This dress is classy cute! Like the picture. I\'m new to lolita so I\'m happy that I can wear this to work and not be too much :)
Da Nanashi - March 2,2013
The outfit is awesome. It came quickly, about a week or so.
For those bigger girls who are concerned (since this helps with sizing): I am about 180lbs, 5'5'' with 36D chest and I wear a 13 USA in pants; I purchased this in an XXL.
The shirt fits (which is always my biggest concern as an American purchasing products usually targeted at smaller folks), but at the peak of the breasts it does pull open (it needs another button or simply safety pin it close). It is a thin shirt, with the sleeves coming to the wrists. The ribbon is unfortunately sewn on to one side of the button-up shirt, meaning it has to be closed up fully.
The skirt is the best part of the outfit, though. It goes about to the knee, a little longer. It zips open along the side: beware, though, that these hidden zippers cannot take much pull so for example I have to pull it over my head despite it being a bit lose on me.
It doesn't need a petticoat to poof out (at least on me, but I have hips). The side bow is a simple affair that you tie yourself and the bow at the front is safety-pinned on (comes detached) so you can put it where you please or nowhere at all. The skirt's material is nice and overall comfy.
HOWEVER, the suspenders are too long for me and constantly slip down my arms so that needs a bit tinkering.
Overall, I recommend purchasing it and hoped my sizing information helped.