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Fab Ad: Prada Spring/Summer '07

Fab Ad: Prada Spring/Summer '07

To me, Prada is one of the most iconic fashion brands. Miuccia Prada is a true innovator and has changed the face of Italian fashion. While brands like Gucci, Versace, and Missoni exude sex appeal, Prada made minimalism chic. Always with an underlying utilitarian vibe - she did make the backpack a coveted high fashion accessory - Miuccia is always ahead of the curve.

That said, what do you all think of her Spring/Summer '07 campaign shot by Steven Meisel and featuring model Sasha Pivovarova? Prada was one of the leaders of the headgear trend and she has taken satin and made it a completely wearable fabric. The shadows create a mystique - Sasha looks like she's peering into a far off, exotic land. And the brown oversized fringed handbag plays a big part too, offsetting the sleek, fluid lines of the satin ensemble. While I don't like that Prada always features models that look like mannequins, to me, this fab ad looks like a modern bouquet of exotic flowers.

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Celeb_Star Celeb_Star 9 years
Sasha is the best model!
magmaggo magmaggo 10 years
blah even worst than the previous one
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
I'm not liking the bag at all...
kscincotta kscincotta 10 years
The style of the bag is too stark of a contrast from the styling of the model and the rest of the ad. Just doesn't work for me. If it was just her though, maybe.
melissabritt melissabritt 10 years
MBM This ad would be more thought provoking for me if they used a mannequin INSTEAD of a model.
Silver-Girl Silver-Girl 10 years
Is it me or does the photoshopping make it resemble a Tamara de Lempicka painting? Wonder if this is intentional? It is quite pleasant to look at but not as innovative as one might hope.
swwonder swwonder 10 years
She looks bored, like she's waiting at a train station and forgot her trousers.
Ms_Magnificent1 Ms_Magnificent1 10 years
Yeah that purse is blah!!!
riotgeek riotgeek 10 years
That bag makes me think of Doogal the dog from 'The Magic Roundabout'.
flummoxes flummoxes 10 years
It looks CGI to me
uptowngurl uptowngurl 10 years
okay so prada, i love- this ad is okay i guess. i mean the colors are fun but i mean it's not effective in the sense that I don't want to go out and buy that hideous bag. haha
snowysakurasky snowysakurasky 10 years
very nice photo but there's nothing in it that i want- although i do like prada...
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
that bag is horrible!
mommie mommie 10 years
Colors are fun but hate the bag.
Wicked Wicked 10 years
Yay! My favorite model. This picture was my avatar for a while and I love Prada ads. I have to admit that I do not love the clothes or the bag.
JessNess JessNess 10 years
Ads really dont do anything for me. I just usually like to look at the composition and colors. That purse looks like an ostrich
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