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Monday, September 26, 2011

Fashion Week - Prada lime green is the new black


For spring and summer 2012, Prada hit the golf course -– what else could come to the mind when you hear the phrase “geometric outdoors”? The designer said that was the goal of the indoor “field” -– the 600 foam blocks placed on a grid of artificial turf throughout the company’s headquarters and show space on Via Fogazzaro. A description of the space handed out to the media emphasizes the spacing of each foam cube and the strictly choreographed routes each model would take to assure maximum visibility. She described it as having “the audience participate in a perfectly organized picnic.”