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Dusty Rose Dress

Hello and welcome to The Cooking Wardrobe.  If you have been following or reading my blog, you may have noticed that I choose comfortable outfits that make me feel good.  This dress is no exception.  When I bought it about two years ago, I was with my sister and being the fashionista that she is, she didn't like it at all.  In fact she was so disappointed that I bought it, she asked me to make sure that I didn't wear it when she was around. (Talk about someone being bossy hmmm).  Anyway I wore it the other day and passed by her house and guess who loved the dress?  (hmm hmm, yep, its her, my sister. Talk about someone having a change of mind).

The moral of this story is to always be yourself, because you are the only person good enough or bad enough to be you.  Walk through the crowd, drown the noise, lift your head high and just be you.

Thank you for visiting and reading my blog.  Your time and effort is appreciated.  Leave a comment, I love reading them. xo.
Outfit Details:
Dress: Jacqui-e
Shoes: Wittner
Purse: Fossil
Watch: A Line
Earrings: Saba


  1. You look amazing, love this dress, so silky and gorgeous. Perfect colour too. Happy Monday, I hope you have a great week :) xx

  2. hey girl you look so pretty! i loveeee this coloe on you!!!



  3. Love the flowy-ness of the dress and your hair. Looking beautiful odo. :)


  4. What an amazing outfit, you look so stylish with your dress and these fab shoes!!

  5. Great advice, Elsie! You look wonderful! Love this color on you, the dress is very pretty and so feminine, and your hair is just fantastic! xxx

  6. The dress is so cute. The color is so pretty. I love your shoes. They are fabulous. I hope you have a great week.


  7. This dress is made for you and you sure are rockin' it. . . ."lift your head and just be YOU". Love this!

  8. Bahhaha, your sister sounds super bossy... a lot like my sister. That dress looks STUNNING on you - the dusty rose color suits you perfectly and I love the frills. xx

  9. I love your look. From hairstyle to shoes.

  10. Beautiful dress Elsie, loving the style, colour and material :)

    Thanks for linking up #CreativeMondays

    1. Thanks again for sharing :) pinned and featuring your post this week at the blog hop :)

  11. Does your sister want it back now? Often times people can't understand a look until they see how it translates on someone else. I like how you anchored this delicate piece with a sturdy shoe. It makes a confident statement.

  12. Stick to your own taste, Elsie, this is such a pretty dress on you, both the soft style and colour. Love your white shoes.

  13. That shade of pink is so magic and i want your shoes, ahhhhhhhhhhh
    Thank you soooooooooooo much for being part of the Share-in-Style family, my dear Elsie

  14. Love the moral, love the story and love the dress! It shows off your great legs and I love how the fabric drapes. Dusty rose is always one of my favourite colours too. You are just glowing!

  15. Great story, lol. I really adore this entire look. You look beautiful.
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  16. I always dress according to MY mood and taste, dear Elsie...isn't that supposed to be the whole point of personal style?! You've paired this ruffle-front dress perfectly with those white, peep-toe shoes; it's a ladylike, slightly edgy combination...and I'm not surprised at all that it won your sister over in the end!! ;)


  17. wonderful color!
    this is a very chic dress and i´m happy you bought it because it´s very beautiful on you! the white shoes and colorful clutch add a fresh touch :-)

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