Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1913 in Milan, Prada has grown into one of the world's most influential luxury brands. The journey began when Miuccia Prada took charge of the family business in 1979. "Prada Catwalk: The Complete Collections" is a definitive publication that explores the history of the house and the collections themselves, organized in chronological order.
Miuccia Prada: A revolutionary vision
After initially focusing exclusively on accessories, Miuccia Prada presented the house's first fashion collection in 1988. Her personal, sophisticated and subtly subversive approach would soon transform Prada into a leading brand. The book opens with a brief history of the house, followed by a brief biographical profile of Miuccia Prada, highlighting her unique vision and influence.
The collections in the Prada book: A timeline of innovation
Each collection is introduced by a short text revealing the influences and highlights, and illustrated with carefully selected catwalk images. These images show hundreds of spectacular garments, details, accessories, beauty looks and set designs. And, of course, the top models who wore them on the catwalk, from Naomi Campbell and Gisele to Kate Moss and Kaia Gerber.
Prada's influence: A legacy of style
Prada's influence extends across the fashion industry and beyond. Its collections do not simply reflect trends; they have shaped and transformed the way we look at fashion. This book offers a unique opportunity to trace Prada's evolution from its early focus on leather goods to today's innovative and bold fashion collections.
An indispensable Prada book for fashion enthusiasts
"Prada Catwalk: The Complete Collections" is a must-have for anyone interested in fashion and design. It offers unparalleled insight into the history and development of a brand that has become synonymous with luxury and innovation. With its rich illustrations and in-depth text, this book is not only a beautiful coffee table book, but also an important reference work. It is a tribute to the creativity and craftsmanship that have made Prada an enduring symbol of style and elegance.