The Devil is in the Details pradaweb

    The Devil may wear Prada, but Prada wears glasses—and wears them well at that. Originality has certainly made Prada one of the most influential fashion houses in the world, so when the Italian designer renovated its boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills it also chose to incorporate unique glazing details. Completed in the first [...]

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