Streamlined engineering are the new buzzwords at Prada, which has unveiled its latest Linea Rossa collection, the second since its relaunch last year. Rolled out internationally this month with a series of presentations.
The womenswear collections for next summer presented in New York, London, Milan and Paris showcased 10 main trends, marking a return to a pared-down fashion, though one veined with a yearning for exuberance.
At the latest Milan fashion week, designers have expressed real ecological awareness for the first time in their shows, without sacrificing creativity, business or glamour, as in any fashion week worthy of its name.
FashionNetwork.com examines how diversity and inclusivity have now become strategic issues, as shown by the policies adopted by many labels, at a time when faux pas, notably about racism, are no longer tolerated.
Prada said on Friday it would stop offering end-of-season promotions at its stores, in a bid to boost margins and protect its brand after achieving revenue growth in 2018 for the first time in four years.