I’m a little scared to criticise – only because Miuccia Prada is clearly a god-like,
visionary and I am but a mere mortal – but I’m not really sure what she was trying to achieve with the new Prada Autumn Winter collection which showed at Milan Fashion Week.
Stating that she wanted to create the look of flat surfaces, Miuccia sent her models down the catwalk in some very puzzling creations: shirts with two collars (the second one floating unattached round the neck like something forgotten); ra-ra skirts; and back-fastening shirts. Most puzzling were the large kidney warmers which most of the models had poking out of the top of their trousers and which look just horrible. Not sure what the significance of flat surfaces was – perhaps she’s been banging her head on a few.
Elsewhere, in more sensible territory the suits jackets swaddled the body with an extreme buttonless double breast, fabrics were shiny to the max and the shoes – oh the shoes! – the shoes were to die for.
As usual click on the pic to enlarge.
By admin | January 16th, 2008