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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 8 years
Sasha is the best model!
magmaggo magmaggo 8 years
blah even worst than the previous one
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I'm not liking the bag at all...
kscincotta kscincotta 9 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 9 years
MBM This ad would be more thought provoking for me if they used a mannequin INSTEAD of a model.
Silver-Girl Silver-Girl 9 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 9 years
She looks bored, like she's waiting at a train station and forgot her trousers.
Ms_Magnificent1 Ms_Magnificent1 9 years
Yeah that purse is blah!!!
riotgeek riotgeek 9 years
That bag makes me think of Doogal the dog from 'The Magic Roundabout'.
flummoxes flummoxes 9 years
It looks CGI to me
uptowngurl uptowngurl 9 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 9 years
very nice photo but there's nothing in it that i want- although i do like prada...
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 9 years
that bag is horrible!
mommie mommie 9 years
Colors are fun but hate the bag.
Wicked Wicked 9 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 9 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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