August 21 2014

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Prada’s Long Tradition Of Going Short


Following—well, and during—yesterday’s Prada show, there was lots of tweet-y chatter about Lady Gaga and the effect of the veritable pandemic of pantslessness that has swept the globe over the past year. It’s easy to see why. Not only were there tiny little bloomerlike shorts printed with painterly palm trees, there was also a see-through chandelier crystal dress worn with little white bottoms and even one look that seemed to consist of a crystal-encrusted top and plain old black briefs.

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves, kids. Remember, we’re talking about a designer who essentially invents her own drum and then marches to its completely original (and, of course, eventually seminal) beat. At any rate, we thought we should point out that Mrs. Prada was going pants-less in her collection a whole decade ago. Here, are a few of Prada’s greatest leggy hits, left to right, from Spring 2007, Spring 2000, Spring 2003, and Spring 2001.



  1. jayne62ny says:

    Good call! Lady G was barely out of her Catholic school uniform when Miuccia started showing leggy runway looks.

  2. tr_ro says:

    Great job guys! While everybody is thinking OMG Prada is doing pantless looks, so iriginal, so incredible… you guys say NO! they have done it a few times before dumbheads! LOL

  3. kellystyle29 says:

    Glad to see that they have a fresh look on the runway

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