Highlights: Milan fashion week men's AW21
Despite the ongoing lockdowns, the Men’s edition of Milan Fashion Week returned with a mix of physical shows and digitally presented collections. Designers have rapidly adapted to new formats, bringing collections inspired by changing lifestyles of their consumers. Fendi Indoor dressing, sleepwear inspirations and comfort loungewear styles were...
Jan. 22, 2021
Prada drops Chinese TV star amid surrogacy scandal
Luxury fashion house Prada has cut ties with a popular Chinese actress amid claims that she abandoned her children born to surrogates abroad after breaking up with her boyfriend. Surrogacy is illegal in China, where the practice was banned in 2001, but it is not uncommon for wealthy Chinese couples to pay women based abroad large sums to carry...
Jan. 20, 2021
Milan menswear trends reflect the need for a brighter AW21
Comforting fabrics, bright colours, winter shorts and uninhibited movement are all on show at Milan Men's Fashion Week, whose collections for autumn-winter 2021 have been kept behind closed doors this year by Covid-19. With the Italian fashion capital again under lockdown and its luxury stores closed, designers couldn't help but nod to the new...
Jan. 19, 2021
Video: Fashion critics react to Prada's FW21 menswear collection
In this video, YouTube fashion channel HauteLeMode has reacted to Prada’s FW21 menswear collection. This is the second collaboration between the head designer of Prada Miuccia Prada and Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons. Watch the video below. Video: HauteLeMode via YouTube Photo credit: Prada, Facebook
Jan. 19, 2021
Video: Prada presents its FW21 menswear collection
In this video, Prada presents its FW21 menswear collection and the foundation of the collection is all about the individual, the human body and its freedom. Watch the video below. Video: Prada via YouTube Photo credit: Prada, Facebook
Jan. 18, 2021
Video: Prada presents its SS21 womenswear collection
In this video, Prada presents its SS21 womenswear collection and an interview with Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons follows after.Watch the video below. Video: Prada via YouTube Photo credit: Prada, Facebook
Jan. 13, 2021
Prada Group names new head of diversity, equity and inclusion
Malika Savell has been appointed as Prada North America's chief diversity, equity and inclusion Officer for Prada North America. She will help the luxury brand develop policies, strategies and programs to help ensure a diverse representation of cultures and perspectives at all levels of the company, and will report to Prada USA CEO, Marcelo...
Oct. 21, 2020
Prada debuts sustainable fabric
Prada is continuing its commitment to sustainability by debuting a new custom-made, eco-friendly fabric for their Linea Rossa line. The new Extreme-Tex textile is a performance fabric that Prada has spent three years developing. It is made from recycled polyester without the use of perfluorocarbons, or PFCS, and other toxic chemicals often used...
Oct. 5, 2020
Armani and Prada: Fashion houses embracing the digital format in Milan
Never before had Miuccia Prada seen so many people at one of her fashion shows. Of course, they were all watching from their computers. "Now we are with so many more people, and that's new, at least for me," said Prada on Thursday, following her digital show on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. The top Italian fashion brand, known for its...
Sep. 25, 2020
In pictures: The first Prada collection led by Raf Simons
Today was the day: the long-awaited debut of Belgian designer Raf Simons for Prada. In February, it was announced that the designer will be taking the creative lead along with lead designer Miuccia Prada. The presentation of the brand's SS21 collection during Milan fashion week finally reveals how the designers' styles have fused together....
Sep. 24, 2020
The first collection by Raf and Miuccia for Prada: what can we expect?
In February it was announced that the Belgian designer Raf Simons was appointed as creative director at Italian fashion brand Prada. It became clear from the press release at the time that he was going to share creative direction of the brand with permanent chief designer Miuccia Prada. On Thursday during Milan fashion week Spring/Summer 2021,...
Sep. 23, 2020
New Prada and Adidas collaboration announced
Prada and Adidas have announced the second drop of their exclusive partnership, the Prada Superstar sneakers. The “artisan crafting is the essence of the Prada Superstar sneaker made by Prada footwear manufacturers in Italy, combining the lexicon of luxury with the language of high-performance sportswear in a shoe with unique, innovative style,”...
Sep. 1, 2020