By  on October 17, 2018

When Natalie Ratabesi launched Tre last year for resort 2018, her friend, the luxury consultant Robert Burke, offered his home as a makeshift showroom. She invited a few retailers and fashion directors she had come to know over the years, predicting what they were probably thinking when they got the call: “’There she goes again,’” Ratabesi says.

Tre is the first brand Ratabesi has done on her own, but she has been around, working with the best and biggest — John Galliano at Dior, Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Gucci, Ralph Lauren again, Alberta Ferretti at Philosophy, Vince and Yeezy, in that order — since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2000. When it came to working on her line, she had the experience, she had a vision, she had connections, but she was managing her expectations.

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