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It’s not just a Bag, It’s Prada!

Updated on March 12, 2011

What is it about Prada bags that women adore so much? First time you see it, you actually think ‘Oh I must have this!’ Some work so hard just to buy the latest famous designer bag. Some can’t wait that long so they would get that fabulous hand bag in hand before going home. Some just want all of them – the entire Prada winter and summer collection of the year. Oh gosh, it’s not about the trend or the color. It’s pretty much not about the shocking price. It’s not about the sparkling gems and the gorgeous leather either. Because it’s not just a bag, it’s Prada.

Prada is not only known for its glamorous and luxurious designer handbags because people worldwide also have a sweet fancy for Prada shoes, sneakers, sunglasses, fragrances, clothing, and all fantabulous bits in the world of couture.

pink Prada
pink Prada

Most wanted Prada bags and their prices

Because Prada has maintained high quality, sophisticated, and fashionable products for decades now, it has established a big label and has reigned its elite place in the royalty of fashion. Whoever carries the elite label carries also the high status symbol attached with it. And whatever carries that high class status, worth a high price. Prada bags cost in the price ranging around $1000 to $1500. The expensive types range from $3000 or above. There are also smaller Prada hand bags that cost around $500 or below.

Where to buy authentic and original Prada bags?

Prada boutiques – you can buy the latest Prada products in any Prada boutiques close to your area. They are of course along fashion districts like LA, New York, Las Vegas, Chicago among others.

High end department stores – you can also shop Prada bags in any certified Prada retailers like Neiman Marcus, Saks, Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys.

Prada official e-store – of course you can go Prada-shopping online through the official Prada e-store. Only available if you live in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and Japan.

You deserve the original genuine Prada so you better shop only from those real Prada store outlets. If you want authenticity, purchase only from official Prada boutiques.

The designer behind the label

Mario Prada founded the Prada label in 1913. He designed and sold handbags, shoes, steamer trunks and suitcases with his two shops in Milan while importing across the US and Europe. Apparently, Prada’s signature suitcase was loved by many, Prada concentrated on crafting exquisite leather and waterproof handbags. Luisia Prada, Mario’s daughter, took over Prada and ran it for almost twenty years. Her daughter, Miuccia Prada, inherited the company in 1978 and has released new sets of waterproof backpacks and totes. In 1985 Prada became a sensation. Prada’s popularity maxed out when the fashion world took notice of its clean lines, lavish fabrics, and basic colors. In 1990s Prada became a luxury status symbol. In 1992, Prada has launched its subsidiary with Miuccia’s nickname, now known as Miu Miu which also became a high fashion brand catering to younger consumers like celebrities.

Miu Miu and Prada
Miu Miu and Prada
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Celebs who flaunt Prada bags

Famous celebrities like Sienna Miller, Hillary Duff, Victoria Beckham, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Eva Longoria and many more flaunt and show off their collection of Prada bags and purses. Oftentimes the weird outfit is being saved by dear Prada. See who among the other stars carry with them this fabulous bag that all women has been obsessed about.


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