Resort 2010 Collection Printed Prada Fitted Shift Dress
Vogue Runway's said of this show: .".... in sharp contrast to the austerity of her Fall show, this one had pretty draped-back dresses in camel color-blocked with pastels; cheeky scarf-print bikini briefs with ties at the hips, worn with neon-bright button-downs; and eye candy in the form of little duffel bags in colorful florals that matched the models' ankle-tie sandals. The bow was a recurring motif, appearing at the neckline and elbows of an asymmetrically draped black top, at the hem of narrow underskirts, and at the back of float-y, vaguely 1920's-ish wallpaper-print dresses. The cumulative effect was appealingly unstudied. Call it Prada's antidote for trying fashion times."
This is a fantastic little dress that is similar to the other I have listed but with a different, more form fitting cut. Both are covered with one of the prettiest prints from Prada that I have seen. Again this one is slightly different version from Look #25 that walked runway, but it is done in the same colorway and the cut of this dress is the most form fitting of all. Prada often delivers to stores several versions of the runway dress and I often think that the after versions are better as they have the added benefit of feedback from the buyers. The dress is constructed from a gorgeous, feather light cotton voile, whose slight transparency give the dress a layer of texture and depth over the inner white silk lining. The bodice is kept simple with a scooped neck and no sleeves. The waist nips in and the skirt has a long fitted pencil cut detailed with a white panel worked into the print at the back. This makes it very flattering and gives the wearer a beautiful long, lean line. It is beautifully cut and constructed. A wonderful little frock that you can just slip on and instantly feel pretty in. Excellent condition
Fully lined in white silk and closes with a hidden set side zipper and grosgrain ribbon ties at the back of the neck. Tagged a Prada 42. Please know your size in Prada and check the measurements given as Prada runs small.
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15.5" from neck to waist
Skirt: 25.5" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
Reference runway photo: VogueRunway.com, Model: Julia Hafstrom
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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