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30 October 2017

Piece of the Week: The Prada Pin-Up Skirt

Fact. You’ll want every single piece from Prada’s AW17 poster girl collection, but we call this one! 

 

WORDS BY AMELIA BELL

 

The shiny new Prada collection has landed on Farfetch, and we’ve got our eyes on the prize – this traffic-stopping Sixties pin-up skirt, complete with an audacious feather finish (naturally).

 

If you’re thinking Prada’s poster girls look familiar, you’re not wrong - these sixties bombshells come courtesy of American artist Robert McGinnis; aka the man behind the iconic pulp illustrations on the posters for Live and Let Die and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. And the bibliophiles among us will recognise the lady on Prada’s skirt as the very same femme fatale on the cover of Brett Halliday’s cult paperback Never Kill A Client.

So there you have it, Miuccia Prada’s latest vision - equal parts a fun-filled retro revival and calling into question the subject of female sexuality. So if you like this piece, you’ll certainly like these