Woman's "Stingray Swan" Evening Dress
Designed by Ralph Rucci, American, born Philadelphia, 1957. Designed for Chado, Ralph Rucci, founded 1994. Designed for Chado, Ralph Rucci, founded 1994.
Rucci's design concepts evolve from season to season and include variations on a theme. One of his most spectacular evening silhouettes is the graceful form of the Swan gown. In this example, the emphasis on pure line finds a counterpoint in the subtle texture of contrasting materials.