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Miuccia Prada
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Steven Meisel
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Chanel
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Louis Vuitton
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Prada

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Prada

Italian fashion label specializing in luxury goods for men and women , founded in 1913 add

Category: Business (4)

Founded in 1913.

Countries: United States (23%), (16%), Italy (11%)

Main connections: Miu Miu, Miuccia Prada, Gucci

Linked to: Miu Miu, Puig, Carrefour, Council of Fashion Designers of America

 

Timeline


 

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1949

Miuccia Prada - Miuccia Prada was born in 1949


1970

Her own daughter, Miuccia Prada, joined the company in 1970, eventually taking over for her mother in 1978 add something


1977

She met Patrizio Bertelli in 1977, an Italian who had begun his own leathergoods business at the age of 17, and he joined the company soon after add something


1979

She released her first set of backpacks and totes in 1979 add something


1983

In 1983, Prada opened a second boutique in Milan reminiscent to the original shop, but with a sleek and modern contrast to it add something


1985

In 1985, Miuccia released the "classic Prada handbag" that became an overnight sensation add something


1989

Prada launched its women's ready-to-wear collection in 1989, and the designs came to be known for their dropped waistlines and narrow belts add something


1990

Prada's continued success was attributed to its "working-class" theme which, Ginia Bellafante at the New York Times Magazine proclaimed, "was becoming chic in the high-tech, IPO-driven early 1990s add something

 

Prada's originality made it one of the most influential fashion houses, and the brand became a premium status symbol in the 1990s add something

 

Sportswear (fashion) - Miuccia & Prada revived the fortunes of her family company Prada with her top-quality sportswear designs in the 1990s, and continues designing for the firm


1992

In 1992, the high fashion brand Miu Miu, named after Miuccia's nickname, launched add something


1993

By 1993 Prada was awarded the Council of Fashion Designers of America award for accessories add something

 

Miu Miu - Miu Miu was established in 1993 by Miuccia Prada

 

Miu Miu - Opened in 1993, Miu Miu's name was conceived from Miuccia Prada's family nickname

 

Germano Celant - Since 1993, Celant has been serving as Artistic Director of the Prada Foundation in Milan , which begun as as PradaMilanoarte that year

 

Stefano Pilati - The fashion house Giorgio Armani hired him as an assistant in its men's ready-to-wear department in 1993, and the fashion house Prada asked Pilati to run its fabric research and development in 1995


1995

Prada won another award from the CFDA, in 1995 as a "designer of the year" 1996 witnessed the opening of the 18,000 ft² Prada boutique in Manhattan, New York, the largest in the chain at the time add something


1996

Miuccia's Prada and Bertelli company were merged to create Prapar B.V. in 1996 add something

 

Revenue tripled from that of 1996, to L 2 trillion add something


1997

Glen Luchford - In 1997, he signed exclusively to Prada, and has since shot advertising campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent, Levi's, Mercedes-Benz and Calvin Klein

 

Hye-rim Park - She became the first non-Caucasian model since Naomi Campbell in 1997 to walk the show, and just the second female Asian model to walk for Prada


1998

In 1998, the first Prada menswear boutique opened in Los Angeles add something

 

Stefano Pilati - In 1998, he was promoted to assistant designer at Miu Miu, a brand of Prada, working on men's and women's ready-to-wear clothing and reporting directly to Miuccia Prada


1999

Fabrizio Viti - From 1999, Fabrizio Viti worked for about 5 years for the Italian Fashion House Prada

 

Helmut Lang (fashion brand) - In 1999, Lang entered into a partnership with & Prada Group which resulted in the acquisition of the Helmut Lang brand by Prada in 2004, and Mr. Lang's departure from the label in 2005

 

Church's - The family business was taken over by Prada in 1999, and has since expanded its outlets overseas


2000

Skin care products in unit doses were introduced in the United States, Japan and Europe in 2000 add something

 

The company's merger and purchasing sprees slowed in the 2000s add something

 

Azzedine Alaia - He signed a partnership with the Prada group in 2000

 

Jil Sander - Six months later, in January 2000, Sander unexpectedly resigned abruptly as chairwoman and shortly thereafter as chief designer after confrontations with Prada CEO Patrizio Bertelli


2001

Adina Fohlin - First surfacing on international catwalks during the spring 2001 prêt-à-porter season, Fohlin has proved a prolific runway model, appearing in numerous shows for fashion houses such as Christian Dior, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Gucci, YSL Rive Gauche and Prada

 

Jones Bootmaker - ' Prada acquired the Church group and subsequently in 2001 Jones Bootmaker was taken over by a private investor


2002

Miuccia Prada - In 2002, she opened a contemporary art space, Fondazione Prada, which exhibits work by various international artists

 

Puig (company) - In 2002, the French fashion firm Comme des Garçons joined the company and only a year later it was the turn of the Italian Prada

 

Ana Mihajlovic - She is best known as the winner of the 2002 Elite Model Look She has walked the runway for Dolce & Gabbana, Balenciaga, Dries van Noten, Givenchy, John Galliano, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Prada, Christian Dior and others


2003

Since 2003 Prada perfumes belong to Puig company add something

 

Anna Wintour - A former personal assistant, Lauren Weisberger, wrote the 2003 best selling "roman à clef" "The Devil Wears Prada", later made into a successful film starring Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, a fashion editor believed to be based on Wintour

 

Domenico Dolce - By 2003, the company sold more products in Italy than Armani, Gucci, Prada, and Versace

 

Stefano Gabbana - By 2003, the company sold more products in Italy than Armani, Gucci, Prada, and Versace

 

Rem Koolhaas - In 2003 "Content", a 544-page magazine-style book designed by &&& Creative and published by Koolhaas, gives an overview of the last decade of OMA projects including his designs for the Prada shops, the Seattle Public Library, a plan to save Cambridge from Harvard by rechanneling the Charles River, Lagos' future as Earth's third-biggest town, as well as interviews with Martha Stewart and Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

 

Iselin Steiro - She began her fashion career in 2003 by walking for Prada and Calvin Klein in her first season

 

Polina Kouklina - She began modeling in fashion-shows in 2003 and has walked for labels such as Prada, Alexander McQueen and Louis Vuitton

 

Julie de Libran - She created in 2003 the Prada made-to-measure atelier in Paris


2004

Helmut Lang (fashion brand) - After alleged disputes with & Prada Group's CEO Patrizio Bertelli on how the brand should be continued, and after Mr. Lang had sold his remaining shares to Prada in October 2004, he left his own label in January 2005

 

Jil Sander - However, in November 2004, Sander terminated cooperation with Prada for good and resigned from her post again after insurmountable differences with Mr. Bertelli


2005

Previous Prada exclusives and openers who have gone on to success in the fashion world include unknown models and actors who work for cheap or for free including the still unknown Daria Werbowy, Gemma Ward, Suvi Koponen and Sasha Pivovarova, who went on to appear in Prada's ad campaigns for six consecutive seasons after opening the Prada fall 2005 runway show add something

 

Helmut Lang (fashion brand) - Already in spring 2005, it had been rumored that Prada was trying to sell the label

 

Freja Beha Erichsen - Discovered on the streets of her native Denmark by a modeling agent passing by, Erichsen made her debut as a model in 2005 at the fall Paris and Milan shows of Prada, &Louis_Vuitton, and Miu Miu

 

Snejana Onopka - In 2005, Steven Meisel photographs Onopka for the Prada and Dolce & Gabbana fall ad campaigns, sparking a booking frenzy thereafter and Snejana caught the eye of him, who photographed her for two covers of Italian "Vogue" and for whom she is a "muse

 

Abercrombie & Fitch - The company began cultivating an upscale image after the 2005 opening of its Fifth Avenue flagship store alongside Prada and other upscale retailers

 

Raf Simons - In June 2005 Simons was appointed as Creative Director for the Jil Sander label, by its owner the Prada Group

 

Charlotte Di Calypso - After her win, Di Calypso debuted in fashion in September 2005, modeling for the Prada Spring 2006 collection


2006

By 2006, the Helmut Lang, Amy Fairclough, and Jil Sander labels were sold add something

 

Daiane Conterato - Conterato made her runway debut at the fall 2006 Prada show

 

Jil Sander (brand) - In 2006, private equity firm Change Capital Partners LLP bought the company from Prada

 

Heather Bratton - She appeared during the summer of 2006 in shows in Milan and Paris , modeling for Prada, &Gucci, Burberry and Chanel

 

LG Prada - Woo-Young Kwak, head of LG Mobile Handset R&D Center, said at a press conference, We consider that Apple copied the Prada phone after the design was unveiled when it was presented in the iF Design Award and won the prize in September 2006


2007

Ali Stephens - During 2007, her first year as a fashion model, Stephens was an exclusive for the spring Prada runway show in Milan, Italy and opened for the spring Chloé show in Paris, France

 

In May 2007, Prada began producing mobile phones with LG Electronics add something


2008

A duplex megastore was opened in Kuala Lumpur at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur in late 2008 add something

 

Linda Evangelista - Evangelista was photographed by Meisel for the Prada Fall/Winter 2008 campaign

 

Antony Hegarty - He collaborated in 2008 with Prada to create a song called "The Great White Ocean" for their promotional campaign

 

Takeshi Kaneshiro - Outside of the entertainment business, Kaneshiro has acted as a spokesperson and model for Emporio Armani as well as, Prada , Lifecard credit card company, VAIO personal computer, Honda, Lipice lips moisturizer, SonyEricsson, Pocari Sweat soft drink, Morinaga chocolate, Volvic, GEOS , Petronas oil company, Japan Asia Airways, Hyundai Motor Company, Toyota MarkX ZiO, Mitsubishi Galant, NTT docomo the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan, NTT Yellow Pages, Shiseido, Lycos, UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Kadokawa Shoten a w

 

LG Prada - A second version of the phone, the LG Prada II was announced October 13, 2008

 

LG Prada II - The LG Prada II was announced October 13, 2008


2009

And 2009 saw the opening of a new store on Corso Venezia, Milan, designed by architect Robert Baciocchi, focussing on the Prada "Made to Order" collection add something

 

Hyundai Genesis - Based on the 2009 Genesis Prada car, it included 3 body colours , dark chrome on radiator grille, emblem and door handles; 19-inch alloy wheels, an outer antenna with a wedge shape, the dashboard and upholstery wrapped in "saffiano" leather

 

Princess Salwa Aga Khan - For the Fall 2009 season, Spears was photographed by Steven Meisel as one of the faces of Prada

 

Hannah Holman - Holman made her runway debut in 2009 for the Resort 2010 season, opening Miu Miu and closing Prada

 

Clear heels - In 2009, "New York Magazine" indicated that the style was "on trend" for the Spring 2010 shows, notably in Milan at Dsquared2, Prada, and Fendi

 

Beatrix Ong - Illustrator Neal Murren, who has previously worked for Jil Sander, Prada and Levi's, has created the new boxes inspired by Beatrix Ong. Sure to be a collectors item, as with the previous boxes illustrated by Natasha Law, the new packaging is available from February 2009

 

Sunglass Hut International - In April 2009, Sunglass Hut and & Prada created a one-week-only Prada concept store in the Rockefeller Centre, New York

 

Bovrisee had been told by Prada Japan President Davide Sesia and human resources manager Hiroyuki Takahashi in September 2009 that she needed to lose weight and change her style to the "Prada look add something

 

Celia Ammerman - Ammerman appeared in the Vogue accessories supplement in the September 2009 issue of "Vogue Italia", modeling Prada sunglasses


2010

Miranda Kerr - A season later she walked for design company Prada for their Fall 2010 collection in Milan alongside fellow Angels Doutzen Kroes and Alessandra Ambrosio

 

Jacquelyn Jablonski - Her runway credits include Shiatzy Chen, Prada, &Balenciaga, YSL, Valentino, Chanel, and the 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

 

Vanessa Hessler - In February of 2010, Vanessa walked for the Fall 2010 Prada show in Milan,

 

Miuccia Prada - Prada announced the winner of the 2010 Turner Prize

 

Miu Miu - Since 2010, Miu Miu, owned and operated by Miuccia Prada has been asked to take social responsibility on a sexual harassment and gender discrimination case

 

Barbara Palvin - Her runway debut was as an exclusive for Prada during Milan Fashion Week in February 2010

 

Doutzen Kroes - In February 2010, Kroes returned to the catwalk during fashion week for Prada with fellow Angels Alessandra Ambrosio and Miranda Kerr

 

Prada Japan fired Bovrisse in March 2010 after she complained about the directive in an article published that month in the "Japan Times" add something

 

Miu Miu - On August 2010, Prada was reviewed on gender discrimination case by UN Women CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women


2011

Saskia de Brauw - De Brauw featured alongside Mariacarla Boscono and Daphne Groeneveld in the Spring/Summer 2011 Givenchy campaign, in the Fall/Winter 2011 Versace campaign, in MaxMara and Chanel's Spring/Summer 2012 and Fall/Winter 2012 campaigns, as well as the Fall/Winter Loewe campaign, whilst featuring in the Fendi, Prada, Giorgio Armani and Lanvin Spring 2013 campaigns

 

Barneys New York - As of February 2011, Barneys no longer sells Prada with the exception of shoes and menswear because of disagreements concerning prices and inventory control


2012

Michael Pitt - In 2012, Pitt was named the face of Italian fashion house Prada and modeled their men's clothes

 

Adrien Brody - On January 16, 2012, Brody made his runway debut as a model for Prada Men Fall/Winter 2012 show

 

Linda Evangelista - In May 2012, she attended the Met Gala as the special guest of Miuccia & Prada, the creative director of the Prada brand, who was being honored at the gala

 

On 26 October 2012, Prada Japan prevailed in a lawsuit filed by ex-manager Rina Bovrisee add something


2013

Martha Hunt - In 2013 she did the commercials of Miu Miu, Santa Lolla, Max & co , Express , Ralph Lauren, Prada, Rag & Bone and Juicy Couture

 

On January 30, 2013, Clean Clothes Campaign reported, "Trade Union Harassment Continues at Prada Supplier" add something

 

Miuccia Prada - On March 14, 2013, a counter report of Prada in violating women's rights was reported to Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

Miu Miu - On March 14, 2013, a counter report of Prada in violating women's rights was reported to Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

Miu Miu - In April 2013, an American Change.org petition against Miuccia Prada, collected over 200K signatures around the world

 

On April 30, 2013, Geneva Press Club launched a case detail on live stream, "The First Case in The World's Fashion History" add something

 

Miuccia Prada - On May 17, 2013, a statement against sexual harassment and gender discrimination at workplace was released by the UN Committee: Change.org online petition against Miuccia Prada collected over 200K signatures around the world

 

On May 28, 2013, "Prada Vs The UN" was the highest number of Facebook liked news on Vogue add something

 

Miu Miu - On May 28, 2013, The UN has backed former & Prada employee Bovrisse over the sexual harassment and discrimination case of Prada

 

Miuccia Prada - On May 28, 2013, Vogue launched a news article, "Prada Vs The UN"

 

Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani - In July 2013, in conjunction with Miuccia & Prada and the Prada Foundation, QMA launched CURATE, a global search for curatorial talent

 

On August 1, 2013, Asian Transnational Corporation Monitoring Network launched Bovrisse's final testimony add something

 

On August 6, 2013, & CBS Los Angeles evening news went live by CBS TV reporter, Andrea Fujii covering the "Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights" and Change.org add something

 

However, the judgment rendered by the Tokyo District Court on November 12, 2013 upheld a claim for damages against Ms. Rina Bovrisse by Prada et al add something

 

On November 14, 2013, The Huffington Post - Salon launched a front page story, "Prada, suicide and sexual harassment: A whistle-blower speaks out" trailed the reality of women at workplace in Japan revealing the work policy of Miuccia Prada add something

 

Miuccia Prada - On 2 December 2013, Miuccia Prada was awarded the first International Designer of the Year at the 2013 British Fashion Awards at the London Coliseum


2014

Malaika Firth - For the Spring/Summer 2014 campaign season, Firth booked campaigns from Valentino, Burberry and Prada for the second-consecutive time

 

Miuccia Prada - In 2014, the Prada company was investigated for tax evasion

 

Malaika Firth - She gained attention from the fashion industry after walking in the SS2014 Prada menswear show and starring in the Prada-fall 2013 campaign, which featured Christy Turlington, Catherine McNeil, Cameron Russell, Freja Beha Erichsen, Fei Fei Sun and Rachel Williams and was shot by Steven Meisel

 

As of January 2014 the Prada countersuit is still pending add something

 

Gemma Ward - On September 18, 2014 Ward returned to the runway at the spring/summer 2015 Prada show during Milan Fashion Week


2015

In 2015, Prada's turnover was 3,551,7 million euros, up 1 percent from 2014, while its gross operating profit fell 16,5 percent to 954,2 million euros add something

 

Gemma Ward - In December, Ward appeared on the 55th Anniversary cover of Australian "Vogue" and along with a 40th anniversary campaign for Country Road, was announced as the face of Prada's Spring/Summer 2015 campaign

 

Miu Miu - Set to launch its first fragrance in 2015, Miu Miu's new venture is backed by the signed agreement between Coty Inc and Prada SA.

 

Rebel Heart Tour - She had first heard of Michele in February 2015 through British fashion critic Suzy_Menkes; Michele had just finished two fashion collections, including Prada's "Iconoclast" exhibition in London

 

Rebel Heart Tour - In August 2015, Madonna revealed to "Women's Wear Daily" the name of the designers working on the costumes for the tour, including Jeremy Scott for Moschino, Alessandro Michele for Gucci and Alexander Wang, along with Fausto Puglisi, Prada, &Miu_Miu, Swarovski and the Lebanese designer Nicolas Jebran


2016

Sasha Pivovarova - Shot by photographer Steven Meisel, Pivovraova returned as the model for Prada's 2016 Spring/Summer campaign along with Natalia Vodianova and dutch newcomer Yasmin Wijnaldum

 

Natalia Vodianova - Shot by photographer Steven Meisel, Vodianova for the first time, became the campaign model for Prada's 2016 Spring/Summer along with Prada's comeback muse Sasha Pivovarova and dutch newcomer Yasmin Wijnaldum

 

Sasha Pivovarova - Pivovarova was on the cover of Vogue Italia for their June 2016 edition photographed by Mario Sorrenti and appeared in her 16th Campaign for Prada in the 2016 Pre-Fall Campaign photographed again by Meisel

 

Clothing - In July 2016, Prada clothing became available to purchase online for the first time through Net-a-Porter and MyTheresa add something


2017

On September 28, 2017 it was announced by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron that Prada will be the hosting sponsor of Challenger Selection Series at the 21st America's Cup, superseding the role of Louis Vuitton started in 1983 add something


2018

Fanny pack - In July 2018, "The Boston Globe" reported that fanny packs are back in vogue with new packs introduced by fashion designers Gucci, Prada, and Louis Vuitton

 

On Friday, December 14, 2018, Prada was forced to pull a new range of accessories and displays from its stores following complaints that they featured blackface imagery add something


2019

Resort 2019 was shown in New York City at Prada's New York headquarters add something