That dress is the worst disater in the history of film fashion. Bad move, bad move.
I know, right? It looks like she put on a figure skating outfit...then had second thoughts and covered it up with a polka dot housedress, then had third thoughts...whichever way you look at it, it's a mess.
I had a Korean roommate in college who watched a Molly Ringwald movie with us. Though I think she's charming, her red-headed and off-beat looks utterly failed to translate...
But I love her in The Breakfast Club (although I'm definitely the Wack Job, played by Ally Sheedy, in any parceling out of TBC clichés). (And both the Brit Hubs are brainiac nerd types, aka Anthony Michael Hall...)