And it can have so many different looks according to which fabric you use. This flickr group shows a lot of possibilities.
To use flax for my 1st version of the Village Frock - because I know I will definitely make more than one - would be an obvious choice for me. The pattern has so many fine details, which can easily drown in a fabric with lots of prints. So 1 colour it will be...maybe purple....or pale blue....or?