Dressed in Stripes with Mott 50

 Dress: Mott 50 ‘Toni’ Boatneck Dress c/o // Shoes: Dolce Vita // Hat: Mott 50 ‘Giselle’ c/o // Bag: Rebecca Minkoff // Ring: Kendra Scott  // 

 Would you believe me if I told you this outfit was 50 UPF (ultraviolet protection factor)? Meaning I can wear this outfit out to the beach and look absolutely chic while protecting my skin from those harmful UV rays. It’s the truth! Despite how adorable this outfit is, it’s made with special ultraviolet protection that helps protect from the sun. Mott 50 is a fairly new company that offers “fashion-forward sun protective clothing in soft, lightweight fabrics.” After wearing this dress for the past few weeks (yes, it has been on major repeat), I have become a huge Mott 50 fan! Not only is this dress comfortable, but it also has a flattering fit and can easily be transitioned into the fall with boots! I love knowing that I can wear this out in the heat of the day and my skin is also being protected from those harsh summertime rays! I’m not saying this is a good alternative to sunscreening, but rather an extra layer of protection!

One of my absolute favorite things about this dress, is it is so on trend with the stripe pattern! I am loving all striped dresses lately, from t-shirt to maxi dresses! Shop some adorable striped options here 

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32 Comments

  1. July 22, 2015 / 11:52 am

    How neat is that?! and I love the fact that it's actually cute stuff, too! I really love stripes on you, Ashley! Precious as always. 🙂

  2. July 22, 2015 / 4:32 pm

    I love your shoes! Also anything navy & stripes is right up my alley, and it looks like this dress should be mine! How adorable!
    xoxo

  3. July 22, 2015 / 6:18 pm

    I love stripes so much I'm pretty sure it's unacceptable. That's really innovative that it also protects your skin! Fashion of the Future!

  4. July 22, 2015 / 7:32 pm

    The stripes look so fun and relaxing for summer! I love it, #millennialblogger

  5. July 22, 2015 / 7:39 pm

    LOVE this dress!! I absolutely love anything that's striped. This look is so summery and fabulous!! I also love that bag… I think I just saw another blogger with it the other day and I want to own it. It's so cute!!

    Kayla | kaylablogs.com

  6. July 22, 2015 / 11:32 pm

    I totally love that this is an SPF dress, so cool! I love striped dresses and this one looks so so cute on you.

  7. July 23, 2015 / 12:02 am

    Stripes are so classically chic and that white bag totally stands out! Beautiful!
    Xx

  8. July 23, 2015 / 1:54 am

    I LOVE finding products that protect my skin from the sun! I'm more than happy to spend whatever it takes to keep my skin shielded from the sun's harmful rays, especially when it looks as cute as yours!

  9. July 23, 2015 / 1:55 am

    What?! I didn't know there was such a thing as clothes that can protect you from the sun. That's so neat! I adore this dress so much, and I love the hat you paired it with too.

  10. July 23, 2015 / 4:11 am

    I MUST check out Mott 50! I am so paranoid about sun exposure after a bout with melanoma, so this would bring me such peace of mind. Your dress is gorgeous, and I love the way the bag pops against your dress 🙂

    XX, SS || A Little Seersucker Sass

  11. July 23, 2015 / 12:46 pm

    Before reading about the company and the protection in this dress I was already in love! And then hearing about the protection makes it even better! I love how you styled it with a straw hat!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://www.how2wearit.com

  12. July 23, 2015 / 2:53 pm

    That's insane. I had no idea you could make a dress sunproof! It's adorable as well, but I'm totally a sucker for any striped dress. I need to check Mott 50 out ASAP!

    xo, Alicia | Alicia Tenise

  13. July 23, 2015 / 3:15 pm

    This is the cutest outfit ever and bonus that it acts as a sunblock!

  14. July 23, 2015 / 9:01 pm

    What an adorable dress and SO cool that it's an added layer of sun protection! So innovative!

  15. July 23, 2015 / 11:44 pm

    I love your outfit. I burn really easily in the summer so I could totally use a sunproof dress!

  16. July 24, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Your photos are so gorgeous, I love that striped dress! And the sun protection benefits are amazing, love it!

  17. July 24, 2015 / 3:25 pm

    This outfit is adorable! I especially love your hat and I bet your outfit would be too cute walking along a boardwalk.

  18. July 24, 2015 / 3:52 pm

    I LOVE the whole hat/dress/curls combo!

  19. July 24, 2015 / 9:27 pm

    This outfit just screams summer! Are those wedges comfortable?? I'm so tempted to buy them!

  20. August 30, 2016 / 5:56 pm

    Does this run true to size or on the smaller side? thanks!

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