Inside Prada’s ‘In the Heart of the Multitude’

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It would be mild (at best) to say that Prada, the italian fashion house arguably as genius for its whimsical design as it is for its creative collaborations, has a graphic flair. While the brand’s upcoming fall collection was as ambiguous in gender as it was in genre—instead, focusing on the cinematic glamour of the avant-garde—it is the current collection that marries feminist politics with fashion prints. To coincide with the roaring Riot Grrrl-inspired Spring/Summer 2014 collection, Prada invited muralists Miles “El Mac” Gregor, Mesa, Gabriel Specter, and Stinkfish, and illustrators Jeanne Detallante and Pierre Mornet, to engage in themes of femininity, representation, power, and multiplicity on the walls of its Via Fogazzaro show space in Milan for a project titled In the Heart of Multitude. The large scale pieces draw from an interest in the political wall art from Mexican muralists such as Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco. See some of the beautiful mural pieces below.

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