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Moodboard: Rave On
Inspired by the acid house coming out of Chicago, rave culture emerged in the late 1980s. You can spot its legacy in the modern electronic dance music of artists as varied as Jamie xx and Nicki Minaj, and now its enduring influence has crept back into fashion. Designers are embracing raucous patterns and retina-scorching colors (see Coach and Tom Ford) as well as the wide legs and chunky shoes (see Hood by Air and Prada) that were staples of the raver uniform. No, it may not be your next go-to look for the office. But when you're hoping to amp up your Saturday-night proceedings, these picks are as big, loud, and reliable as a festival bass drop. Glow sticks optional.
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Photography by Shana Novak. Market editor: Michael Cook