Quick Answer: What is a Dress for the Wicked about?

To Emmy Watkins, a country girl who lives in a pub in the small town of Shy, clothes themselves are everything. Ever since she was a little girl, she’s dreamed of designing dresses, and of the feathers and buttons that accessorize them. Now, she has her chance to show the world what she can do.

Does a Dress for the Wicked have romance?

Overall, A Dress for the Wicked holds an interesting premise that almost delivers. The novel tried to do a little bit of everything, one part fashion competition, one part political drama, and one part romance.