Light-bulb moment

Watch as Prada's A/W 2019 show at the Fondazione Prada's Deposito flickers into life

There was something spooky going on at Prada’s A/W 2019 catwalk show, one inspired by ghoulish figures like Frankenstein’s monster, The Addams Family’s Lurch and characters from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The uncanny event, held inside the grand hall of performance art-dedicated Deposito space at the Fondazione Prada, featured a stark, theatrical field of lighting. Models strode down a catwalk lined with eerily glowing oversized light bulbs – an illuminated nod to scientific experiments – while guests sat on stools which appeared solid and spiked, but were in fact crafted from points of foam. Miuccia Prada worked with regular collaborators AMO on the set design of the space, one suspended between a science fiction fantasy and reality, the glow of a gothic past and a pop-horror present. Boo!

Fashion Features Editor

Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*. Having previously held roles at 10, 10 Men and AnOther magazines, he joined the team in 2022. His work has a particular focus on the moments where fashion and style intersect with other creative disciplines – among them art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and profiling the industry’s leading figures and brands.