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Mermaid Camo Leggings

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White sandy beaches may take the spotlight, but Florida is home to 1,000 freshwater springs, the highest density in the world. The springs are amazing at the surface, but grab your mask and jump in - another watery world awaits.

    1. Raw hem and internally stitched bar-tacks allow for customizable inseam lengths of 31”, 29”, 27”, 25”, and 23”. Crop to 7/8ths length or customize for your height. Learn how here.
    2. Streamlined pockets on the side of both legs for your phone, wallet, snacks or sunscreen
    3. UPF 50+ sun protection (max rating achievable)
    4. Fibers mechanically engineered for quick dry, moisture wicking and breathability
    5. Resilient 4-way stretch and recovery for shape retention in and out of the water
    6. Tag-less, wide waistband for comfort, added security and fold over option
    7. 100% chlorine, sun, saltwater and sunscreen resistant
  • 88% Repreve® RPET (recycled polyester made from post-consumer plastic bottles), 12% spandex

UPF 50+ Sun Protection (Max Rating Achievable)

100% Fade-Proof From Chlorine, Sun & Saltwater

Anti-Microbial = Smell-Resistant

Fibers Mechanically Engineered For Quick-Dry & Moisture-Wicking

Made From Recycled Materials

Waterlust in the wild

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Advocate Apparel Inspired by the Floridan Aquifer and springs

Florida evokes daydreams of white sandy beaches and palm trees – but perhaps the most magnificent water in Florida lies just out of sight. In the Sunshine State, water fills the limestone cavities of the Floridan aquifer beneath our feet. This is the source of drinking water for 92% of Floridians. But this water is not always hidden - where it finds its way to the surface, it forms marvelous freshwater springs, which support not only human life in Florida but also incredibly diverse and unique aquatic ecosystems. In fact, Florida is home to the highest density of freshwater springs in the world – more than 1,000 of them dot the karst landscape of the sunny peninsula.

Unfortunately, increasing development and growing pressures on water resources are having negative impacts on Florida’s springs. Over the past 15 or 20 years, Florida’s burgeoning population has had a plethora of consequences for the springs, namely decreases in flow due to over-pumping and a transition from native underwater grasses to nasty algae. Nitrate levels in the springs have skyrocketed and ecosystem dynamics have changed as food webs are altered.

10% of profits from your purchase of this product are donated to the Alachua Conservation Trust

"Thanks to the support of Waterlust and its customers, ACT's Young Leaders for Wild Florida Program continues to successfully provide youth education on freshwater springs protection and land protection to Florida's future generations of leaders. Partnering with Waterlust on these efforts is both rewarding and critical to conserving Florida's precious natural resources."

Tom Kay, Executive Director

the Alachua Conservation Trust

Customer Reviews

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Stephanie (Beaverton, OR, US)
Sad about the fit

I was excited to receive my first pair of Waterlust leggings. Unfortunately, the gusset seam is sewn unevenly and there is a bit of empty fabric that hangs down unattractively. These were discontinued and ineligible for an exchange. My email wasn’t responded to. I guess I will wear them as pajamas. Will not reorder from Waterlust.

Hi Stephanie,

I am sorry to hear that you did not receive our emails! We responded to both inquiry emails you sent us regarding the fit of your leggings. Sometimes our emails can get lost in spam folders, sadly. We would still love a chance to make this right! If you would like, you can email me directly at camilla@waterlust.com so that we can resolve this issue and get you in gear that you feel comfortable and confident in!

Best,
Camilla and the Waterlust Team

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Samantha Rapp (Oak Harbor, WA, US)

Absolutely love it. My second pair of leggings and I'm definitely getting more.

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Mpls2254 (Rosemount, MN, US)
Beautiful!

Much thicker than I expected, but that's not a bad thing! Colors are incredible - very bright and beautiful. Deep pockets are great for holding a large phone while walking; deep enough to keep it secure even when running.

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Emily Allison (Somerville, MA, US)
Super long! But super cute and comfy

Haven't had to really wear them yet; bought them for winter disc golf/hiking. Tried them on when they arrived and seem to fit comfortably without cutting in too hard in the waist area. Very long. I am 5'3" about 125 lbs and the medium is perfect.

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Laura Marques (Littleton, CO, US)

Mermaid Camo Leggings

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Jan Whittinghill-Howland (Benson, AZ, US)
I don’t care for the tops

I would like a longer top. I’m in my sixties and the small top is not flattering at all. If it was longer it would look nice.

Hi, thanks for your feedback! We'll definitely take that into consideration as we hope to slowly expand the product line to offer styles that everyone can be comfortable in.

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