Richard Nicoll: London fashion figures pay tribute to designer after death at 39

Leading figures from the world of fashion today paid tribute to designer Richard Nicoll after he died aged just 39. The chief executive of the British Fashion Council said they were deeply saddened and paid tribute to the “wonderful, kind-hearted and talented” London-born designer. Mr Nicoll grew up in Australia but returned to London to study at Central Saint Martin’s. He worked for the likes of Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs as well as designing a bridal range for top high street retailer Topshop. Tributes: The fashion world have called…

Read More

Richard Nicoll, Australian fashion designer, dies aged 38

Richard Nicoll, the London Fashion Week designer, has died at the age of 38. The news broke on Friday morning that Nicoll, who grew up in Australia, had passed away suddenly in Sydney. According to local news outlets, it is believed an ambulance was called to his apartment, and he was taken to St Vincent’s hospital. Some reports suggest a suspected heart attack. FacebookTwitterPinterestA design from Richard Nicoll’s spring/summer 2015 show, his last at London Fashion Week. Photograph: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images Nicoll was based in London for much of…

Read More

Fashion Designer Richard Nicoll Dies at 39

Richard Nicoll, the British fashion designer who took a distinctively Modernist approach with candy-colored palettes and sculptured creations that attracted a celebrity clientele, died on Friday in Sydney, Australia. He was 39. The cause was a heart attack, his family said. The New South Wales Police said they were preparing a report for the coroner. The London-born Mr. Nicoll’s designs have been worn by Kylie Minogue, Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller and Julianne Moore, among other celebrities. He designed capsule collections for Topshop and Fred Perry, freelanced for Marc Jacobs and…

Read More