Post by C.I.Fairfield on Jan 17, 2010 13:54:17 GMT -5
There are some really awesome descriptions of this outfit here, but no pictures! I don't have Kit, but my partner got this outfit for Junie so she'd have something nice to wear when her grandmother takes her to church. I don't have the shoes or barrette, so she's wearing a pair of white tights and Emily's recital shoes.
Front and back views. The skirt is nicely pleated the same way in the back and front: flat in the middle, with pleats going off in opposite directions on the sides. It's a nice floral pattern. The cardigan has a tendency to pull backwards at the sides and takes a bit of adjusting.
I have here my best and least favorite things about this outfit. Best is, I love the zipper and hook-and-eye closure. It makes the skirt really easy to get on and is a nice piece of construction. My least favorite aspect is the snaps up the back. To fasten them you have to stretch the sweater out. Also, it means the back pulls open at the waist. I think it also contributes to some of the difficulty fitting the cardigan on.
One other negative. I did receive this as a used item off eBay, and the sweater is quite worn out. But looking at pictures of other sets on eBay, I think that's common. My version is tagged Mattel, so I am really unimpressed that it's got so many pulls, pills and fluff.
This is a nice, classic outfit that is quite nice overall. I'd give it a B.
In the last stages of dissertation writing! Writing deadline August 30th; Defense Date November 30th!