The Alice In Wonderland Costume
I wonder if CLAMP watches Disney or if they read Lewis Carroll? Because this costume certainly looks as
though it's right from the pages of Alice in Wonderland, doesn't it? Not
to mention the inherent appropriateness of the reference, since this outfit
appears in the episode where Sakura is shrunk to the size of a bug while
she is chasing The Little.
Whatever the inspiration, we have what is a basically normal long sleeved blue
dress. Its shoulders are puffed and it has wide cream wristcuffs. A creamy
yellow, two pointed collar is also used. Underneath the dress is a large while
petticoat and covering it is a crisp white apron which ties into a huge white
bow in the back. To allow for the puffed sleeves on the dress, the shoulders
on the apron are also puffed up.
Tomoyo has outfitted Sakura with both a pair of knee length ruffled white
knickers and kneehigh cream colored socks. Sakura's shoes match her school
shoes almost perfectly, the only difference being their color which is a
According to Kero-chan, the finishing touch on this outfit, as well as its
most outstanding feature, is the large pink bow atop Sakura's head. Horridly
guady, isn't it? Ah, well.
Sorry for the poor quality of this picture. It's the best I have a the moment.
Hopefully I'll manage to scan something better soon.