A Polished Sweatshirt Dress

February 22, 2018


Spring casual and cute outfit- M Loves M @marmar

Anyone else having a weird week? Maybe because it’s been shorter than normal, or because the weather is incredibly chilly in SoCal, or maybe it’s because I’m getting incredibly nervous about our trip on Sunday. Maybe a combo of all these things? And I hate to say it, but I have a sore throat. How terrible to get sick before our trip right? I’m just going to be in denial and push through. I think I’m totally fine!

We’re heading to Hawaii though- first flight and big trip with the little guy. I do not feel prepared at all. Traveling is always really stressful for me, but now I have someone else to think about too. And while I used to be able to fall asleep on planes, now I will have to be trying desperately to keep Augustine happy and entertained. Happy baby = happy flight passengers = happy mama! I’ll need all the prayers and good thoughts that we have a smooth and easy flight and that the time change goes well, too! If you have any travel tips or recommendations I’d love to hear them though. It will be our first time on Kauai too so we’re really excited to explore! We love Maui but we thought it might be fun to visit a different island!

Go to favorite look for spring - M Loves M @marmar Love these adorable sunglasses for spring-M Loves M @marmar I love how comfy this dress with booties is-M Loves M @marmar the perfect little blue bag for spring-M Loves M @marmar my favorite spring dress style-M Loves M @marmar Love these sunglasses for spring-M Loves M @marmar my favorite everyday accessories-M Loves M @marmar


dress {also in plus size 40% off!}. booties (similar style) . purse (similar style). sunglasses . bracelet . ring . lipstick in The Brides .

I loved this cute dress when I saw it online. It says it’s a sweatshirt dress but the zipper on the back makes it feel a little more polished. I’m always a sucker for details, and blue and white so I think the striped hem and sleeves are what really drew me in. Such a classic piece for spring and summer because of that preppy touch!  It’s definitely not a typical sweatshirt dress although it is really comfortable! I ordered some sneakers to wear with this dress but unfortunately they didn’t come in time. I really like what they look like with the booties, though, and I think they’d be so cute with some spring wedges too! What do you think?

I hope you all are having a good week and staying healthy! I know there’s a really bad flu going around so I hope we can all avoid it!

If you have any Kauai or traveling with baby/toddler tips for me, please leave them below! I’d so appreciate it as we start to pack and get ready to leave!


photos by Vanessa Lentine

  • Louis Dupond

    Beautiful dress, already seeing spring coming back with this great outfit!


  • Natali

    You are looking lovely in this girly dress, love the ruffled / striped details. 🙂
    I’m sorry to read that you’re going on a trip with sore throat but I hope that
    you will anyway have great time in Hawaii with your little one. Have safe travels!


  • Rach

    Sending you guys good vibes during your flight. Just remember, some things are out of your control and that is totally okay! This dress is so cute! I love how it is an elevated sweatshirt dress!


  • Eva

    I hope you overcome that sore throat… last time I travelled, to Berlin, I was ill and was pretty rough, because it was a cold Berlin December and my Birthday, but somehow I could enjoy Berlin! Coming back to Spain wether was awesome in comparison.
    Beautiful dress!!!! You look awesome!

  • Sprinkle ofSurprise

    Omgosh good luck traveling with little guy! How many days are you going for? I hope it is as enjoyable as ever! I’ve never been to Hawaii but always wanted to, someday hopefully! Would love to see a recap of your trip once you’re back! 🙂

  • Ah, this dress has been on my radar for weeks! It keeps popping up on my Facebook as a suggested item I should look at, and every time I’m tempted to bite the bullet and get it. It looks so perfect on you! As soon as I saw it in my BlogLovin feed, I clicked this post because I was so curious to see it on someone besides the Nordstrom model. Thanks for sharing!

  • Tali

    This outfit looks great on you Mara! Good luck with the travels and the little one, I hope it all goes smooth.

  • Nice sweatdress! And hope you have a great trip in Hawaii <3


  • I love the ruffle details on this dress! So fun!

    xo, Carey

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