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Sea Turtle Survivor Leggings

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The unique scalation on their carapace, flippers and head makes the sea turtle a geometric wonder of patterns and colors. Our print features the earthy tones of Chelonia mydas, commonly known as the green sea turtle, a mysterious and charismatic nomad of tropical and subtropical seas around the planet.

    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

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Fast, free shipping

We ship orders same or next business day. Free priority shipping on all U.S. orders over $135, free express international shipping over $250.

Packaged responsibly

We lovingly prepare each one of our orders for its journey to you using the best packaging materials we can find with the least environmental impact.

Free returns + exchanges

Free within the U.S. International orders must pay return postage. Exchanges orders can be placed immediately with an instant credit.

Happiness Guaranteed

We stand behind every product we make. If you have a problem, we will solve it with the relentless determination of a salmon swimming upstream to spawn.

Advocate Apparel Inspired by the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

A solitary species that rarely interacts with others outside of mating rituals, sea turtles struggle to survive from the day they hatch out of their egg. Sea turtle mortality rates are depressingly high, about 99% of juveniles will meet their demise before reaching sexual maturity.

6 out of the 7 species of sea turtles are listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as either vulnerable or critically endangered. Marine turtles are threatened by pollution, marine plastics and debris, climate change, boat strikes, poaching and bycatch, and habitat loss.

10% of profits from your purchase of this product are donated to The Florida State University Marine Turtle Research, Ecology and Conservation Group

“Waterlust support allows our lab to collect biological and ecological data on sea turtles both at their foraging and nesting areas, to inform their management and conservation.”

Dr. Mariana Fuentes

The Florida State University Marine Turtle Research, Ecology and Conservation Group

Customer Reviews

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Kathleen Williams (Louisville, KY, US)
LOVE the print

Love sea turtles and this reminds me of the shells. Leggings are thicker since it’s recycled plastic. I do normally wear a medium and these are a little big and I would have sized down.

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Leslie Lockhart (Mountain View, HI, US)
I adore this pattern!

Must be seen to be appreciated. Longtime wanderlust fan! Happy customer!

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Megan Schyvinch (Homosassa, FL, US)
Awesome leggings

I wasn’t sure how these would fit; everyone’s sizes vary a little, but they are excellent! I’m 5’9” and 225# and the 2XL was a little looser than I thought it would be, but fit quite nicely! The waist and lengths are great, they stay up well when working out and the pattern is gorgeous! I love talking sea turtle facts to people who ask about them!

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Ali (Bradenton, FL, US)
Absolutely LOVE

I am 5’9” usually a medium or a large. I went with the mediums and they fit perfectly! I can’t wait to get on the water and wear them!

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Charlie Vexa Fox
Amazing Leggings

Aside from the awesome fact they are made from recycled materials, these feel and look amazing. Print is very vivid and does not fade, great pockets and fit. Highly recommend!

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Celine (Minneapolis, MN, US)
Extraordinary!!!!

You know it's a good find when your husband exclaims, "They look even better in person!" I couldn't be more thrilled with these. Not only do they fit great and have lovely deep pockets, the fold-over waist option is lovely and the ability to trim their length is a WINNER (especially for shorties like me at 5'1). The cherry on top is the beautiful pattern and wonderful cause it contributes to. So pleased and have already ordered another pair. :)

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