I've posted something about what Tricia said during the interview in New York months ago and it's only now that I've really sorted out if her statement is offensive or not. THE PHILIPPINES IS NOT THAT FASHION FORWARD - this was her statement. It's a hot topic in twitter and in other blogs right now. I feel bad for her.
In a way I think there's some truth in her statement but she could've given the Philippines a better image. All in all, I think it's offensive and reckless BUT we got to move forward since it's already done. I bet Tricia will be more careful on how she'll let go of her statements next time. It's a learning experience for her and for all of us.