Patrizio Bertelli

Patrizio Bertelli

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Prada’s Patrizio Bertelli on Show Calendars, Post-COVID-19 Scenario

The executive was ahead of the times, questioning the timing of the women’s shows back in 2015 and here he shares his current views.

clock July 2, 2020Luisa Zargani

Luna Rossa

Lifestyle

Luna Rossa’s Skipper, Max Sirena, on Protecting the Oceans

Marking World Oceans Day, Sirena spoke of the team’s wool, biodegradable uniforms in a partnership with The Woolmark Company and the urgency to avoid polluting the water.

clock June 10, 2020Luisa Zargani

Prada’s state-of-the-art industrial complex in tuscany’s Valvigna are part of Prada’s “garden factories” and are nestled in a lush landscape of pomegranate, fig and jujube trees and vineyards.

Business Features

Prada Invests in Tests for Employees as Plants Reopen in Tuscany

The Italian luxury company is the first in the country to introduce a safety protocol that involves the double screening of employees, in a collaboration with Careggi hospital in Florence.

clock April 30, 2020Luisa Zargani

Prada RTW Fall 2020

Financial

Prada 2019 Profits Up 24.5%

The luxury house’s bottom line was lifted by the Patent Box tax benefit, while sales last year grew 2.7 percent.

clock March 18, 2020Luisa Zargani

Prada's Luna Rossa

Designer and Luxury

Prada’s Luna Rossa First Sailing Races Postponed

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the organization of the ACWS Sardinia-Cagliari event scheduled for April 23 to 26.

clock March 13, 2020Luisa Zargani

Prada RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Features

Miuccia and Raf: Fashion’s New Power Couple

The designers are joining forces to co-create the Prada brand, starting with spring 2021.

clock February 23, 2020Miles Socha and Luisa Zargani

Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons are now co-creative directors of Prada.

Designer and Luxury

Prada Taps Raf Simons as Co-Creative Director

The design duo will show their first joint collection in September for the spring-summer 2021 season.

clock February 23, 2020Luisa Zargani and Miles Socha

Mytheresa for Prada

Mens Designer Luxury

Mytheresa Dons Prada for Men’s Wear Debut

The Prada collaboration lands on Jan. 8, ahead of the men’s site launch later this month.

clock January 7, 2020Samantha Conti

Prada's Luna Rossa

Lifestyle

Prada’s Luna Rossa Unveiled

Miuccia Prada christened the boat in Cagliari on Wednesday.

clock October 2, 2019Luisa Zargani

Models backstage Prada Resort 2020 show, Backstage, The Piano Factory, New York, USA - 02 May 2019

Financial

Prada Profits Jump 46.6% in H1

Profits were boosted by the Patent Box tax relief relating to the years 2015-2019 on the back of gains in sales in the first half.

clock August 1, 2019Luisa Zargani

Models on the catwalkPrada show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 21 Feb 2019

Marketing and Promotion

Prada Group Inks Agreement With Oracle

The collaboration will help support efficiency across Prada’s retail processes and is part of the Italian luxury group’s digital transformation.

clock April 2, 2019Luisa Zargani

Luna Rossa

Watches

Panerai to Create Luna Rossa Watches

Panerai is the new official sponsor of Luna Rossa and the watches will be inspired by the technologies and materials used in the America’s Cup.

clock January 14, 2019Luisa Zargani

Miuccia Prada

Financial

Miuccia Prada Restructures Own Investment Company

Prada Group confirmed in a note sent to WWD that Ludo Srl will be partially split into two holding companies.

clock December 19, 2018Martino Carrera

Prada’s industrial complex in Valvigna, Italy.

Fashion Scoops

Prada Group Kicks Off Welfare Initiative

Italian employees of the company will enjoy this month a one-off premium of 1,500 euros to spend for personal and family needs.

clock December 5, 2018Martino Carrera

The Prada Cup designed by Marc Newson

Fashion Scoops

Prada Cup Unveiled in Monaco

The trophy was designed by Marc Newson and presented by Patrizio Bertelli and his son Lorenzo.

clock November 30, 2018WWD Staff

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