July 24th, 2020
On My Mind

Miuccia Prada Inspired

Miuccia Prada’s personal style is enviable and enduring — she sticks with what she likes. I, too, love pleated skirts, beautiful coats, and short-sleeved knits — a few of her signature pieces. Mrs. Prada’s own accessories keep her style from being too classic. I have a beloved Prada coat that I shortened to a jacket and it is from, no joke, circa 1995. Belted double faced wool — the jacket is perfection and I intend to wear it forever.

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  • Ms. Prada is indeed an original and inspirational. I would love to see your adjusted 1996 coat! Talk about quality and style that last. Have never had an item from Prada that I did not absolutely adore.

    MichelleJuly 24th, 2020  10:49 AM

     
  • I agree – Prada is forever. I am still wearing a pair of Prada flats that I can’t even remember how long I’ve had but still beautiful.

    SLFJuly 24th, 2020  11:54 AM

     
  • Agreed Preston! Many of my go-to basics are from Prada – cashmere knits, black skirts, coats – and they always go the distance. I still refer back to the late 90s collections for my daily uniform inspiration – along with Carolyn Bessette Kennedy (who often wore Prada). I really wish more modern designers designed for women with as much elegance and intelligence as Mrs Prada did in those years. In my eyes, nothing comes close.

    Eloise DiasJuly 24th, 2020  9:57 PM

     
  • Nothing like Prada quality. I have a nineties tote & shoulder bag both leather trimmed and worn to death..but they look like new!

    SusanJuly 25th, 2020  9:31 AM

     
  • Ditto the 90s Prada references and CBK! The ultimate fashion icon. 90s Prada was the best.

    KarinaJuly 26th, 2020  11:01 AM

     

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