I absolutely LOVE this dress! I personally like it better with the pinafore, and it seems to be made pretty well (although I am an adult collector and haven't let kids play with it). It goes well with other dolls, too. Here's a picture of my #13 in it:
Samantha's Play Dress
Samantha's play dress
My dolls: Samantha, Josefina, Chelsie (#16), Hannah (#22), Dresden (Caroline), and Bitty Mia.