After visiting the sim a couple of times and walking around many times I finally settled on this flirty little dress by Convoitise called Emily in deep purple. The skirt has a floaty feel as you move and the top is available in both the shirt and jacket layers.
While I was there and short of cash I picked up the gifts, some free others for a small cost all fantastic. Here's a small selection of the ones available:
Patty Springsteen in Springgreen by Angel Dessous, this dress is also for sale in white, black and red.