Miuccia Prada is singularly one of the most influential designers of modern day. So when she speaks, we listen. Her latest menswear show for the fall season was set in a multi-level structure which she aimed to emulate “a square for ceremony—a gathering of the rich, the poor.” She talked about famine, assassinations, pessimism, immigration… deep and dark topics that may not be the first things you think of when you deal with luxury fashion. But any good designer will take a look at his/her current landscape and zeitgeist and translate it into art.
Clothes were messy, thrown on and in a disarray. Worn-in, aged and seemed uncertain, a good representation of today. She played with a range of textures and colors, mixing them with prints. The stars of the collection belonged to the range of outerwear, which included long trenches, suits and more. These were matched with pants and stellar accessories. All in all, a strong but somber collection that was thoughtful.