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Miuccia Prada Designs Costumes For ‘The Great Gatsby’

23 August 2012, 13.31 | Posted in News, movie | No comments »

The Great Gatsby Miuccia Prada Designs Costumes For The Great Gatsby

After a successful collaboration  for the film adaptation of Romeo & Juliet in 1996, Miuccia Prada will once again design costumes for  Baz Luhrman’s  upcoming film  The Great Gatsby. As a teaser of what is to come,  U.S.Vogue’s  September issue features  40 dresses from  Prada and Miu Miu’s archives that  have been selected for  the film. We’re already excited! Check out the ’20s-inspired Prada looks on the next page.

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5 Combat Boots Available Now

22 August 2012, 13.01 | Posted in Editor News, Shoes | 1 comment »

Combat Boots 5 Combat Boots Available Now

Whether with skirts, shorts or blouses, we can hardly imagine life without at least one pair of combat boots, a trend first started by Dr. Martens decades ago. We have selected five of our favorite combat boots that are available now. You can choose between varnish, velvet or classic leather. What is your choice ?

Take a closer look at the selection after the jump.

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Patricia Field Q&A With American Television

07 August 2012, 14.48 | Posted in Television, celebrity | No comments »

Speaking of tv wardrobe choices, Patricia Field has some very fascinating things to say about her career as a fashion designer. There’s a short clip going around that speaks to the back story of the famous Sex and the City Carrie tutu and nameplate necklace, but the video above is 49 juicy minutes long and is much more in depth. According to press accompanying the video:

[Field] discusses at length her role as designer for the long-running series Sex and the City and the impact the show’s fashion had on popular culture. She details her design process and her role to “elevate” the story a little higher through beautiful clothing. She outlines other television shows on which she worked, such as Spin City and Ugly Betty, and her contributions to the film “The Devil Wears Prada” with Meryl Streep. She also gives her advice to aspiring television costume designers and discusses her future career aspirations.

The interview was conducted by Bonnie Datt in October 2011, for American Television as part of a series called “Emmy TV Legends.”

Vogue China & Elle Mexico Ft. Prada

07 August 2012, 13.18 | Posted in Magazines, collection | 1 comment »

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The matching print pantsuit, the statement piece for Prada’s Autumn 2012 line, has snagged two prominent covers for September: Elle Mexico and Vogue China.  And these are two I’m aware of, no doubt there are more. Just last week I was saying that the masculine and matchy-matchy aspect of the pantsuit might be a bit much for the average fashion lover, but this kind of press has the power to turn an item into a must-have if only as a piece to add to one’s collection.

On the next page, see the cover (a foldout) for Vogue China.

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Video Ad: Prada Autumn 2012

02 August 2012, 14.31 | Posted in advertisement | No comments »
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Using the theme of a chess match, Prada highlights the matchy-matchy leisure suits from the label’s Autumn 2012 collection. Personally I think they are awesome but I wonder how popular this collection will be if only because they’re a bit more conceptual and lack the femininity of Prada’s blockbuster Spring 2012 offerings.

Prada X Vahram Muratyan ‘Parellell Universes’ Tees

21 June 2012, 23.21 | Posted in Art, Designer Collaboration, Fashion | 1 comment »

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Prada steps into the designer t-shirt category in a collaboration with artist Vahram Muraytan. Bright and whimsical, the tees illustrate a certain artsy intellectual chic that has become the Prada look. See the tees on the flip courtesy of Prada.

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Agata Ruiz De La Prada Exclusively For Yoox

18 June 2012, 12.38 | Posted in Accessories, Designer Collaboration | No comments »

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Blending humour and  style Agata Ruiz De La Prada (who we’re big fans of) ,  designed a capsule collection of super fun headbands and fascinators exclusively  for web retailer Yoox.Imagine the face on the subway when you rock this egg on a Monday morning. #priceless. See more on the next page and here.

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Film: Prada ‘A Therapy’ By Roman Polanski

22 May 2012, 16.52 | Posted in Art, Fashion, Film | No comments »

Prada tapped the controversial Roman Polanski for its latest short film titled “A Therapy,” starring Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Kingsley. The therapy session takes a fun twist , Enjoy!

Met Museum ‘Impossible Convo” Gift Items

17 May 2012, 19.28 | Posted in Uncategorized | No comments »

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If you’re looking for a cute item for the fashion lover in your life, the items being sold in association with the current exhibit, “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations“ are pretty darn cute and affordable. We already showed you the Prada shoe ornament, but there are also lip and lipstick-themed pens, plus a journal, cosmetic case, pocket mirror, magnet, posters and even a (more expensive) shawl. The smartphone case shown on this page is said to be inspired by the enameled top of a powder compact designed by Salvador Dali for Elsa Schiaparelli. Note, there is a sale currently on purchases of $50 or more. See here for details.

See more gift items on the next page.

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Anna Wintour Interviewed By Stephen Colbert

11 May 2012, 17.23 | Posted in Art, Editor News, celebrity | No comments »


Stephen Colbert interviews Anna Wintour who is doing press related to the “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations,” exhibit, currently showing at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The q&a is a touch stilted, but utlimately sweet and a hoot, not to mention informative as it relates to the exhibit.