Unconventional fashion is now a trend –
Star2.comUnconventional fashion is now a trend – here's whyStar2.comIt is apparently his way of creating something surprising, which he prefers. “The investigation of ugliness is, to me, more interesting than the bourgeois idea of beauty,” Miuccia Prada said in 2013. “And why? Because ugly is human. It touches the bad ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 3:05 pm
tFS Forum Members Are Still Not Here for
The Fashion SpottFS Forum Members Are Still Not Here for Willy Vanderperre's Prada CampaignsThe Fashion SpotWhat will it take for Miuccia Prada to realize that Willy Vanderperre is plunging her brand into irrelevancy?” quizzed Benn98. “With sales still being down, I figured they would have dumped Willy and gone for Meisel. How disappointing. He's just not ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 1:35 pm
How to Wear Knee-High Socks the Prada Way -
The Fashion SpotHow to Wear Knee-High Socks the Prada WayThe Fashion SpotMiuccia Prada is known for two things: her feminism-touting collections and her all-over-the-placeness (recall the designer's Fall 2017 runway, wherein ostrich feather separates walked alongside corduroy suits and knit bras). However, on the designer's ...
Posted on 31 October 2017 | 12:01 pm
Linda Nochlin, the Pioneering Art Critic Who
Linda Nochlin, the Pioneering Art Critic Who Inspired Dior's Spring '18 Slogan Tee, Has DiedVogue.comOf course, there have been many great women designers, too, from Madeleine Vionnet, Coco Chanel, and Elsa Schiaparelli right on up to Rei Kawakubo, Miuccia Prada, Phoebe Philo, and Chiuri. But the fashion industry's reckoning with sexism in all its ...and more »
Posted on 31 October 2017 | 9:43 am
Stranger Things' Joe Keery on the Show's
GQ MagazineStranger Things' Joe Keery on the Show's Second Season and His Now-Famous Head of HairGQ MagazineThis fall designers like Haider Ackermann at Berluti, Miuccia Prada, Raf Simons at Calvin Klein took sturdy raw denim, buffalo plaid, hardy tweed, shearling, and suede (a.k.a. the raw materials of macho style) and put a 2017 twist on each. The results ...and more »
Posted on 30 October 2017 | 8:59 am
An irony, this. Miuccia Prada is, after all, not just the most intellectual of the world’s major fashion designers. (She has a Ph.D. in political science, and her interviews are studded with Hegelian aphorisms.) She’s also a former member of the ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:26 am
If You Want to Be a Famous Fashion Designer,
Philly: hotbed of fashion invention. Who knew? Of course, not every famous designer is formally trained (Miuccia Prada being a case in point), and an M.A. is not de rigueur for making it in style, though it does help. But as Balenciaga continues its search ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:13 pm
Morning Links: Tania Bruguera Edition
Miuccia Prada is playing a pivotal role in Italy’s relationship with Iran: her Fondazione Prada is lending an ancient Italian sculpture to Tehran for an ancient Greek statue in return. [The Art Newspaper]
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:29 am
Miuccia Prada plays key role in Italy-Iran
Miuccia Prada, the fashion designer and entrepreneur who opened the Fondazione Prada in Milan in May, is positioning herself as a key player in Italy’s cultural diplomacy with Iran. Part of the foundation’s exhibition of ancient sculpture, Serial ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:08 pm
Wes Anderson's Colourful New Bar Open For
Miuccia Prada, head designer for the Prada and Miu Miu brands, commissioned the Grand Budapest Hotel visionary to craft a little magic inside Bar Luce, which is part of the Fondazione Prada in the city. The filmmaker was given free range on everything from ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 11:35 am