4boyz said...

The stripes are so cute!! love them and the pockets

Elizabeth Behrendt - Kinesiologist said...

blue floral!!

MollyKingsley said...

Definitely the black and white stripes! SO CUTE!

Lourdes said...

Love the purple camouflage. And yay for pockets.

Serena Powell said...

I would probably go with the Black and Gray Crisscross pattern if I won.

Julie Burleson said...

I loved the black rose print! Super cute!!!

Lisa Verdon said...

Anything!! Loving capris with pockets!!!! Rock on!

Tara Kniskern said...

I've been wanting to try these! Love the amazing variety of designs!

Brittany Whitley said...

My favorite pattern is definitely the black & white stripe pocket capris!!

JessicaS said...

I'd get the black and white strip capris for sure!

Jamie said...

I like all the cute patterns but stripes are my jam!

Alicia Lagendijk said...

I had considered these a little while ago...and may have been eyeballing that same pair!! SO cute!! And, POCKETS...huge WIN!!! ��

Miranda K. said...

I love a good capri with pockets. I like the navy mesh pair.

katy_dyer said...

I would absolutely get the stripes! I love stripes!!

Gabriella said...

Purple camo! 😍

Chelsea B. said...

Pixel! It is so much fun looking :)

redaussie3 said...

Purple camo for sure! Super cute!

Georgette C said...

I love the purple camo pair! These look great.

Unknown said...

pockets - love! the stripes are awesome as are the black mesh! - kim k.

Nikki Fahey said...

I like the stripped ones

Gina Marie said...

I would love the black mesh bottoms.

Thanks for the chance to win!
wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

Ashley said...

I would probably choose the pixel! I'm a firm believer that workout clothes should be as bright and obnoxious as possible... probably why I own a pair of donut printed leggings!

AER-Runs said...

The pixel pattern is my favorite! So fun and bright!

Danielle Fogerty said...

it's my birthday on Sunday SO PICK ME!!!

Bree at Clarity Defined said...

Oh gosh!! How do you choose?! I mean, I've been stalking shorts lately and those look like a GREAT length for me, but the blue floral is STUNNING!

Wehaf said...

I like the blue floral print best.

josephine said...

these look pretty cool! im boring with my pants so i'd go with the black mesh.

Ben and Jack's Momma said...

The pocket is awesome! I would choose stripes...that is my favorite color :)

Emily Cottrell said...

I love a good work-out capri! And these look AWESOME! I love stripes! AND I LOOOOVE POCKETS! (for some reason, women always get the short end of the stick when it comes to pockets (or the shallow end--can't even put a chapstick in some of the pockets we get). These look amazing!

Jolene said...

Love the stripes, but I would have to go with the black and gray crisscross!

Sadie said...

Pocket Capri - Navy Mesh would be my choice.
Sadie B.

Rih said...

I would love to try these! So excited for the pockets! My first choice would probably be black, but I would love to try a print like the purple camp of pixel. Hard to choose just one!

Anonymous said...

I'm into the Pocket Capri - Dark Purple and White Stripe.

Ash said...

I like the black rose!

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caroline said...

I love that they have pockets!! I would go for the black or navy mesh I think

caroline said...

I love that they have pockets! I would go for the black or navy mesh I do believe

Angela Saver said...

I would choose the Pocket Capri - Pixel! I love these!

Nichole S. said...

I am not a big fan of patterns, so I'd have to choose the black or navy mesh capris. But those would go with everything!

Reca Porter said...

I love the purple and whit stripes!

Sharon said...

Love the black and white stripe!

Terra Heck said...

I would choose the Pocket Capri - Black with Stripes. Thanks.
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

Erin M. said...

I LOVE the black/white stripe with the pocket! So cute!

Jenn S. said...

Love the side pocket!

Danielle Magee said...

I would choose the Pocket Capri - Large Pocket Black Mesh.

Kristy Robertson said...

Capris are the only way to go! And side pocket?! YES PLEASE!

Melissa said...

So excited! Love the pocket!!!

livinglovingrunner said...

I love these pants!

Tera Halverson said...

So cute! And I just love how the brand is dedicated to their brother.