Nuu Muu Dress Travel Apparel Review

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Nuu-Muu dress for exercise, travel, swimsuit cover; a review.

If you are an active adventure traveler, you need travel clothes to match your travel style. On a recent trip to Maui, Hawaii I found myself going from breakfast to yoga class, to the spa and then to the swimming pool.  While I love wearing the soft, white, fluffy robes that the luxury resorts provide, sometimes I feel a bit under-dressed going outside of my room – and my comfort zone, in a robe. It’s always a little awkward riding in a hotel elevator with my robe and flip flops, no matter how cute the shoes!

Nuu-Muu travel dress

When the folks at Nuu-Muu asked me to review their exercise dress I had the perfect opportunity during a visit to Lumeria Maui in Makawao, and Travaasa Hana, both luxury resorts on the Hawaiian Island of Maui.  I confess that I was concerned how the dress would look on my curvy body, as opposed to the fit models shown on the website.  Fortunately, the designer markets the Nuu-Muu as fitting “real women’s bodies.”

The Nuu-Muu is made of a soft and breathable, moisture wicking Polyester/Lycra blend and comes in many colors and sizes. I chose the basic black X-dress; simple and flattering. For petite young things, the dress may be worn alone or with leggings. I wore my Nuu-Muu exercise dress with yoga shorts and was very comfortable from standing poses to yoga mat work. The sleeveless dress has a pocket in the back of the dress for slipping in a hotel key or holding money. I didn’t use the pocket, as I was lying on my back for some of the yoga class.

Nuu-Muu exercise dress

I felt comfortable wearing the Nuu-Muu at the restaurant for meals, as well as using the dress as a bathing suit coverup. As the Nuu Muu looks and feels like a dress, it is ideal for resort restaurants with a dress code that do not allow bathing suit cover ups.

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From bike riding to tennis playing or exercising, the Nuu-Muu allows for a wide range of motion, combining fashion and function. The Nuu-Muu X-Dress retails for $70. Check website for additional products.

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Nuu-Muu review written and photos by Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown of What a Trip, Travels from Northern California.  Nuu Muu supplied me with this dress for a travel apparel review.