Obsessions: 06.23.17

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So Michelle is still working on those gym shoes, Robin is loving a piece of technology she never knew she needed, and Hannah can’t get enough of Everlane. See everything we’re obsessed with in this week’s And Then We Tried obsessions.


Still obsessed with finding the right gym shoes

Finding the best women's gym shoes for strength training

Update on the gym shoes: Last week I was trying the Nike Metcon Repper D and I thought I just needed to break them in, but they actually just didn’t fit right. I typically wear an 8-8.5 and these were too small in an 8.5 and too big in 9. Guess I’ll be the Goldilocks of gym shoes in addition to paint colors. This week I ordered the Nike Metcon 3s, Nike Free TR 7, and Asics Gel-Fit YUI to try. I wore the Metcon 3s to the gym today and I think the 8.5 might be too big! I’m really struggling here. The Asics Gel-Fit YUI are SO COMFY, but I think I prefer the flat, supportive base of the Metcons. Maybe I need to try Metcon 2s? or the Metcon DSX Flyknit? I’m about to drop some $$$ on gym shoes. Please let me know if you have Metcons and how they fit your feet in the comments! Morgen, lookin’ at you!



Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo obsess

My boyfriend, Tai, came home with the Amaon Echo after winning it raffle style at a charity golf tournament last weekend. We never would have purchased this ourselves—and it still took some convincing for Tai to keep it—but now that it’s here we use it ALL THE TIME. She plays music, tells us the weather, makes our shopping list, and so much more. It’s the device we never knew we wanted. Could also be that we got it for free but still riding the high of new technology! Let us know what other amazing things Alexa can do in the comments.

Victoria Secret Wireless Bra

ATWT victoria secret obsess

With all the new online bra companies, Lively/ Third Love, I haven’t been to Victoria Secret in some time. However, right now is their Semi Annual sale and that was enough to pull me in as I was walking by. I snagged a wireless Victoria Secret push up for $20 and have not taken it off since. It looks really similar to this one and is SO comfortable. I love the longline bottom which supports while still having no wires. I can not stress enough how comfortable this bra is. Already looking at the other styles they have to snag some more.



Everlane Crop Top and Skirt Set

everlane crop top pull on skirt navyI know I just talked about Everlane in Monday’s post, but their newly released dresses are too much. I need this crop top and skirt combo immediately. I have nowhere to wear it, of course, but when has that ever stopped me?

Pretty Little Liars

Guys, the series finale of Pretty Little Liars is coming up this Tuesday, and I’m pretty excited about it. I’ve honestly had no idea what’s been going on in this show for awhile now, but I’ve been watching it for so long that I feel like I just need to see it to the end. Will we get answers? Have I wasted years of my life caring about this show? Time will tell.

This has been another week of And Then We Tried Obsessions, where we share whatever we’re obsessed with each week. Let us know what you’re obsessed with this week in the comments and if you see anything in the wild that you think we’d be obsessed with, be sure to tag us @andthenwetried or use #ATWTobsessions

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