WHAT: Luigi Tadini hosts the launch of Brian Wolk and Claude Morais' Ruffian for Threads and Heirs menswear line for Macy's

WHERE: The Ace Hotel

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23

WHO: Luigi Tadini, Lorenzo Martone, Brian Wolk, Claude Morais, Faran Krentcil, Mickey Boardman, Peter Davis.

OVERHEARD:
''Faran, your hair......you look like Lady Godiva!''
"Funny, you say that, the New York Times wants to do a piece on my hair."
"You've got to let them put you in a nude body stocking on a white horse and romp through Central Park."



and...

''Claude,where did the name 'Ruffian' come from? Isn't that kind of associated with a rough-and-tumble 'hooligan' kid from the 1920's?"
"Exactly. That's who we are!''