43 Stylish Quotes From Miuccia Prada

“Fashion fosters cliches of beauty, but I want to tear them apart.” – Miuccia Prada

“Talking about the democratization of fashion is just one of the many trite things people say these days.” – Miuccia Prada

“Maybe nothing is art”, maybe everything is or could be art. To that, no doubt she would have responded like she did in the installation: “The term [artist] 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.” – Miuccia Prada

“Basically I’m trying to make men more sensitive and women stronger.” – Miuccia Prada

“I am always researching new ideas on beauty and femininity and the way it is perceived in contemporary culture.” – Miuccia Prada

“We started with this idea of doing something fancy… but with the basis of sport.” – Miuccia Prada

“So there are prints that look kind of geometric, but it’s kind of a diamond, computerized tone … with shades that look like light.” – Miuccia Prada

“I don’t believe in people who think that clothes are not important.” – Miuccia Prada

“What people sometimes interpret as quirky is my attempt to subvert the concept of luxury by introducing elements that are considered ordinary or commonplace.” – Miuccia Prada

“Always the problem with wanting to do structure is to do them in a way that still moves and is still comfortable, not really stiff.” – Miuccia Prada

“I would say that we have the masculine shape that is kind of oversized. It’s not a women’s over sized, but it’s men’s pieces on women and a little bit more loose, not so narrow as it was before.” – Miuccia Prada

“I love clothes. Maybe I can say I don’t love fashion, but I love clothes completely.” – Miuccia Prada

“I am interested in communicating with the world by selling to many people.” – Miuccia Prada

“Men are always much more dignified than most women.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

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

“They are mostly separates, … We have some skirts matching with some blousons. Mainly, I showed the ones that I think are the more interesting.” – Miuccia Prada

“It is a time to look toward the future, without denying the past.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“I once tried to make lace – which has been a great obsession of women – unsexy. And I achieved it.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“Designing for me is a very complex process. There are many ideas that I want to express in one object, very often contradictory. The creative process in Miu Miu is completely different from that of Prada. Miu Miu is not as complicated and thought out as Prada. Rather than being young, Miu Miu is immediate Prada is very sophisticated and considered; Miu Miu is much more naive. The solution, when I am working on Miu Miu, has to come immediately, instinctively, spontaneously with whatever is available at the moment. If I think three times, I stop.” – Miuccia Prada

“The moment you start being in love with what you’re doing, and thinking it’s beautiful or rich, then you’re in danger.” – Miuccia Prada

“The mirrors reflect a sense of displacement in today’s fashion, a lack of clear vision.” – Miuccia Prada

“I want to make clothes that are beautiful of course, but also clothes that are interesting and considered and intelligent and not out of place.” – Miuccia Prada

“If you ask, do you like strong men or weak men, I’d say, I like who I like.” – Miuccia Prada

“For me, it’s important to anticipate where fashion is heading.” – Miuccia Prada

“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?” – Miuccia Prada

“For me, art is about learning and about living with people. It’s alive.” – Miuccia Prada

“We really think that now evening should come back serious. For me it was interesting because I tried to do a serious evening, but where you feel yourself very comfortable. Usually … you feel yourself during the day and when it’s the evening, it’s always a problem. Evening usually is too serious. So now it’s very serious, but I tried to make it young and wearable.” – Miuccia Prada

“Nostalgia is a very complicated subject for me. I’m attracted by nostalgia but I refuse it intellectually.” – Miuccia Prada

“Daring to wear something different takes effort.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“We, as designers, have a job with so many possibilities and connections. We are connected to so many different portals, from art to movies to music to design. Fashion is always evolving. Actually, the field is huge. I don’t think there is another profession that is so open to so many possibilities.” – Miuccia Prada

“It’s horrible when people are only interested in buying labels, because it doesn’t bring them the happiness they think it will.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“It’s all about wanting to go forward but still having to deal with nostalgia.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“What interests me most is when a work of art is no longer just an object, but also touches reality and life.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“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.” – Miuccia Prada

“The only way to do something in depth is to work hard.” – Miuccia Prada