Prada Unveils Travel-Approved Resort 2017 Collection

One of the most acclaimed women of the fashion industry, Miuccia Prada is always on the front line when it comes to surprising her customers with unconventional clothing choices, and her newest Prada resort 2017 collection skillfully reminds us of this fact. With colors and silhouettes that directly draw inspiration from Prada’s tailoring techniques exercised in the past, the collection is all about exuberance and coziness combined. Its style could be placed somehow in-between streetwear and conceptual haute couture.

Prada Resort 2017 Collection

Miuccia Prada browsed through Prada’s activewear proposals from the late Nineties to find something that could be as fashionable and comfortable as ever, with the pure intention of designing the coziest, travel-approved pieces of all time. Although being inevitably luxe and at times even subtly opulent, Prada’s resort 2017 collection takes the whole ‘trans-seasonal holiday’ concept literally, making sure its cosmopolitan customers have something to wear on any rainy day in Dublin, windy night in Copenhagen or even sunny day in Milan.

No wonder why the collection’s key pieces are the colored parkas and windbreakers, oversized kimono jackets and utilitarian accessories, such as roomy backpacks and tote bags, which are the icing on the cake indeed. What’s even more interesting, however, is Miuccia’s choice of packing everything with a slightly sheer, voluminous nylon sort of fabric, which surprisingly creates an intriguing contrast with the label’s signature velvet, silk and cashmere materials.

The line-up’s bold color palette may leave many speechless too, as we rarely have the chance to see such a vibrant, shocking and rich choice of colors from Miuccia Prada’s collections. Pink, acid green, lilac and orange got blissfully matched with sleek total-black looks, making these unique, vibrant tones stand out even more while also lessening the distances between haute couture and travel-wear thanks to the dramatic A-lines.

Prada Resort 2017 Collection

Minuscule details, such as tiny belts cinched at the waists, function both as a utilitarian way of attaching bags to the models’ body, and as quirky, innovative details to shape up and reinvent the collection’s windbreakers, letting them live a double life as activewear by day and futuristic staples by night.

Miuccia Prada then managed to re-create such a double life for the label’s notorious tracksuit, refinishing it not only with a similar synthetic fabric, but also with contrasting patterns on the sides. These patterns not only look dynamic and edgy, but will surely help you look more visible during the nights while riding a bike in a foreign country.

Riffled hems and patchwork motifs are the key details that keep on denoting the entire collection’s struggle to combine high fashion with activewear pieces. We could fairly state that Miuccia created a new, parallel world, where fashion naturally veers off from one style to another, without following any specific rule, but rather solely focusing on instinct and passion.

Prada Resort 2017 Collection

Prada Resort 2017 Collection

Photos courtesy of Vogue

Recent Posts

Gigi Hadid & Adwoa Aboah Star in Fendi’s Fall 2018 Campaign

Fendi keeps releasing campaigns that feature the trendiest names of the moment. Just recently the brand celebrated the 10th anniversary of their infamous Peekaboo bag a with a female-focused campaign that featured Kim Kardashian, her...

Swimwear For Every Budget

Here we are in the middle of summer and our schedules are filling up with all kinds of fun activities, many involving swimwear. It's easy to fall into the habit of "oh I'll just wear...

Make White Jeans Look Cool Again With These 16 Looks

White jeans are the essential piece, almost every woman has in her closet. If you lack ideas on how to work the white denim this summer, we bring you 16 fabulous looks. Slide through this...

16 Times Celebs Freed The Nipple

Celebrities have been setting the nipple free lately to make something more than a fashion statement. They are trying to send a female empowerment message and stimulate women to feel free to show off their...

Beautyblender Drops Bounce Liquid Whip Long Wear Foundation

Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. And Beautyblender is here to prove that. Your favorite makeup blender is now getting the perfect foundation to use it with. Beautyblender’s founder Rea Ann Silva announced...