Compelled to re-watch some of my favourite films over the Christmas break, I really enjoyed Edward Scissorhands again.
In part, because of teeny-bopper Kim Boggs (Winona Ryder) and her white dancing dress.
I'm not sure what Tim Burton wanted to express with his Kim Boggs character. She's not complicated or quirky at all, just a slightly two-dimensional American teen beauty. She becomes purer and gentler, the closer gets to Edward and the end of the movie approaches. I guess falling for the 'beast' proves she's not as shallow as you think.
Regardless of the way her dress is supposed to be read, it's a memorable costume, and one that has stayed with me. I think it just has to be white, though.