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Post by Misfit » Wed May 21st, 2014, 8:57 pm

The dress is back again.

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Post by DianeL » Wed May 21st, 2014, 10:39 pm

The technology to dye her, her hair, her dress, and even drop in a new background still surprises me. They're getting better at it, at least. I do notice, her sleeve got fitted for the white-dress shot, but it's very loose on her thin arm in the blue.
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Post by Misfit » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 12:01 am

[quote=""DianeL""]The technology to dye her, her hair, her dress, and even drop in a new background still surprises me. They're getting better at it, at least. I do notice, her sleeve got fitted for the white-dress shot, but it's very loose on her thin arm in the blue.[/quote]

They must knowwe're watching and upping the ante to throw us off.
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Post by Lisa » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 9:49 am

[quote=""DianeL""]The technology to dye her, her hair, her dress, and even drop in a new background still surprises me. They're getting better at it, at least. I do notice, her sleeve got fitted for the white-dress shot, but it's very loose on her thin arm in the blue.[/quote]

True! They did a good job with the sleeve on the white dress.

I can't even tell what the background is supposed to be on the blue dress cover though.

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Post by emr » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 10:00 am

[quote=""LadyB""]True! They did a good job with the sleeve on the white dress.

I can't even tell what the background is supposed to be on the blue dress cover though.[/quote]

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Post by Misfit » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 3:27 pm

Here it is again.

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 3:37 pm

The white on the outside of the man's sleeve appears to be a 16th to early 17th century slashed-sleeve doublet--while the woman's gown is plainly regency.

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Post by Misfit » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 4:06 pm

[quote=""MLE (Emily Cotton)""]The white on the outside of the man's sleeve appears to be a 16th to early 17th century slashed-sleeve doublet--while the woman's gown is plainly regency.[/quote]

If I read the book description correctly, it's a medieval setting.
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Post by Nefret » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 7:12 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]If I read the book description correctly, it's a medieval setting.[/quote]

Did they go back in time?
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Post by Lisa » Thu May 22nd, 2014, 8:30 pm

[quote=""MLE (Emily Cotton)""]The white on the outside of the man's sleeve appears to be a 16th to early 17th century slashed-sleeve doublet--while the woman's gown is plainly regency.[/quote]

Also the blurb on the cover implies she's a kitchen maid. Wrong on so many counts.

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