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Lululemon Small Black Shopping Retail Bag What Would You Do 540

This is a small black shopping retail bag that customers get when they purchased something small from Lululemon. They pose the question, what would you do if nothing stood in your way?

Here is a full view of the front of the bag. You can see the black fabric straps here. 

Lululemon Small Black Shopping Retail Bag What Would You Do 540

Lululemon Small Black Shopping Retail Bag What Would You Do 540

Here is a close up of the answers: I donate everything I own and start from scratch; Learn Every Instrument; Live Off the Grid; Take My Mom to Italy and make olive oil; Steal my dog back from my ex; and elope with the next person I fall in love with.

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On the other side is more replies.

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Here is a close up of those answers: keep a running high 5 count; write for free, for trade, for everybody, for no one; get a unicorn tattoo; be a stay at home parent; go surfing, have sex and eat tacos; move to paris and open a used and rare book store.

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On each side of the bag, there is the red omega Lululemon symbol. It says, what would you do if nothing stood in your way?

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Here is the inside of the bag. It has a snap button close.

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I saw this question on twitter. I thought that it was clever. I’ve only seen a couple of these bags lately. Have you seen them yet?


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Lululemon Large Retail Shopping Bag Yoga Pose Photos 519

This is a Lululemon large retail shopping bag that has yoga pose photos on one side and the manifesto on the other side.

Here is a full view of the front of the bag that shows several yoga pose photos. You can see the black fabric handles.

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Lululemon Large Retail Shopping Bag Yoga Pose Photos 519

Here is a close up of each group of the photos. There are also overlaying drawings as well.

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I wonder where each one has been taken? Are they all in North America?

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I wonder if the yogis are Lululemon ambassadors in their city?

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Here is the large red omega Lululemon symbol on the right hand side. It says, live free’.

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This is a view of the side of the bag. It is black fabric.

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Here is a close up view of the inside of the bag. It says, ‘Help us help mother earth. Please re-use this bag.’

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This is a full view of the other side of the bag. This is the famous Lululemon manifesto. It is famous for listing company affirmations. (Somebody made fun of this manifesto and made a parody bag.)

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Here are some close up of the affirmations or sayings. They have been put on several of the bags. Some bags have different sayings on them.

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My favorite is, ‘Do one thing a day that scares you’.

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‘Dance, Sing, Floss and Travel’ is on some tops!

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I love this bag because I love the photos of the yogis posing, which is very inspiring! And of course, I love reading the different sayings from the other side. What is your favorite Lululemon saying?


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Lululemon Small Black Shopping French Version Retail Bag 512

This is a small black shopping retail bag that customers used to get when they purchased something small from Lululemon.

Here is a full view of the front of the bag. On this side, there are black and white photos of people in different yoga poses, diving or running. There are sketches: a dragonfly, birds, flowers.

You can see the black fabric straps here.

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On the other side is the famous manifesto but it is all in French. I must have gotten it when I went to the Lululemon store in Montreal!

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For those who can’t read French, here is the English version.

On each side of the bag, there is the red omega Lululemon symbol.

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Here is the inside of the bag, again, in French, giving the recycling suggestions.

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These smaller bags are seen everywhere here in Vancouver, especially downtown. I see people who use them for lunch bags. You don’t see this older bag as much though. Do you re-use your retail bag from Lululemon?


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Lululemon Small Black Run Run Retail Shopping Bag 509

This is a Lululemon small black retail shopping bag that has ‘run run’ on it.

Here is a full view of the front of the bag. There are short black cloth handles and a snap close.

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Lululemon Small Black Run Run Retail Shopping Bag 509

Here is a close up view of the side of the bag. It shows part of a large red omega Lululemon symbol.

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This is a close up of the inside of the bag. It says, ‘I’m a #5 polypropylene plastic. When I’ve finally worn out, check your local recycling program to see if they’ll take me.’ And then in French.

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Here is a close up view of the words,’ run (omega Lululemon symbol), run.’

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I love this bag because I am a runner. Of all the different sayings on bags, this one means the most to me personally. Does anybody know of any other runner sayings on other retail bags?


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Lululemon Small Super Hero Shopping Retail Bag 442

Here is a small Lululemon super hero shopping retail bag. It’s nice and colorful! It has a cartoon and comic look to it with all the figures and sayings.

Here is a full view of the front of the bag.

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Lululemon Small Super Hero Shopping Retail Bag 442

The other side has more of the same with a super heroine wearing a scoop top and a cape. It says, unwrap your super powers!

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This is the side. It says lululemon athletica with the white omega Lululemon symbol.

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In the inner fold, it has this label, ‘My super power is_____’.

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You can see the short black handles here.

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This bag was different from other bags in that there is a zipper. I haven’t seen any other small shopping bags that have a zipper.

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This was a fun bag to get! I have the large version as well. I still see these bags on the streets of Vancouver. Does anybody still have their super hero bag?


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Lululemon Large Black Poser Retail Shopping Bag 404

Here is a Lululemon large black retail shopping bag that has the word, poser on the front.

Here is a full view of the one side of the bag. You can see the word, poser, in big white letters.

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Lululemon Large Black Poser Retail Shopping Bag 404

This is a view of the side. It shows a large red omega Lululemon symbol in a circle.

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Here is a close up view of the inside of the bag that says what it is and what it is made of in English and French.

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This is a view of the straps. They are shorter than some bags.

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I love this bag because of the ‘poser’ on it. It is quite popular here in Vancouver and you can see people carrying it. Does anybody still have their ‘poser’ bag?


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Lululemon Great Excuses Not to Go to Yoga Retail Shopping Bag 399

This is a Lululemon retail bag that has great excuses not to go to yoga sayings all over the front.

Here is a view of the front of the bag.

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Lululemon Great Excuses Not to Go to Yoga Retail Shopping Bag 399

Here are some of the sayings:

My wallet is feeling tighter than Santa’s trousers.

response-breathe deeply and do some asanas in your living room with a favorite yoga video

I’m not flexible.

response-you know who’s flexible? people who do yoga.

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There’s too much traffic.

response-ride your bike or even rollerblade (your friends will forgive you).

I don’t have enough time to sleep, let alone downward dog.

response-five minutes of savasana does wonders for tired minds and bodies

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Yoga is a fad.

response-people have practiced yoga since 300 BC. it’s not going anywhere.

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I’m engaged in too much ‘merriment’ and am now too dizzy for handstands.

response-yoga will increase blood flow to get your juices flowing…and your head to stop pounding.

Last December, when I asked my Uncle Doug and Aunt Judy to join me at hatha they thought I was a cult member.

response-families that stretch together.

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This says that this bag is #5 plastic and may be recyclable, in English and French.

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Here is a view of the side of the bag. It shows the red omega Lululemon symbol.

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Here is a view that shows the black straps and snap button.

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I love this bag because it’s so funny and rings true sometimes. Lululemon has such a good sense of humor with these bags! Does anybody remember this bag?