Prada’s show notes point to a return to simplicity for Spring, “Reduction to an essence,” it reads, “An antidote to complexity,” it continues. If there are elements of a ’20s flapper, or a ’70s sophisticate, or ’90s minimalist, it’s incidental. This is a woman for right now, a modernist through and through. She wears a great jacket, a tiered, gauzy white dress, a leather skirt suit, a languid silk dress with embroidery—she knows who she is, and she likes to look smart.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.