After designing the most scandalous dress in Paris young dressmaker Frances is promptly fired from her job and hired by a mysterious benefactor. The benefactor just happens to be the Prince Sebastian of Belgium. Together they will take the Paris fashion world by storm, but how long can their secret be kept?
Paris, at the dawn of the modern age:
Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!
Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances―one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. Forever. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend?
Genre: Graphic Novel, Historical, Middle Grade
Cis girls: Frances
Heterosexual: Frances, Sebastian
Not mentioned in the book.
White: Sebastian, Frances
Location: Turn of the 19th century Paris
Trigger Warnings: Genderfluidphobia