Here’s VOGUE’s review on Nina Ricci’s Spring 2013 Collection by Mark Holgate and some of the beautiful pieces from the collection straight from Paris Fashion Week.
E L James has got a lot to answer for. “Fifty Shades of Grey,” said Nina Ricci’s Peter Copping, laughing, after his highly eroticized and highly engaging spring show, which created a palpable frisson out of colliding his typical ladylike elegance with the provocative accoutrements of punk, fetishdom, and the contents of the local adults-only emporium. “It’s the other side of the Ricci woman,” Copping went on to say. “She has toughened up.” Well, in some ways, yes, but in others, she’s still the same gorgeous, womanly creature rejoicing in her femininity as she has always done; this is where all those rippling lingerie fabrics (flutter after flutter of lace, satin, chiffon, and mousseline) and boudoir colors (shell pink and oyster and pearl gray) and a decorously restrained mien come in. Yet elsewhere…
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Anything that talks bout ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ or EL James will surely get my attention and this one did. Looking at Nina Ricci’s Spring 2013 Collection makes me wonder if Copping answered that as a a joke or something else. But then again, what was written in the article is he was laughing. Maybe Fifty Shades of Grey is his inspiration (that I’d like to think so) or maybe not. But in all honesty, I can picture out Ana Steele wearing his collection. Oh well, I’m biased because he mentioned the book but his collection is
nice magnificent. I like it. Fifty Shades of Grey indeed. ;)