While we love just about anything Miuccia Prada creates (her Spring 2012 collection included), we have to admit that sometimes, while intriguing, her ideas can seem hard to imagine in playing a role in real life.
Although this season with its retro Italian glamor, wicked hot-rod motifs and red-hot flame prints seemed a tad bit tricky although wholly covetable, served as no exception as it dangerously teetered on the good taste divide with its decadent juxtaposition of references high & low.
But then again, look at how delightful actress Freida Pinto looked in a hot-rod printed number at the recent celebration of Nylon magazine’s 13th anniversary while hitting upon the season’s must-have color block trend.
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One of the major reasons the starlet made it work was by finding a piece from the collection that boasts a rather traditional shape while leaving the surprising elements one needs these days to turn heads to one simple motif set against soothing pastels.
Now who’d have ever thought that dreamy shades of pink, Wedgewood blue and creamy yellow could get their motors running?
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