Perhaps you could be forgiven for thinking that Richard Nicoll's collection is somewhat functional. Clean lines and suitably midi-length dresses added together to create a very accessible, wearable collection that oozes grown-up chic. Where other winter collections might have maximised on gothic themes, Nicoll's colour palette gave us a lovely new look, including a stunning burnt orange, muted blues and popping yellow in amongst the mix of soft grey and white.
The silhouettes in the collection were unfussy, uncomplicated and entirely straight edged. We might have seen other architecturally inspired pieces from other designers this season, and over extravagant colours but Nicoll isn't buying into any of that. Simple shifts highlighted this very feature of the collection, allowing the eye to settle gently from look to look, with no complaints.
With Nicoll himself proclaiming that this season is his favourite collection, we can see why. The collection is functionally simple, a little minimalist but ultimately chic enough to make its mark quite firmly for winter. There's little doubt that the high street will catch onto Nicoll's simple aesthetic, and we can't wait to see it.
Written by Eleanor Doughty
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