A Slice of Heaven: Prada Buys Historic Pastry Shop

High fashion and dessert? I think I speak for every woman when I say they’re pretty much the two best things on earth. And now, Italian fashion house Prada has had the ingenious idea to combine them.

Prada Buys a Pastry Shop

According to British Vogue, the label best known for its leather carryalls and sky-high heels has bought an 80% stake in Angelo Marchesi, Srl, the parent company of the historic Milanese pastry shop, Pasticceria Marchesi.

And the news gets even better. This may not be the last out-of-the-ordinary collaboration to come out of Prada – apparently, future development projects are already in the works. Might I suggest a pizza shop? Or maybe even a martini bar?

In the meantime, I’ll have a Saffiano Vernice tote with a side of biscotti, please.

Read more about Prada’s newest venture on vogue.co.uk.com.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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March 17, 2014