Style, grace, minimalism – these are the qualities that unite every product created by Prada. A world-famous company for the production of bags, clothes, accessories and cosmetics is one of the leading companies in the European and American markets.
It all began in Milan back in 1913. This year, Mario Prada founded the company “Fratelli Prada” (from Italian – “Brothers Prada”). The company specialized in the production of travel bags made of exotic walrus leather, which aroused the interest of wealthy buyers. After 45 years, the leadership of Prada passed to the daughter of the founder – Louise. By that time, the company’s popularity had spread far beyond Europe. Prada travel bags with precious wood and tortoise shell inserts adorned with rhinestones were in demand, both among European and American aristocracy. However, the impracticality of such models, which were distinguished by their high weight, led to the fact that interest in Prada products gradually faded away, reducing the company’s profit to a minimum. Continue reading
The history of this Fashion House began with a hat boutique, which opened in 1890 in Paris. At that time, hats, varied in color, style, decoration, were an obligatory part of the women’s toilet. Jeanne Lanvin, the owner of the new atelier, was an outstanding woman. Her nature combined the talent of a fashion designer, the ability to conduct her own, albeit small, business, and the ease of easy communication. She did not limit herself to the production of hats, albeit expensive and sophisticated. A little time after the opening of the hat atelier, Jeanne Lanvin began to sew women’s clothing that was impeccably tailored and styled.
It was Zhanna Lanvin who began to separate women’s clothing “by age”. Before that, children’s dresses were made in exact accordance with adults. Continue reading