I wore this dress for our family Thanksgiving lunch. It's one of those purchases in which I felt like the dress was great the first time I tried it on, but now, not so sure. I'm hoping it'll grow on me.
Danier jacket, Phillip Lim for Target dress, Topshop shoes

Roasted butternut squash soup I made for the lunch

Have you ever had a purchase whereby you're not too sure if you like it or not?


  1. you look so cute :) and the soups must taste wonderful
    following you now on gfc,maybe you want to do the same? :)

  2. So nice to see a day out of your life!
    Makes it more personal

    X ★

  3. hope you had a good thanksgiving! and i love the dress! hope it grows on you :)

  4. Emmy, that print looks beautiful on you doll. It blends in so well with your complexion and hair. Yeah, I've second guessed things. HaHaHa If it doesn't grow on my fast I get rid of it. Girl, you can cook! That butternut squash soup looks awesome.

  5. I think it's lovely on you Emmy but I know what you mean, I'm feeling the same about a skirt I bought this week....

  6. A purchase? Lots of them! It's like they're amazing in the shop and then when I get home there's no sparkle anymore.. I'm now trying to buy only things that I'm 100(0)% sure I like and want. I do like your dress though, especially the upper part. Amazing "gang" you have there! ;)

  7. Nice outfit! Looks so cozy your familie! Great blog!

  8. I can see the dress very well, but from what I see it looks lovely! And that leather jacket is super!!! Your kids are so cute!!!! I have one little girl too :-)
    Big hugs dear Emmy
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  9. You look great in that dress!

  10. I think that dress is really cute on you. Definitely a keeper! Thanks for stopping by and that's so cool you were in Amsterdam. :)


  11. Love the dress!
    And yes, I'm constantly buying things and then having second thoughts hah!


  12. Oh no, you can def wear this again and again. What about with leggings, skinnies and booties?

    The lunch look so yummy and the kids look happy, happy!

  13. I'm even waiting for the duty free like I'd be going to holy Mecca! And it's not like I have lots of money anyways, but still, to sniff and try, and maybe buy and see options.. ah!

  14. Such a lovely pics!!! love them!!!
    amazing print are you wearing!

  15. love it! i was thinking it was early for canadian thanksgiving, but it's october elle! get with it! hehe.
    the kids look adorable, too.

  16. Lovely dress
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    A chic kiss ;)

  17. GAH! That soup looks so delicious. Omnomnom.

  18. You look shockingly! As usual, like a model!
    Excellent combination of colors!
    You have great taste and style!

    Katherine Unique

  19. I do that a lot but I think you look fab! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving xxx

  20. I think the dress looks awesome on you Emmy. I def. have bought some items that I wasn't so sure of at first.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  21. Oh that is the perfect soup for Thanksgiving. I tried on that exact dress too, and I thought it was way too big on me so I left it. I think if you get it taken in so it's more form fitting, then you'll totally love it.

  22. I've totally had those purchases where I'm not sure if I should keep...then I keep them too long. haha.

    I love this pattern on the dress. I actually got it in the shirt version but have not yet worn it. hah


  23. The way you styled it is really cute and I'm sure it'll grow on you. Happy late Thanksgiving as well!

  24. AWWW so cute family:) love this post

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    Have a wonderful weekend dear

    LOVE Maria at inredningsvis - inredning it's, Swedish for decor :)

  25. Pretty mamma!

    I have never tasted that kind of soup, looks rich and yummy.


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