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“I want always to mix the industrial way of doing things,” Miuccia Prada told The New Yorker in 1990 about applying the black industrial-quality nylon to her bags.
An almost obsessive hunt for nineties nylon Prada bags has been taking place here at our office. This vintage little baguette-ish baby has been hanging on my arm for the last weeks. It is amazing that an object can embody a mood so heavily. No one does black Nylon like Miuccia, who introduced her first backpack in the material back in 1985. She has owned it so well that black Nylon itself is a symbol for Prada.