Where the runway meets the street

Take some time out to get to know Miuccia Prada in this brilliant interview in T Magazine. From the simple black rucksack that started it all in 1978 to the hoards of counterfeits that continue to flood the market – “The job is to do something interesting with ideas and if it is copied I couldn’t care less,” Miu Miu (as she’s known to her family) gives an uncharacteristically frank interview to T’s Andrew O’Hagan. On her obsession with the relationship between the Ugly and the Beautiful ” Ugly is attractive, ugly is exciting. Maybe because it is newer, the investigation of ugliness is, to me, more interesting than the bourgeois idea of beauty. And why? Because ugly is human.” Read the full story here.

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