As someone who doesn't profess to know a lot about Wes Anderson – I know who he is, and I've seen a few of his films, but that's about as far as my knowledge of the writer/director/producer goes – I can tell you that you don't have to be a Wes Anderson devotee to enjoy the short film below. That said, after reading a bit of background information from Slate, something tells me that Anderson fans are really going to appreciate the intricacies of its craftsmanship.
For better or worse, the automotive industry has had its share of partnerships with fashion labels. Eddie Bauer edition Ford SUVs. Nautica edition Mercury minivans. Levi's edition AMCs. Diesel edition Fiats. You get the point. The latest collaboration brings together German automaker Audi and Italian fashion house Prada.
You've gotta love Neiman Marcus. As far as upscale department stores go, it's a motoring enthusiast's best friend. The high-end retail chain has been responsible for bringing the world – or a handful of moneyed clients, at least – a host of special edition automobiles that have included Neiman Marcus-edition BMWs, Lexus, Maseratis, Aston Martins, even "his and hers" 1970 Ford Thunderbirds.