FASHION Feb 2005
"I wanted to scream THANK YOU. I felt like a million dollars and I got an unbelievable number of compliments."
"I had such fun wearing your dresses and am going to tell everybody about your amazing work. Thank you for making it all so easy for me too!"
Frederica Von Stade
"The raves poured in last night OLE! I felt wonderful – you really are THE BEST, Rosemarie!!"
"People commented I looked like Callas on stage, and it fit me beautifully. Thank you so much for 'dressing' me Rosemarie."
"Your dress was a huge success-everyone was talking about it …people were crazy over it."
"Again thank you for such a glorious idea you have created for the dress."
"I just wanted to thank you again... when I stepped onto the red carpet everyone, all the jaded photogs went nuts for the dress, oohing and awing and yelling out 'Who is your dress by!!' "
"Stunningly clad in two creations by Toronto designer Rosemarie Umetsu, von Stade radiated 90 minutes of magic!"
John Terauds - Toronto Star
"Your dresses are soo amazing-everywhere I perform,people love it soooooooo much!!!"
"Whimsically chic sense of style."
"Its a great concert dress, love the color the style and sooo comfortable."
"I have this fabulous Rosemarie Umetsu dress from my New York Philharmonic debut. I feel beautiful in it. Nothing can make you feel better than a great dress."
Measha Brueggergosman (WWD interview)
"I think I looked GREAT on Sunday! thanks so much for everything including all the fast turnaround times... and in general for your great artistic vibes.''
Jon Kimura Parker
"Thank you, I felt so good wearing your dress... it's sort of a performance in a way when you can unveil a beautiful piece of art such as this!!'
" I feel like a black Cinderella!!!"
Vivica A. Fox
"BRAVA ROSEMARIE!!! Got the tux and it is splendid in every way and it fits like a glove, on opening night, I will have the honor, pleasure and privilege of wearing this gorgeous new creation."
Rosemarie is a designer extraordinaire. She really does some really incredible dramatic clothes for both men and women...I just love what she does. A great Canadian designer.
"The shirt just arrived it is FABULOUS!!! It fits perfectly and looks terrific. I'm thrilled!!"