*The Fancy Dress is referenced in both Meet Cécile and Meet Marie-Grace, but no illustration was included in the books. AG included an illustration of Marie-Grace wearing the dress in its video introduction for the characters.*
As soon as we got home dd dressed Jess in her new gown ( which snags easy):
i wanted to try and show the pink in the hoop it is the same pink as in the dress. The shoes have a tiny heel also.
Fancy Dress pink and blue sateen shoes- satin with a rosette and they have a little heel! Price $28
I did not like this set at all when I first saw it on the website but it's really not so bad in person. However I would not have purchased it if DD had not wanted it. The style is very lovely with overlapping skirts and double puff sleeves. However, the material is rather thin. I rate it a "B".
I decided "what the hey?" and picked up this dress today. It was a great decision. Cécile looks so lovely in her dress, the colors compliment her well. I love the feel of the material, it's so silky. I give this dress a solid A.
Post by daughterofthedryad on Jun 19, 2014 19:54:40 GMT -5
The dress definitely feels better than it looks (silky!), and definitely looks better in person than in the AG stock photos--not as shiny. The material is admittedly very thin, and I like another reviewer would not have purchased it but for a tiny person who wanted it very badly. Luckily I was able to pick it up on sale--I think $14 is a reasonable price, especially considering the lovely heeled shoes that come with the outfit. Definitely the best part of the lot
I got both of my dresses on sale for $14, but would have gladly paid full price for them- I'm one of the people who really loves this dress. I really like the color scheme and pattern chosen for it, and I feel like it looks better in person than it does in pictures. The little slippers are adorable, and seem to go on easily enough. I think my biggest complaint is how easily the material snags if you aren't careful with it. I give the dress an A-: I love everything about the dress except it's snagability, which if you're careful, can be avoided.
Some pictures of Marie-Grace and Cécile in the dress:
Last Edit: Jul 3, 2014 23:31:35 GMT -5 by meghanlee5