Miuccia Prada and husband Patrizio Bertelli celebrate the soft opening of the Fondazione Prada in the new Rem Koolhaas designed Milan headquarters. Friends of Prada gathered at the sprawling 205,000-square-feet brand new digs, which boasts reams of exhibition space as well cinema and performance viewing areas, to get a sneak peek at the creation before the grand opening on May 7, at the inaugurating cocktail party. 

The guest list extended to more than 900 guests from the world of art, culture and fashion, all eager to get a glimpse of the new Milan HQ. 

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Filmmaker Roman Polanski (The Pianist) has been slated to screen a documentary and artists Robert Gober and Thomas Demand are incorporating an artistic installation to be exhibited in the new space, among the many up coming inaugural cultural programmes. 

Discover the Prada party goers in the gallery below...

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Miuccia Prada, Anish Kapoor and Sophie Walker

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Dasha Zhukova

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

 Rem Koolhaas and Charlie Koolhaas

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Franca Sozzani

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Patrizio Bertelli and Damien Hirst

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Giovanna Battaglia

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

 Maurizio Cattelan and Myriam Ben Salah 

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Anna Dello Russo

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Andreas Gursky

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Stefano Tonchi and Robert Nicholas Cullinan

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Steve McQueen

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Natalie Dompe

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Matteo Renzi and Patrizio Bertelli 

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Carla Sozzani

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Filippo Bisagni and Francesco Vezzoli 

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Julia Peyton-Jones 

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Jonathan Newhouse

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Mario Boselli, Albertina Marzotto and Gaetano Marzotto 

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Afef Jnifen and Marco Tronchetti Provera

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Sheikha Al-Mayassa and Sheikh Jassim

Prada celebrates the opening of the new Fondazione Prada in Milan

Ginevra Rossini, Tazio Puri Negri and Margherita Puri Negri