What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.

— Miuccia Prada

The most irresistibly Miuccia Prada quotes to get the best of your day

Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are often a bit wilder.

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You cannot do something just for the money.

You have to do things you believe in and eventually you will make money.

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What you wear represents you to the world, especially now, when communication between people is so fast. Fashion is a universal language that everyone understands.

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Miuccia Prada quote Fashion is instant language.

Fashion is instant language.

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Fashion is instant language.

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I’ve never wanted to be called an artist.

The term itself seems old-fashioned. It’s a term that does not relate to modern times. And it’s too confining. What I love about fashion is its accessibility and its democracy. Everyone wears it, and everyone relates to it.

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Women often don't want to admit that they like fashion.

And yet fashion enthralls everyone, from the taxi driver to the mega-intellectual. I have often asked myself why this is. I don't know the answer.

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If I have done anything, it is to make ugly appealing.

In fact, most of my work is concerned with destroying—or at least deconstructing—conventional ideas of beauty, of the generic appeal of the beautiful, glamorous, bourgeois woman. Fashion fosters clichés of beauty, but I want to tear them apart.

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It's still feminine, but not in a romantic way.

It's all about masculine and feminine, and being strong.

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We will always buy clothes because they let us live our dreams.

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I would say there is no Prada woman. I'm interested in women in general. I don't have any kind of preference.

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I always believe in doing new things and using new materials that I have never used or that I didn't like for a long time.

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The only way to do something in depth is to work hard.

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About Miuccia Prada

Quotes 102 sayings
Nationality Italian
Profession Fashion designer
Birthday 10 May 1949

The only way to do something in depth is to work hard.

The moment you start being in love with what you're doing, and thinking it's beautiful or rich, then you're in danger.

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I love uniforms because they allow you to hide.

No one knows what you are thinking, so it's a very appropriate and correct way to be yourself.

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When I design and wonder what the point is, I think of someone having a bad time in their life. Maybe they are sad and they wake up and put on something I have made and it makes them feel just a bit better. So, in that sense, fashion is a little help in the life of a person. But only a little.

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Prada is something that should be so mundane, like clothes.

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You want to be understood by the sophisticated few but you also have to be more loud somehow, otherwise your message doesn't go through.

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I once tried to make lace - which has been a great obsession of women - unsexy. And I achieved it.

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The fashion world is very active and generous, despite the fact that it is not very well respected - or at least not as much as it should be.

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People ask me how can I be stylish, how can I be elegant and what can I wear? My only answer is study! You have to learn.

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I think more and more, if you live in the current world - and live internationally - it's all a mix of interests, and the same people who are interested in fashion are also interested in movies, art, and culture.

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Because of the Prada name, I can do things that people normally would not care about in the culture. I can have an exhibit by some forgotten artist who I love, and because it's Prada, people will come see it.

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For me, it's important to anticipate where fashion is heading.

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Seduction is a matter of feelings and people opening themselves.

I don't think it's something tricky - it's being human. And everybody is seduced by something different.

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It's what I say all the time to my girls in the office here: The more they dress for sex, the less they will have love or sex.

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I have to say that my husband and my children are so tough, there really is no space for pretension.

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One's life and passion may be elsewhere, but New York is where you prove if what you think in theory makes sense in life.

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I realized that so many clever people respect fashion so much.

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I love clothes. Maybe I can say I don't love fashion, but I love clothes completely.

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Now, I'm not saying I'm fashionable, but there are sociological interests that matter to me, things that are theoretical, political, intellectual and also concerned with vanity and beauty that we all think about but that I try to mix up and translate into fashion.

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I try to make women feel more powerful without losing their femininity.

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Craziness in a shoe is great - you can have much more freedom, you can exaggerate and it doesn't feel stupid. But to have too much craziness near your face, that would just feel weird.

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Many of us grew up with a kind of puritanism against shopping.

But shopping can be much more than how it is cast. If you are bored or you have problems, it can be a way of lifting your spirits, by doing something light and superficial. Why not?

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Girls throw away so much energy in this search for beauty and sexiness.

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I don't want to say temporary, because temporary is such a trendy word.

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I'm not interested in types. I'm interested in archetypes.

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I was a communist, but being left-wing was fashionable.

I was no different from thousands of middle-class kids.

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My family was too serious. They didn't take care of me - it was a very serious and severe life. Not severe in a bad way; just boring - like totally neutral. I felt no emotion.

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I'm not interested in how people dress.

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I always have this idea to create and display activities somewhere else around the world, but in fact it's been very difficult since the start, as you have to find the right place that can represent, or could be as significant as, your ideals. It rarely happens.

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When you want to do something that is challenging or interesting or new, you never find the place. All the places are obvious or old or generic. And so you realize that the role of architecture is fundamental.

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I wanted to try to push some freedom into the men's clothes.

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Basically I'm trying to make men more sensitive and women stronger.

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I like the irony in my work.

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Ugly is attractive. Ugly is exciting.

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The younger generations have their own ideas, they have their own projects.

When they talk, I am always surprised how much more lucid and cultivated they are and how they see things in a way that is much more complex than, for example, other generations did.

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I hate the idea that you shouldn't wear something just because you're a certain age.

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It's horrible when people are only interested in buying labels, because it doesn't bring them the happiness they think it will.

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You have to embrace the world if you want to live in it now.

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