To fully judge the bags from Prada Fall 2011, I strongly urge you to look at the collection as a whole. If you like Prada’s quirky retro-futurisim, you will love the 60s mod quasi-innocence of what Miuccia put together, and in the context of fall’s Prada girl, the bags make perfect sense. The highly textured collection lends itself to simple, single-material bags; after all, if your ensemble already has fur, paillettes and a pair of glitter and python boots, you probably don’t need a handbag that competes for attention.

That being said, I wonder how the bags will sell when removed from the spectacular clothing that provided them with a backdrop for them during the runway show. They’re simple and luxurious, but they lose some of the magic of the mod look when considered on their own. Still, Prada’s overall output for fall is easily my favorite of the season thus far, so I wouldn’t worry too much for the company’s coffers.

Photos via Vogue.com.

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  • louch

    Why are they carrying the bags on their sides? They look weird and it’s hard to judge the overall shape.

    • PhotoGirl

      Exactly what I was thinking.

    • Chels K

      I was thinking it must be an east coast thing to carry your bags on the side.

    • Chris

      You are right. Some of the handbags might be fab – but it is difficult to tell because of the way the models carry them.

  • 19yearslater

    The sideways carrying is quirky cool. I like the little bags, especially the red and orange shades.

  • Graciella

    I love Prada – this collection is genious!

  • bethny

    Genious … interesting new way of carrying the bag ! amaze

  • ray

    I love Prada too

  • prada 2011

    welcome to prada 2011!prada online on hot.sale up to 50% discount.prada cheap online is your best choice.

  • jo

    great prada collection ,find more high quality online

  • Lis

    These look like men’s toiletry bags.

  • Felici4u

    I think these bags are cute, the shapes and styles are cool it’s just that the way they are carrying them makes them look odd.  Cute bags. 

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