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XIAO LI I am not a robot

Praised by Azzedine Alaïa, Chinese fashion designer Xiao Li is known for her voluminous knits, bubblegum style, and her likes for pastel colors, a little softness never hurts. For Spring/Summer 2018, she takes an opposite stance and creates a collection filled with passion, an aerial and poetic wardrobe, featuring graphic outlines enhancing femininity.

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With a minimalistic collection, Xiao Li steps away from the logos-everywhere trend, and steps into a world of rend color blocking, a vibrant red, the red of ardor and emotions. 

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Light and delicate trapeze dresses display simplistic lines. An accentuated cinched waist is enhanced by dramatic shoulders, puffed up or ornated with bows. With organza and mesh, Xiao Li creates a modest and subtle play on transparency and layering. Inspired by tailoring, she creates a trompe l’oeil bustier dress, like a double-breasted jacket, adding buttons or a belt (sometimes both) reminiscent of the trench coat. 


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Since 2012, Xiao Li has presented structured eye-catching knitwear collections, transforming textiles by injecting them with silicone, a technique close to the one used to create neoprene. 

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Play with ethereal volumes in Xiao Li at Leclaireur Boissy d’Anglas.