the bunnies are back...
Rabbits are back.
What is it with me and rabbits?
I genuinely don't know.
Long time readers will have been glad of a little bunny break I'm sure, but the 2018 Prada Resort collection, might have just kicked the hutch awake again.
The collection featured the whimsical and wonderful illustrations of James Jean...
Miuccia Prada unveiled what she deemed a “Modernist” collection in the glass-walled Fondazione Prada Osservatorio exhibition space that tops Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Such a stunning space. The collection featured the work of a previous Prada collaborator -James Jean, the artist whose fairy-filled Trembled Blossom print adorned Prada’s SS08 collection.
“Mrs Prada’s design language traverses many areas, and perhaps my work becomes relevant when she wants to evoke a sense of fantasy I think the lyrical quality of my lines is a nice counterpoint to the construction of Prada’s designs.”
This was certainly the case for Resort 2018, where Jean’s fluid prints – depicting Art Nouveau-esque lilies and characterful rabbits – wound their way across lightweight dresses, smocks and trousers, and onto bags and cuff bracelets...
I get a real heavy Tamara de Lempicka vibe from these socks, which is not something you say every day!