There’s no doubt about it: The Prada girl of fall ‘19 is here to kick some ass. Whether it’s in lace-up Riot Grrrl sneaker boots with Lego-like lug soles, black leather combat boots with pouches strapped to them, or even a pair of crystal-studded pumps with sturdy, curvilinear block heels and sinister rounded toes or the brand’s iconic Flame wedge heels, the collection was chock full of armor for the modern, unapologetically feminist woman.
Red combat boots and scowls on the Prada fall ’19 runway.
Amid a dystopian soundtrack that included electro-metal beats and remixes of “My Favorite Things” from “The Sound of Music” and “Someday My Prince Will Come,” from Disney’s “Snow White,” designer Miuccia Prada sent out a lineup of models in looks that balanced the dark and tough with feminine sweetness that had a distinctly sinister undertone.
Cara Delevingne on the Prada fall ’19 runway in combat boots with pouches buckled to them.
The most utilitarian boots of Milan Fashion Week, on the Prada fall ’19 runway.
The most well-equipped footwear came in the form of a heavy black leather combat boot that was itself accessorized with a series of zipper pouches attached to the calves with buckles. Some