February 22, 2007 Milan
His evening numbers were more streamlined, but no less dramaticmost of them were constructed from stiff metallics. Silk "so thickly creased it almost resembles Chinese lantern paper," as his program explained, made for difficult going when the dresses descended to the floor. It took a real diva like Skin, the singer who closed the show and was scheduled to perform at the after-party, to pull off the look. The material worked better cut boxy and above-the-knee. But not half as well, it must be said, as those pantsuits at the show's beginning. It would┐ve been interesting to see Ferré go with his first instincts.