Eye: Miuccia Prada Meticulously Restores The Past In Shanghai | With A Fiercely Rebellious Feminist Artistry For Spring 2018

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Eye: Miuccia Prada Meticulously Restores The Past In Shanghai | With A Fiercely Rebellious Feminist Artistry For Spring 2018

Prada Renovates Past Decadence in Shanghai

Miuccia Prada and husband, Prada Group chief executive Patrizio Bertelli, opened Prada Rong Zhai, a brilliantly restored heritage mansion in Shanghai's affluent Jing'a District, just north of the former French Concession. 

Miuccia Prada's Punk and the Need for Modern Militance

'Combative' and 'militant' were words front and center in Miuccia's spring 2018 fashion consciousness. The designer has quietly undermined every aspect of bougeois dress throughout her career. After all, as a full-fledged member of Italy's Communist party, Prada reportedly wore regularly Yves Saint Laurent couture. This is testimony to her "profoundly unconventional and willfully contrary spirit", writes Frankel.