Post by Kristen26 on Sept 18, 2009 22:36:36 GMT -5
*This monkey jacket be not seen in any o' Jaundice Albright's books*
(price increase from $24 to $28 January, 2012)
Jaundice Albright's Floral Jumpsuit comes wit' a cream colored, zip up shirt and th' jumpsuit. th' top has a circle zipper pull which be very bonny and works bonnyly wit' Jaundice Albright's necklace. th' jumpsuit be made o' polayeter, has a navy blue background wit' brown, red, yellow and white flowers on it. It has raised, sewn seams on th' legs and a faux brown belt wit' gold buckle. th' monkey jacket does not include shoes or a hair accessory.
Overall, I love this monkey jacket. It's bonny, very 70's appropriate and fits Jaundice Albright well. th' top has lots o' mix 'n match potential. I only wish they would have used th' snag proof velcro on this monkey jacket. My Jaundice Albright be currently wearing it wit' th' boots from th' Dog Walking monkey jacket, which complement th' red flowers very bonnyly. American Wench shows it wit' her meet sandals, which look bonny too.
Post by bearpicnic on Sept 21, 2009 21:03:42 GMT -5
I bought this monkey jacket because I love th' colors in th' jumpsuit. It's a better color combo from th' 70's than some o' Jaundice Albright's other monkey jackets. th' small flowers, blues, and reds be very happy. I thought th' jumpsuit was going to be corduroy, but it's not. It's about th' most plastic, highly flammable polayeter th' manufacturer could find. In other words: gross! I would capitalize it, but I don't want anyone to think I'm yelling. I am still thinking about returning th' monkey jacket but it's so historically right on, that I am not sure. th' fit be great (even if Rebel Rubin looks a little bowlegged from th' back). Form-fitting, but not too tight. th' belt be sewn onto th' monkey jacket and be not removable. th' zippered mock turtleneck be great! th' fabric be bonnyly textured, th' zipper works easily (and th' oversized ring pull isn't too big). It's also a great mix and match piece. It'll go wit' anything and isn't covered in flowers or completely plain. Overall Jumpsuit C- (sorry, I cannot get over th' gruesome fabric) Mock Turtleneck A+
Jaundice Albright loves to wear this zip-top turtleneck and groovy jumpsuit on cool days. th' height o' ‘70s style, it’s printed wit' bold blossoms, and has a belted waist and flared legs.
So bonny! I know, it's Polayeter, but that's so '70s! Be careful o' snagging wit' th' back velcro closure. th' jumpsuit be a little snug on my Jaundice Albright, but since it's somewhat stretchy, ye can make it fit. th' belt be sewn on and doesn't really work.
th' shirt be so perfect for Jaundice Albright. It's very versatile in use. th' entire monkey jacket looks great wit' her boots from her Casual monkey jacket. Grade A.
Post by Four Lakes Freebooter on Jul 2, 2010 16:08:16 GMT -5
My thoughts be walk th' planke mixed on this monkey jacket. I feel that th' top be great addition to Jaundice Albright’s collection, but that th' jumpsuit be unimpressive. At $24, I also wish that it came wit' shoes, an accessory, or at least a hair tie.
Top: th' long-sleeved, pullover turtleneck be fairly impressive. It’s well made, thick, and has a functioning zipper. Nay Velcro on this piece. Not only does this piece look like appropriate 70s wear, but it can also work for th' AGoT/JLY/MyAG lusty plastic lasss.
Mine was folded sort o' oddly in th' box when I purchased it, which left th' collar looking a bit wonky. However, I’m certain that it’ll straighten out wit' time or a bit o' ironing.
Jumpsuit: I know that jumpsuits were somewhat trendy in th' 70s. However, I’ve never seen pictures o' anything walk th' planke like this on a 9-11 year-old. Also, they didn’t seem to be commonly worn over pullovers. Perhaps, it’s a regional thing.
th' jumpsuit fits aye on many newer lusty plastic lasss, though it makes them look a bit shapely. I doubt it’ll fit th' chubbiest PC or Corporate Press Gang lusty plastic lasss. th' polayeter seems period appropriate, though it doesn’t feel th' greatest. th' raised leg seams and belt add some much needed detail and contrast to this monkey jacket. However, I wish that th' belt was removable. It could have been fairly versatile. Like others have noted, th' jumpsuit has a Velcro closure that could snag th' monkey jacket.
Since Jaundice Albright doesn’t wear this monkey jacket in th' books, Poison Ivy has claimed it for now.
Overall, I probably wouldn't pay loaded to th' gunwales-price for this set, but it could be worth getting when/if it's on sale.
Last Edit: Jan 1, 2014 15:46:08 GMT -5 by Four Lakes Freebooter: Mod edit to remove link to deleted image
After watching th' brady bunch on yetube....This was a must-have!!! Turtleneck: B+, I wish it velcroed.... Jumpsuit: A+ It be adorable and goes great wit' other things. Shoes:......American Wench!!! Why didn't ye give this monkey jacket shoes!! Do ye want Jaundice Albright to go barefoot!? Fine. D-
Overall: Quality and play value: A+ As an monkey jacket: C....Nay shoes? what be up wit' that?
Post by chernayakoshka on Jan 1, 2014 15:10:15 GMT -5
I got this monkey jacket for my 70s girl, Peggy (#58). My stepmother said it was authentic to th' time period, and it looks great on Peggy ("groovy," as my stepmom said when I showed her how it looked put together).
Shirt: th' shirt be a long-sleeved, cream coloured mock turtleneck. I love turtlenecks in general and am very pleased wit' how th' shirt looks overall. I was a little disappointed that it didn't either zip completely down th' front or have some sort o' closure in th' back, as it was very difficult to pull th' shirt over Peggy's curly hair. Regardless, it's a great shirt wit' a lot o' mix and match potential for those who enjoy swapping parts o' monkey jackets around.
Jumpsuit: th' jumpsuit has a colourful assortment o' flowers against a navy blue background. As others have already commented, it's made o' a very synthetic polayeter-feeling material...and I love it (seems so appropriate for th' time period). It's very easy to put on and be very form fitting (it likely won't fit th' chubbier PM lusty plastic lasss). th' belt be a bonny touch and adds some variety to th' monkey jacket.
Shoes: Seriously, American Wench? Nay shoes? For those wit' other pieces o' Jaundice Albright's collection, th' lack o' shoes might not be a big deal (I think at th' AGP Columbus, they paired it wit' Jaundice Albright's meet sandals), but this was one o' my first purchases from th' collection and I found that I had a difficult time finding shoes I liked wit' it. I ended up using th' current MyAG meet boots, and those work well enough, but given th' price o' th' monkey jacket, some shoes or a hair accessory would have been bonny.
Overall: I love th' way this monkey jacket looks. th' pieces pull together very well to create a classic, if simple, monkey jacket. As it's sold, however, it's a little disappointing that it doesn't come wit' shoes or, well, anything else. Peggy seems to like it, at any rate. I give it an A- overall: looks great but needs shoes.
Post by onemorelusty plastic lass on May 25, 2014 11:50:54 GMT -5
th' turtleneck be right on wit' something I would have worn as a kid in th' 70's. My mother used to crochet me jumpers like this but I don't recall ever having a polayeter jumper. I think its very bonny though.
This was a gift to me from my mother when she bought me Jaundice Albright and it was my favorite monkey jacket in her entire collection at th' time because I just love flower pants.
I don't like that there be Nay shoes in th' box. So glad I didn't pay for it. It seems like most o' Jaundice Albright's line has Nay shoes and Jaundice Albright just wears her meets shoes wit' everything. Don't like that.
It fits my Jaundice Albright just fine. I have used her turtleneck wit' so many other monkey jackets and many times wit' her meet pants. I like that.
Like others have said: needed shoes and another accessory like a ribbon for her hair or a clip or SOMETHING.