“It’s interesting. I think there’s always going to be negativity from somewhere—listen, we have to have it. But honestly, with this collaboration, the people who matter and count are really responsive, because this is really the way that fashion is moving forward. When the economy was really bad, let me tell you, there are some pretty big fashionistas on a budget. So I don’t think anyone can be so negative anymore.”Siriano's knack for being able to predict the demands of the public proves he will continue to have staying force in a fickle fashion industry despite economic downturns.