General Overview This is my 2nd Lucky Gi that I've owned now. The first one, the Black Lucky Gi review can be found HERE. It is a great read to compare the differences between the two, so I would recommend reading that one before this review. I won't be going over FIGHTPLANET.ca's customers service this time, because there isn't a better Canadian MMA/BJJ gear supplier out there than them. Quick, helpful, and reliable. Support 'em if you live in Canada; they don't ship to the USA currently. This review will be broken down into the following... Part 1: Lovato Gi Details - material description - construction - Recent updates / how this Gi differs from the other Lucky Gi Part 2: Lovato Gi Fit (Pre-wash) - how it fits before wash - how the Size compares to the Black Lucky Gi before wash Part 3: Lovato Gi Fit (Post-wash) - how it fits after wash - how the Size compares to the Black Lucky Gi after wash Part 4: Durability / Rolling / Feel... tba -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Part 1: Lovato Gi Details Material Feel One of the very first things I noticed about the Lovato Gi is how SOFT it is. When you keep hearing about how soft the gi feels inside AND out, they are not lieing. Especially on the INSIDE. I've seen some descriptions of people saying that there is a seperate layer inside the gi, like some sort of seperate soft lining, that is not true; there is not a seperate lining on the inside that's sawn in. It's one of piece fabric, the inside is more soft than the outside, but both sides are quite soft comparing to other Gi's like Atama, or even the regular Lucky Gi's. The inside of the Gi almost feels like the inside of a zip up hoody. It's soft and almost fuzzy to the touch. I've never worn a gi that felt that way before. If you ever got gi rash burns on ur arms/body, you're probably not going to get it from this Gi lol. The regular Black and White Lucky Gi series have been described by the manufacturer as being "620 grams, which puts the weight right in-between a typical single weave and a double weave." Here is a close up picture of exterior material on the regular Black Lucky Gi The new LOVATO gi on the otherhand, has a description of being "made from a super light weight weave." Here's a close up of the exterior of the Lovato Gi As I was saying before, the INSIDE of the Lovato Gi is extreeeeeeeeemely soft like the inside of a zip up hoody. Take a look at the material on the inside: Construction No update here really, refer to the other Black Lucky Gi review for construction overview, but they are made identical, and are reinforced in the same spots as well. Example of the reinforcement in the side of the skirt Recent updates / how this Gi differs from the other Lucky Gi's The 2 biggest differences you are going to notice between the regular Lucky Gi's and the Lovato Gi is 1.) Material construction (it's softness, and possibly weight) and 2.) The lack of knee pads. Without having the gi shrunk down to my perfect fit yet, I can't comment too much on the cut. Keep in mind that Lucky Gi's are designed for people with an athletic build.