Wednesday, February 20, 2002
Hats off (Phillip Treacy, of course) to Cathy Horyn of the NY Times for finally recognizing the exquisite talent of Ralph Rucci. I have always felt that he was the most underappreciated designer in the tents. Dressers love to work his shows for the sheer pleasure of handling the clothes. The cashmere was especially plush this season. Every design for the Chado collection is a work of art. And if the fashion show audience could only see the inside of each garment from the silk-lined pockets to the hand-printed lining of the furs. The attention to detail is so precise that the show could be run inside out and still dazzle the crowd.