You got a fast car…

You got a fast car…

You're gonna be hearing Prada, Prada, RA, RA, RA for a few months yet and whilst I've barely touched the label for its A/W 11-12 still mulling over whether 60s mod check, sequins and mermaids make any sense in my head, the fact that I saw what was I think the best Prada show I've seen in person EVER (granted, I've not seen that many…) will most certainly warrant Pra-pra-pra-ra-ra-ra-da-da-da posting over the next few months. 

I'll be reseeing and reviewing in depth soon but for now, here comes another freaky outfit coincidence.  And I can thank Topshop Unique's A/W 11-12 collection for it.  I was also too duh-brained after the Prada show to notice that I had on a jumpsuit printed with little cars all over it.  Another strange collusion between an outfit and the show.  Garance Dore had to point it out and I was smacked my forehead in silent movie style.  Tim Blanks jokingly said I was a fashion nostradama (it is afterall Miuccia who is well and truly the fashion agenda creator…. ).  No, just someone who did an emergency shop at Topshop the day before and grabbed anything that look like it might steam well in a hot shower and not make me sweat in upper 20-something degree heat.  


(Photograph by Gianluca Senese of Nobody Knows Marc)

(Photograph by Phil Oh of Street Peeper)

(Photograph by Nam for – wearing Madewell x Le Minor t-shirt, 3.1 Phillip Lim bag, Topshop Unique jumpsuit, Prada sunglasses, Tommy Hilfiger x G.H. Bass loafers, vintage boater hat)

The cars on my jumpsuit though are of course tooting around in a gentile way, where the drivers might say it's something is 'Spiffing' as they're clearly of the 1920s-30s ilk.  They're more like Brum or Herbie as opposed to the 1950s-60s hot rod cars that speed around Prada's kitsch-but-chic prints.  When rendered in the curvaceous pink satin coat, it hits such a sweet spot that I almost want to go into the store and work out some sort of a payment plan with them (0% finance, no interest to pay…that sort of thing…).  Until then, I'll stick to my plodding car print…



(Detail shots from

P.S. On a Prada A/W 11-12 note, I do love these stills from their latest Real Fantasies A/W 11-12 campaign video which brings to life those covetable PDF lookbooks that I still think are a such a creative way of remixing existing Prada imagery…






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  1. Karro

    2011-09-24 at 10:08 AM

    You look so cute in that dress. adorable blogger 🙂 love you <3

  2. rouli

    2011-09-24 at 12:45 PM

    <3 u!

  3. Sarah

    2011-09-24 at 12:48 PM

    I love the print of your jumpsuit, and your hat.

  4. lovejaney

    2011-09-24 at 3:30 PM

    Prada for life!! So cool!

  5. Joy

    2011-09-24 at 6:01 PM

    Prada is so freaking amazing! I love this outfit. I love the mix of colours and prints, it’s basically PERFECT.

  6. Little Red Book

    2011-09-24 at 6:46 PM

    Absolutely love your wood specs and the mix of all prints.

  7. thefashionguitar

    2011-09-24 at 6:51 PM

    The hat, the sunnies, the print, just PERFECT!!
    XO Charlotte

  8. Style Astronaut

    2011-09-24 at 7:13 PM

    I love the collection so much and the way you are wearing that lovely jumpsuit is gorgeous!!

  9. Helen

    2011-09-24 at 7:40 PM

    That’s really elegant

  10. MstrdavidPOP

    2011-09-24 at 8:31 PM

    The prints from the Prada collection are so wearable. I love how you incorporated it into the rest of your outfit

  11. Meena Dhuga

    2011-09-24 at 9:09 PM

    such great prints! and i love the red-stained end of your t-shirt!
    Meena ‚ô•

  12. Flavia Flanders

    2011-09-24 at 9:58 PM

    Amazing look, super cute 🙂

  13. Clémence, a little girl

    2011-09-25 at 10:07 AM

    J’aime ce look !!
    Bisous, A little girl

  14. May.

    2011-09-25 at 6:34 PM

    You so chic!

  15. Neda

    2011-09-25 at 8:42 PM

    I adore your outfit; its a current, as wholly personal take on the current revelation of animated, cartoon vintage prints. In a sense, i sort of despised these patterns at the start, however i gradually rolled into liking them from a contemporary and innovative perspective; they aren’t conventional innovations, nor are they the most accessible or easily-wearable, yet they have a specficic yet unlead narrative that captures a glimpse of the past, and all is left for us to interepret and uphold the present in it, which is quite rare. And good- very good. Also, is it just me, or has this entire realm of cartoon prints arouse from miu miu’s ss11 collection? Or maybe i’m slacking…


    2011-10-03 at 7:11 PM

    Someting like this has happened before right? Where you’re at the fashion show and you’re wearing something that is similar to what is being presented? No? did i just make that up?! you’ve got fashion psychic powers!!
    love this jumpsuit though, didn’t think much of it when i saw it online though, but now I’m tempted, hmmm

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