First seen at the Fall/Winter 2022 Prada womenswear show by Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons, the Prada Supernova bag quickly caught the eye of the fashion crowd. Everything about this bag, from curved lines to modern finishes, is purely Prada. And not just Prada of the now, but Prada of the past, and only in a way that the brand can do, seamlessly and effortlessly.
Upon first glance, the bag’s shape ties back to historical designs seen decades before, but with a new contemporary twist. As Prada has been known for its artisanal expertise in leather and accessories since its beginning, this bag aligns with an alluring trapezoidal design and hand-sprayed finishes.
In fact, this is a bag that needs to be studied up close. The ease at which the shape comes together while still giving you the attitude of a modern must-have remains true as ever, and we have a deeper look at the new Prada Supernova Bag.
New and Clean
Upon first glance, you’ll notice the sheen the leather has on these bags, thanks to the ultra-luxe and polished Spazzolato leather. This leather is sturdy and allows the bag to hold its shape quite well while offering a bit of leeway to allow the bag to take a new shape on the sides, too, if you wish. The trapezoidal shape ties back to the timeless lineage of past Prada accessories, and the curved top handles allow for easy wear.
There’s a moodiness to this bag that evokes a feeling of attitude and bounces between strong and feminine. The double-top zippers show freely, which is part of the overall feel and leads the way to the interior. On the inside of the bag, you’ll be met with Nappa leather and find a removable and adjustable thin leather shoulder strap.
Let’s go back to the exterior because there are far more details to discover. While there are solid leather versions, some have an elegant shadow-like finish applied by hand to give an airbrush effect and add to the dimensionality and geometric nature of the design. You’ll find the enameled metal triangle logo on either end of the zipper pull.
Supernova Sizes and Dimensions
There are two different sizes of the Prada Supernova Bag, small and medium. The medium gives an East-West effect, while the small is more square-like. The medium size is 16cm H x 13.5cm L x 31cm W. The small is 18cm H, x 13.5cm L x 25.5cm W. These bags are both large enough for daily carry, and because of the glossy leather, they dress up nicely too.
Finishing Touches: Prada’s RTW
And with a bag as cool as this, the outfit must match the energy equally. These new skirts from Prada are on my wishlist, as is the super wearable tank top. If you want a statement leather jacket, look no further. And these shoes are the finishing touches for the Prada look.