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Outfitting || Other Stories Dress

swiriling leaves

Every so often you find a brand and want pretty much everything from it. COS is one of those brands for me, as is Toast, and & Other Stories. I very rarely buy new clothing (I am lucky that I get gifted a few pieces here and there) but when I saw this Other Stories dress I knew that I needed it. 

I have a general rule of thumb that if I see something that I instantly want, I don’t buy it immediately. I wait two weeks and see if I still want it. If I do, then it goes on my wishlist. A good example of this would be my Birkenstocks. I love those ugly sandals. I’d wanted a pair for ages so they made it to my list. I kept an eye on spring sales last year, and when they went on sale I grabbed them up. 

I usually shy away from maxi dresses as I usually don’t think that they suit me, but I was inexplicably drawn to this piece. I loved it when I put it on, but I had a tiny sliver of doubt in my mind. I had to have Sam reassure me that I didn’t look like an extra from “Little House on the Prairie”. (First I had to explain what “Little House on the Prairie” was.) 

Confident that it wasn’t something that Laura Ingalls Wilder would be seen out and about in, I threw it on with aplomb. 
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I feel like an autumnal Goddess in these photos. Thank you to Yorkshire for your beautiful foliage! 

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  • I love your outfit! I normally stay away from long dresses too–I think they make me look a bit too short–but if I see one that catches my eye, I should follow your lead and try it on!

    • I usually really dislike them on me but there was just something about this one that made me second guess myself! X

  • The dress looks beautiful on you Amanda, and it’s such a classic piece that I’m sure you’ll have it in your wardrobe forever! x
    Sophie Cliff

  • That dress is so beautiful, and it suits you so well! And what a gorgeous backdrop you’ve found for your photos as well – I love all those colourful leaves! xx

    Laura // Middle of Adventure

  • This is such an amazing outfit! I really really love this dress and your shoes are the cutest thing to pair it with!!
    Lucie, xx

  • I think these are my favourite photos of you ever!! You’re so beautiful and this dress is gorgeous! Alice xxxx

  • What a pretty dress, and it looks so good on you

  • RosieBaillie

    That looks great on you, and these photos are amazing. I don’t like long dresses too, I feel like they look a weird length on me and make me look shorter.

  • This dress is stunning on you and the photography is beautiful

  • Stumbling back into Blogdom today.

    I read “I had to have Sam reassure me that I didn’t look like an extra from
    “Little House on the Prairie”. (First I had to explain what “Little
    House on the Prairie” was.)” and laughed out loud. Literal LOL.

    Polka dot dresses are always amazing and I can confirm, this does not look like the kind of thing one would churn butter in. Ok, I have no idea what people did on prairies 130 years ago, but butter churning sounds good in my head. Excellent dress x

    • Butter churning, for sure. Maybe some wood whittling? Definitely also it somehow involves corn… 😉 x