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[Luxus+ Magazine] : Nina Ricci, the rebirth of a romantic Couture House

[Luxus+ Magazine] : Nina Ricci, the rebirth of a romantic Couture House

Known as the icon of graceful and romantic femininity since its birth in 1932, the Parisian house of Nina Ricci has an important heritage in the field of haute couture. A seemingly timeless heritage as the brand is now experiencing a renaissance.

 

 

Born in 1883 in Turin, the famous seamstress Maria Adelaid Nielli, nicknamed “Nina” since childhood, entered the world of couture in 1908 when she made her debut at Raffin, a famous fashion house among the provincials. For 24 years, the fashion virtuoso ran her own department there.

 

When she married Luigi Ricci, from a family of Florentine jewellers, she became Nina Ricci. In 1932, she founded the Haute Couture House in Paris at the instigation of her son Robert Ricci. Indeed, the creation of the House was on the condition that the latter would manage the whole business aspect so that she could devote herself to creation.

 

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Located at 20 rue des Capucines, the house was born in an era when women dominated creation. Among the most famous: Madeleine Vionnet, Jeanne Lanvin, Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli. It quickly became a great success thanks to the accuracy of the cuts and the nobility of the materials chosen by Nina, but also to her son’s extensive financial knowledge.

 

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