Glamour Undone At Nina Ricci Autumn/Winter 2012

15/07/2013 17:39 | Updated 22 May 2015

WHO: Peter Copping for Nina Ricci

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IN A NUTSHELL: The touch of red carpet glamour that we might expect to see at a Ricci show was replaced with Peter Coppings dishevelled take on evening wear. Dresses were worn loosely, while tweed jackets fell off the shoulders. Fur collars were thrown over coats and pencil skirts were practically falling off the hips. Yet this Autumn/Winter collection was still enchanting, with its play on two key Ricci ideals - romance and femininity.

BEG, BORROW OR STEAL: The pale pink jacquard dress with bow detailing around the waist, the poppy print tea dresses, patchwork slips and skirts and the oversized overcoats which revealed silk slips underneath.

VERDICT: Although this was dressing up undone, it was done so with elegance and delicacy. The use of sheer fabrics to show off pretty lace lingerie added an element of intimacy without being too provocative while the tweed suits and coats which cocooned the body retained their air of sophistication, despite the casual way in which they were worn.

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