Nina Ricci

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Nina Ricci is a Parisian couture house founded by Maria 'Nina' Ricci and her son Robert in 1932. Ricci created democratic high fashion for the upper middle classes, catering to the French haute bourgeoisie, however never garnered the same critical acclaim as other French houses such as Chanel or Lanvin, whose customers were more aristocratic and international.

Nina Ricci was one of the first houses in Paris to offer two intermediary collections a year aimed at young women and offering clothes that, requiring only two fittings, were appreciably cheaper than her main range. The brand has gained popularity not only for their clothes but also for their fragrances, including their most popular, L'Air du Temps, launched in 1948.

The brand has had several designers in the years since including Jules-François Crahay, Gérard Pipart and Olivier Theyskens. In 2018, Guillaume Henry was replaced as creative director by Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh.

Nina Ricci is a Parisian couture house founded by Maria 'Nina' Ricci and her son Robert in 1932. Ricci created democratic high fashion for the upper middle classes, catering to the French haute bourgeoisie, however never garnered the same critical acclaim as other French houses such as Chanel or Lanvin, whose customers were more aristocratic and international.

Nina Ricci was one of the first houses in Paris to offer two intermediary collections a year aimed at young women and offering clothes that, requiring only two fittings, were appreciably cheaper than her main range. The brand has gained popularity not only for their clothes but also for their fragrances, including their most popular, L'Air du Temps, launched in 1948.

The brand has had several designers in the years since including Jules-François Crahay, Gérard Pipart and Olivier Theyskens. In 2018, Guillaume Henry was replaced as creative director by Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh.

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