Must-Have Wardrobe Additions: 5.11’s Abby Tight and Penelope Jacket

Stylish, well designed and purposeful clothing is something many of us seek when shopping for a new piece to add to our wardrobes. Recently at The WON, we reviewed 5.11 Tactical’s Abby Tight and Penelope Jacket, 2 pieces you’ll surely want have hanging in your closet. 

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5.11 Abby Tight 

Are you into fitness and exercise, or just enjoy wearing a pair of super comfortable tights? If any of these apply to you, you’ll have to check out the 5.11 Abby Tight.  

If you’re like me, you love pockets, especially in clothing that doesn’t usually have them. The Abby features pockets on both of its side thigh panels and a hidden one on the right front waistband. Perfect holders for an ID, keys, phone or even a pepper spray canister. 

Abby Tight pockets

The attractive Abby Tight is made from fabric with moisture-wicking and anti-odor properties. It’s a perfect piece for those days when we sweat glisten while working out. 

Abby tight workout

Another well-thought out feature in the Abby Tight is the Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) panel detail at the knees. This rubberlike material is abrasion resistant, tear resistant, smooth and extremely flexible. 

Abby Tight knees

Available in sizes 0 to 16 in 3 colors: black, cabernet and tundra. MSRP: $89.99

5.11 Penelope Jacket

Everyone needs a cute lightweight jacket to wear with tights, jeans or even a sundress. 5.11 Tactical’s Penelope Jacket is perfect for just about any occasion. 

The designers of the Penelope Jacket thought of everything when it came to pockets. Dual ReadyPocket compartments with Velcro closures are located on both sides at the front chest. It offers a convenient place to store a phone, documents or other items you need. 

Penelope Jacket Dual ReadyPocket

For those who need more storage, 2 pockets with easily accessible flap magnet closures are located on the chest. And of course, there are 2 hand pockets for anything extra. 

5.11 Penelope Jacket

An interesting feature of the Penelope is the cape coat detail at the back. Not only is it stylish, but it also allows for easier drawing from concealment for those who carry at their back. 

Penelope Jacket Back

Available in sizes XS to XL in 3 colors and fabrics: light wash indigo in denim and tundra or black in canvas. MSRP: $59.49

Read our review of 5.11 Tactical’s Abby Tight here and Penelope Jacket here

  • About Michelle Cerino

    Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, is the managing and social media editor at The WON. Michelle is the president of Cerino Consulting and Training Group, LLC, a firearms training company she built with her husband Chris in 2011. Her path in the firearms and outdoors industries is ever progressing. She is writing, hunting, competing and doing contract work for major manufacturers.