Before bed, rather than reading The Library Lion, one of our favorites, my daughter thought it a better use of time to share her opinions about the new Marc Jacob's Spring 2010 line, which she noticed as she glanced over at my computer screen.
"What I like about this is that I like the polka dots diamonds because they are different colors. I really like the flats because they are my favorite color. I really like the lines on the neck of the dress. They make triangle shapes. I like the lipstick; its really red, ruby red. I like the bracelet too."
"Its my favorite color pink and I love how long the dress is. I really like the bumps on the dress because they make shapes on the dress. I love the shoes because they have sparkles on them. I like the bag because it has these cut out circles on it."
"I like the sparkle flowers near the black line. The flip flops are beautiful; they are white, my second favorite color. And oh the bag, I love the bag. Its so shiny! I love the belt on the jacket; it doesn't look like an old belt."
"I like her hair bun because it is up high, though it would be prettier if some of her hair was going down. I like the lines of her dress and the bow shape holding the lines. I like that it covers her toes and it looks like she has no shoes on but she really does. I like the sparkles and it is white, my favorite. I like how one sleeve goes out and the other one doesn't. This has a lot of combinations of things that I really like. I like that the girl is holding the dress, too. She looks like a beautiful, big snowflake. I wish I had this dress, Mama."
And I hope someday to be able to get it for her. In the meantime, my daughter, captivated by long dresses that kiss the ground, offered the greatest compliment of all: "These are the prettiest, most wonderful dresses I have ever seen." And I think I agree.