1991 Lumiere has better design as a candelabra, but his outfit as a human takes all the sexy magnificence he accrues over the course of the movie and turns it into a sad little man wearing bulbous trousers and an untucked shirt.
Like, what the fuck. Lumiere would wear none of that.
2017 Lumiere is hella more on point. This is a man who understands fashion, style, romance! Of course he’s dressed in the latest trends. Of course he looks fucking glorious and yellowy. I love his 2017 costume.
(ok, I mostly love it. i don’t know why they gave him a mustache. & I would have chosen a fluffy cravat instead of a gold bowtie. minor designer differences.)
but 2017 costume is, yes, WAYYY more Lumierey. That is a Lumiere I would not mind meeting in a dark palace corridor among the heavy scent of roses and with a glass of champagne in one hand.
It is a spirit inhabiting a piece of ribbon, springing it to life. The possession changes the material of the ribbon to become unlike regular fabrics. Spectie may fight against their closely resembling Boefli
for dominance over the warmth of other Pokemon, but the two occupy mostly different environments.
«This is not a fatal wound. The bullet misses every artery. She is paralyzed before it leaves her body. Which doesn’t mean she can’t feel pain. It just means she can’t do anything about it. This is my design.»