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obsessions from prada autumn/winter 14

In a world of gimmicks the Prada show stands strong with drama, intelligence and a touch of scandal. A show filled with unexpected details, each piece deriving from an obsession of Miuccia Prada’s which came across in the collection but it was also left open to our own interpretation. We take a look at five completely different factors that came together perfectly to form the Prada autumn/winter 14 show.

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Text Ger Tierney
Photography Mitchell Sams

  • i’m with the band

    Shearling trench coats over nothing more than fine knit sweaters topped off with a thin clashing scarf embodied the free and easy mish mash style of the 70s babes touring the world with their band of choice. Think Anita Pallenberg on tour with the Stones.

    Prada Autumn/Winter 14

  • bauhaus

    Head to toe Bauhaus style prints dominated the collection. They were bright, bold and as unapologetic as such a statement should be.

    Prada Autumn/Winter 2014

  • the bitter tears of petra von kant

    The obscure and brightly coloured costumes from this 1972 film by German Film Director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was Miuccia Prada’s main inspiration for the collection.

    Prada Autumn/Winter 14

  • a star is born

    Amanda Murphy opened the Prada show just a short year ago and so a star was born. Closing this seasons show in a shining gold shearling jacket this statuesque beauty is fronts the campaign this season and is the Prada muse of the moment.

    Prada Autumn/Winter 2014

  • a touch of scandal

    Sheer dresses with 1920s cuts felt like a nod to the scandalous flapper heroines of the that era. Miuccia updated the daring looks by exposing even more flesh than the traditional dresses, in order to raise eyebrows of the unfazed audience of today.

    Prada Autumn/Winter 14