The Dress by Sam Binnie
When you are seven, you will wear a dress that you will look for, for the rest of your life. It is perfect, lemon yellow with a frill at the bottom and ribbons on each strap.
"The winner of this year's Harpers & Queen/Orange Prize for Fiction short story competition, Sam Binnie, is 23 years old and works for Penguin. Although she has written all her life, this is the first time she has submitted her work for a competition" -Guardian Unlimited.