PageantDesigns.com is your premier shop for the best selection of little girl dresses, but our special occasion dresses go beyond the stage! We are excited to bring a beautiful array of girls special occasion dresses from much-loved designer Joan Calabrese. An accomplished children’s clothing designer, Joan Calabrese has been crafting fashion-forward pieces since the 1970s. Her talent was immediately recognizable, earning her a full scholarship to the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. With her unparalleled attention to detail and captivating creativity, Joan Calabrese draws on European and American influences to design girls special occasion dresses that are timelessly beautiful and fun, but also stylishly current.