Nina Ricci (designer)

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Nina Ricci[1]
BornMaria Nielli[1]
1883[1]
Turin, Italy[2][1]
Died(1970-11-28)28 November 1970[2][1]
OccupationFashion designer[3]
Known forCo-founder of Nina Ricci[4]
Spouse(s)Luigi Ricci
(m.1904, widowed).[5][1]
Children1[6]

Nina Ricci (born Maria Nielli; 1883 – 1970) was an Italian-born French fashion designer.[1][3][5]

She was born in Turin, Italy, and moved to France at the age of 12.[3][5]

At the age of 13, she began an apprenticeship at a dressmaker's.[7]

In 1904, she married Luigi Ricci.[5] They had one child, Robert.[1][6]

In 1908, she joined the House of Raffin, where she remained for decades.[1]

She and her son Robert founded the fashion house Nina Ricci in Paris in 1932; it has been owned by the Spanish company Puig since 1998.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Nina Ricci (1883-1970) | Education | BoF". Businessoffashion.com. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  2. ^ a b "Nina Ricci, Couturiere, Is Dead at 87". New York Times. 30 November 1970. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Nina Ricci - Vogue.it". www.vogue.it. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  4. ^ a b "PUIG". PUIG. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  5. ^ a b c d Name *. "Nina Ricci biography". Catwalkyourself.com. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  6. ^ a b "Nina Ricci Handbags & Accessories". Luxussachen.com. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  7. ^ Mosiello, Laura; Reynolds, Susan (2009-02-18). The Portable Italian Mamma: Guilt, Pasta, and When Are You Giving Me Grandchildren?. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 9781440520396.

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