That blissful moment, when you realize you’ve just set eyes on one heck of a pair of denim. Over which you start lusting and drooling like there’s no tomorrow! Yes, I’ve just experienced that moment when Yara Shahidi just made me fall in love with her wide-leg denim by Natalie Ratabesi… That’s when I stormed into the brand’s website to check out what’s further in store; you guessed it, an additional number of stunning denim cuts and designs in different washes all haunting me at this very moment! Each with its exclusive cut you can barely believe they’re designed by one person…
Having worked at Dior under John Galliano and at Yeezy for Kanye West; Natalie Ratabesi has also headed up Alberta Ferretti’s Philosophy collection. She was named senior vice president of design for Current/Elliott last November. This quite eventful past has finally landed her at the perfect place where she has launched her namesake brand… TRE by Natalie Ratabesi has one rule established by the designer, If she wouldn’t wear it herself, it doesn’t go into the collection.
“There’s no theme, It’s just pieces I love.”
Despite her European roots, living in L.A. has strongly established her aesthetic; tomboyish West Coast ease. TRE is a brand that’s heavy on denim, sweatshirts with deconstructed tailoring, chilled out pants with a built-in boxer-short double waistband which she calls ‘Ali’ after Muhammed Ali and last but not least jumpsuits that Natalie admits literally living in ..
Below, a display of Ratabesi’s denim picks that will surely find their way to your shopping bag!