If you go down to the woods today… beware of Prada’s teddy bear style coats


Fashion Police officer Annie posted this picture up on our Facebook Group recently, and when I saw it I had to a double take, because you know what? I have a teddy bear who looks exactly like this coat. Prada done skinned my teddy bear! They’ve killed Ted and turned him into high fashion! The hell?

What’s even more worrying than the coat, though (once I’d checked that it wasn’t actually my bear, obviously) is the socks this model is wearing with it. Are those pop socks? Nude, knee-high pop socks? Has the whole world gone mad?!


  • August 17, 2007


    the fun fur (mohair?) items by Prada are fun n’ fashionable.
    well i don’t like the 60s fun fur,
    but probably this is the best it can look.
    besides coats, they’ve got vests n’ skirts also.
    i hv to admit tht i like the vest.
    i believe we’ll see it everywhere, not only in fashion mags, but also on starlets n’ celebs.
    wht i really want to say is tht it’s NOT the 1st time having “teddy bear” in high fashion.
    Jean Charles de Castelbajac made a coat of (nearly 100) teddy bears 30 yrs ago.
    it’s worn by pop star Madonna n’ by supermodel Helena Christensen in the film Prêt-à-Porter.
    it’s art. very classic.
    btw he made a modern one in F/W 2006.
    also in F/W 2006, Marc Jacobs even asked Steiff (a famous toy company which created the teddy bear in 1902) for plush to make peacoats for Louis Vuitton.
    (NO Chanel x Be@rbrick. so wrong!)

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  • August 21, 2007


    still you must admit the model didn’t look happy in that outfit…she looked like she was gonna get shot or hanged or worse…

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  • November 14, 2007


    I was working at a Macys in San Diego about two years ago, INC (store brand) came out with a coat similar to that. They sold surprisingly well. One woman told me she was getting it becasue it looked exactly like her dead golden retriever.

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  • November 21, 2007


    it’s high fashion, not ready 2 wear
    so its ONLY for the runway
    yes it’s ugly, but a lot of high fashion things are ugly

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