Monday, 13 June 2011

Désir du jour - Nicola Finetti

Jennifer Hawkins in custom
Nicola Finetti
With a design philosophy that aims to create designs that allow women to express their individuality, femininity, invention and strength, one of my favourite designers Nicola Finetti has established a successful career in a competitive fashion industry.

Born in Italy, Finetti studied architecture before moving to Australia in 1992. Finding it difficult to find work as a architect due to the language barrier, Finetti started studying fashion and design and marketing fashion from experts Richard Tyler and Romeo Gigli.

In 1995, Finetti launched his namesake label. With his background in architecture influencing his structured and unique designs, Finetti soon gained a loyal following.

In 2002, his work was bought by the Powerhouse Museum for their permanent collection and exhibited from April to June 2002 in an exhibit called "Sourcing the Muse".

In 2003, Finetti launched Nicola Finetti aXessory. In 2004 Finetti released his successful diffusion line Nylon Flocks, which is stocked in Australian retail giant Myer.

If you're looking for a little black dress but don't want something too boring, then look no further than this Nicola Finetti Halter Layered Organza Disk Dress. Available for $514.80 from Finetti's eBoutique, the beautiful layered skirt adds a feminine touch to the fitted bodice. Perfect for a night out with boots or colourful heels, this dress can be worn in the cooler months with a fitted jacket and opaque tights.

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