Outstanding. Riccardo Tisci staged a show to remember Sunday night,upping his production to theater quality with a major front row and aheadlining act. Antony Hegarty, the transgendered English singer knownfor his hauntingly symphonic voice, could not have been more perfectlychosen to perform during the show, setting the mood of strange beautythat resonated on every level. It was atmospheric, emotional and full ofincredible fashion.

The notes rationed out by front of house p.r. described Tisci’sthesis as “the strength of gypsies meets the romanticism of a Victorianfeeling.” Gypsies and Victorians are hardly cut from the same cloth, soit was amazing to see Tisci combine the influences in a lyrical way,representative of both yet literal to neither. But before the bounty ofgorgeous paisleys and rose prints worked on long sheer skirtsinterrupted ruffles and lace, there was Bambi.

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