Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Paris: Limi Feu’s work often arrives through a rock and roll filter, inspired by her musical tastes and dissection of associated subcultures. Rockabilly is the chosen genre for Spring, an exploration which produced more feminine silhouettes than usual, including nipped waist dresses and pencil skirts. That said, Feu’s native Japanese aesthetic remained, adding intellectual edge through lace skirts layered over trousers, oversized, deconstructed white blouses paired with fluid, wide-legged pants and two-tone, surrealist cocktail sheaths. Completed with creepers, quiffs and red lips, Limi Feu allowed herself a fun kickoff to the season, an attitude her fans will welcome.—Nina Stotler
Silhouette: Oversized / Long / Asymmetric / Fluid / Body skimming
Color: Black / White / Bright red / Grass green / Sapphire / Mustard / Grey / Gold / Cobalt
Key Items: Boxy jackets / Oversized sheath dresses / Jumpers / White blouses / Leggings / Carrot pants / Openwork sweaters / Mid-calf skirts / Pencil skirts / Wide leg pants / Tail coats / Vests / Shirtdresses /
Materials: Wool / Cotton / Knits / Satin / Lace / Net / Tulle / Silk
Print + Pattern: Polka dots / Stripes
Details + Trim: Contrast piping / Oversized buttons / Peter pan collars / Draping / Pleating / Slits / Color blocking / Patch pockets / Puffy peplums / Sequins / Zippers / Rolled sleeves
Accessories + Footwear: Tassel belts / Creepers / Brogues / Peep toe leather pumps / Tights / Mules / Cap toe sneakers / Self belts / Bangle bracelets
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