Italian fashion empires have taken precedence in the industry for several decades before it reluctantly share the limelight with younger fashion artists eager to carve their name in fashion’s history. Among the pioneers in contemporary American fashion who infused new blood into the seemingly stiff and constricted world is Nicole Miller, who still remained to be one of America’s favorite designers for the elite.
Nicole Miller dresses have beautifully adorned the stunning figures of top Hollywood celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff, Halle Berry, Felicity Huffman and Jessica Simpson, just to name a few. Her expertise in fashion designing can be largely attributed to her formal training in Rhode Island School of Design and the highly prestigious training in Chambre Syndicate de la Haute Couture in Paris. She was also one of the first designers to use celebrities as models for their collection and took advantage of red carpet events to showcase their creations. With the phenomenal sweeping success, Nicole Miller women’s collection has moved on to include luxury items such as bridal wear, accessories, cosmetics and even a bed and bath line. Among her popular creations aside also include the heavenly Nicole Miller wedding dresses that seem to be every girl’s highly coveted piece, next to Vera Wang’s gown collection.
The Nicole Miller women’s collection unerringly reflects the designer’s years of experience in the business and features intricately drawn prints and garments that are cut to perfection. It was in 1986 when she opened her very first boutique to serve her loyal clientele over the years when she was mainly offering her product in major stores. In doing so, Nicole Miller have paved the way for other young designers to desire freedom and independence from the departments who usually served as their springboard in penetrating the industry. Aside from getting celebrities to replace models in runway shows, she also opted to use ad campaigns that feature more celebrities instead of merely settling on professional models that were prevalently used back then. This rather bold move opened a whole new facet in the fashion industry and stars are more regarded as fashion icons aside from their prowess in the silver screen.
In 2005, the designer label offered a cheaper brand Nicole by Nicole Miller women’s collection that is exclusively sold at JC Penney. She invited famous models Carol Alta and Niki Taylor to ramp her latest collections held in the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. This particular line offers significantly cheaper products for women who live a multi faceted lifestyle. Today, the company has 20 freestanding boutiques all over the United States along with upscale retailers that carry her other luxury line such as Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and JC Penney.
Most of the dresses and other equally stunning clothing creations under the Nicole Miller label would usually cost around $ 200 - $ 700 apiece, depending on the dress design and style. However, her separates such as skirts, shirts and blouses are known to be considerably cheaper alternatives that you can easily match with other pieces in your wardrobe. If you are on a lookout for a wedding dress then prepare to spend a couple thousand dollars on a piece but the collection definitely features magnificent pieces that will surely make a radiant bride out of you. Shopping for an evening dress to stun your date? Nicole Miller offers you striking and fabulously designed dresses that will surely turn more heads that you care to anticipate. Among the bestsellers are the gold lace dresses that easily flatters the feminine shape, the ultra provocative blue taffeta dress that will surely knock your man off his feet and the asymmetric floral halter dress in red, orange and yellow can complement any skin type to perfection.
So if you want true value for you money, then it’s about time you treat yourself to one of Nicole Miller’s creation and feel like a million bucks.