Tamara Ralph said Ready-to-wear has been a growth area. “Inside a season or two, deals will outpace couture
Ralph & Russo may have made its mark with couture both on the Hollywood red carpet, and a certain ex-Duchess she’s back to Meghan Markle now, who catapulted the young luxury brand into the global headlines when she chose to wear it for her official royal engagement portrait in 2018.
But designers Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo also have a budding ready-to-wear business. For their sixth collection, they looked to channel a global explorer, Ralph said backstage of the amalgam of references, from kimonos to Highland tweeds, pointing out that for the first time, the collection is offering unisex styles and sizing up to 22.
“We have had a lot of interest from males wanting to buy from the brand,” she said, “This is a nice step into that category.”