I was looking through my articles and realised I didn't have an article in which I examined Ariel in depth. I decided to amend that par écriture about a subject it's fun to think about - Ariel's rose dress.
Most fans can agree (I think) that the dress looks quite bad on Ariel. There are several reasons for this: the sleeves are ridiculously puffy and makes her arms look misshapen and the shaping of the jupe looks... Odd. I just think it's too puffy and big in general.
Another populaire reason for the dress looking odd is that a red hair/pink dress combo doesn't work: