Nicole Miller is a fashion designer who blends timeless design with an eclectic modern sensibility. Her goal is to create clothing for women with a young attitude. She draws inspiration from a wide range of influences including cinema, contemporary art and mid-20th century architecture.
With a fine arts background from the Rhode Island School of Design and couture training from Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Nicole acquired both a strong sense of aesthetics as well as knowledge of technique. These design characteristics, with her french background and unparalleled spirit, are apparent in her namesake label and inherent in her vision.
In 2005, motivated by a desire to make her aesthetic accessible to a broader range of women, Miller launched the nicole by Nicole Miller collection that is offered exclusively at jcpenney stores in the United States and on www.jcp.com. nicole by Nicole Miller offers consistently fun, fabulous, easy-to-wear pieces that are desired by the modern woman with a multi-faceted lifestyle. The brand reflects Nicole Miller’s interpretation of classic American style with her signature feminine and flirty touches. The nicole by Nicole Miller collection encompasses a broad range of runway inspired pieces in categories such as sportswear, dresses, footwear, handbags, small leather goods, fine jewelry, sleepwear and sunglasses.
The nonconformist glamour of Miller’s clothes is a favorite of many in Hollywood. Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, America Ferrera and Fergie have appeared in her designs. Her work is often shown on the covers and in the pages of leading fashion and lifestyle magazines world wide – and in cyber space, Nicole Miller is one of the most visible designer brand names.
In favor of all programs to protect the earth and our environment, she actively supports the Rocky Mountain Institute and Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Riverkeeper. Together with her husband Kim and son Palmer, Miller divides her time between her homes in New York City and Sag Harbor, NY.