It is impossible to speak of a 40’s cinematic aesthetic without
Miu Miu’s 2011 fall collection.
I gushed over this collection when it first debuted, at the time, on my Tumblr page I wrote:
"Out of all the fall's collections this was my most coveted. Subtle in its’ play on classic silhouettes it becomes about the art of the finish details. The large buttons the floral the sequined birds create a tone of whimsy while still these looks demand a elegant seriousness. A glamour not to be trifled with but can still spark fantasy."
Looking back I still swoon but more importantly I see its relevance to the fall collections of now. The silhouette speaks to the return of suiting, and turns to a different proportion one that is larger with shoulders (bye -bye maxi dress), the appliques of glittery birds and florals hint to the hyper embellishment that is now in, then the modernizing of fur, and the use bright color that is now every wear! Miuccia Prada is ever pushing us forward in how we dress and she certainly did so with a classic kid-glove and this
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