NEW YORK — Miuccia Prada knows how to get people talking — even if it’s about a tag on a dress. In stores now, some pieces from her fall lineup feature two tags: one, the signature, navy-stitched Prada, and just below, another in flourishing script that reads “Holliday & Brown London Specially Re-edited for Prada.”

Highlighting the designer’s fall 2003 ready-to-wear collection are an array of eye-popping prints inspired by some of textile’s most graphic eras — the Art Nouveau age and the swinging, psychedelic Sixties. The prints Prada used are replicas of Holliday & Brown designs from the Sixties, when the London-based, high-end neckwear manufacturer poured popping colors into turn-of-the-century William Morris-inspired floral prints. Now owned by Como, Italy-based Mantero, Holliday & Brown continues to be one of the only companies manufacturing ties by hand.

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