The house has a glorious past, but it comes with some extra baggage, so to speak. Recent seasons have seen a fair amount of turbulence, both on the style direction and on the business bottom line. Surridge was asked to come up with a detox regimen and to shape a healthier, slimmer future for a label whose personality has always been over the top and glamazonic to a fault.

T. Cardini, Vogue Runway