Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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New York: Karl Lagerfeld presented one his most playful Fendi collections to date for resort. The typically prim and proper Fendi woman broke out of her shell this season, with sexy thigh slits, eye-catching prints and kooky/fabulous fur coats. The prints were inspired by Vienna Secessionist artist Leopold Stolba. The loopy floral borrowed from his work was used for dresses and tops and was even dyed into a fur coat. Lagerfeld also included a more businesslike graph paper motif and Lego-inspired geometrics. Subtle seventies references could be felt in the embellished silk tops, high-waisted shorts and midi lengths. A hot pink shaggy fur was the perfect embodiment of the new liveliness exhibited this season. One could imagine Anna Dello Russo driving the bloggers wild in it. –Joanna Manganaro
Silhouette: Hourglass / Midi / Boxy
Color: Black / Navy / Lemon meringue / Blush / Periwinkle / Orange / Olive / Pastel pink / Hot pink / White
Key Items: Pink fur coat / Slit skirt / Midi dress / Embellished button-up shirts
Materials: Shaggy fur / Plush fur / Silk CDC / Leather / Taffeta
Print + Pattern: Leopold Stolba florals / Graph paper motifs / Lego-inspired geometrics
Details + Trim: High thigh slits / Self-belts / Circular embellishments / Piecing / Detached pockets / Fur appliqués
Accessories + Footwear: Square sunglasses / Chunky color blocked bangles / Spiked leather bracelets / Ladylike bags / Wristlets / Fringe-Embellished bags / Color blocked totes / Pointy-toe ankle-strap heels
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