About the Nina Ricci brand
Nina Ricci is one of the oldest fashion houses still in the world of fashion. Nina Ricci like Coco Chanel made history.
The house Nina Ricci was created in 1932 in Paris. At the time the trend is in male figures, Nina Ricci focuses on the creation of extremely feminine outfits. Botticelli inspires her. The clothes are light. The models provide undeniable elegance to the brand. Refinement and romance are the characteristics of the collections.
After the war, the house launched her first perfume called "air time" iconic fragrance, known as well today. Indeed, the bottle top shows two doves that became the symbol of the brand.
The collaboration with the genius Andy Warhol opened doors in the U.S. market. Nina Ricci then joined David Hamilton for her first advertising campaign. It was an undeniable success! The photographs of young romantic girls seal the brand image for posterity.
The label created costumes for the "Cinderella" ballet played at the Kremlin theatre.
The house then launched cosmetics with the collection "Ricci Complexion" and then in 2009 they launched leather goods.
After studying at St Martin's School and in the Royal College of Art, London's renowned formation in the world of fashion, Peter Copping made his beginnings in the professional world with Christian Lacroix in Paris. He will work with the French designer several seasons. He then joined the Italian brand Iceberg and then returns to Paris in Sonia Rykiel’s company. The mesh, fetish material of Rykiel has no longer secrets for him. He has a great experience from it.
In 1997, Marc Jacobs spotted the young creator’s potential. He then joined a creation project of a ready to wear collection for Louis Vuitton. He will be the right hand of Marc Jacobs during 12 years.
In April 2009, he decides to join Nina Ricci and finally becomes the artistic director. He proposed a “Modern, comfortable in her femininity and keen on detail" vision of the Ricci women.
Nina Ricci’s collection is rich, feminine, elegant, romantic and wise. The handbags have been designed for fashionable, delicate, women who are adept at the art of discrete luxury.
The colors used for the accessories are at once delicate and strong: light pink, navy blue, coral, cream, lilac, peach, light green, ivory and emerald. These colors exude a suave sex-appeal that’s both fragile and real, truly a passport to natural femininity without ostentation. Floral prints also make an appearance in the Ricci wardrobe; whether in the style of watercolors or graphic prints, it is always in line with the poetic and romantic heritage of the brand.