I absolutely adored this as a child and would love to still own it. I'm sure it was thrown out when I left home. I think I may have to try and buy one for nostalgic reasons. I would spend hours creating catalogues of different outfits always doing a variety of colours for each outfit. And the plates had textures on the back so I could create patterns on the outfit. I remember designing a summer dress and using the flower template and creating a multi coloured ensemble.
I also collected paint sample cards and would use their colour names as description colours for each design.
My friend Debbie and I would spend hours making catalogues, booklets and characters. She had the Fashion Wheel but I loved the way the fashion plates seemed to me at the time like a proper design system :-)
Does anyone else remember this too? Or better still own one?