Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh to Exit Nina Ricci – WWD

PARISNina Ricci and its art director Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh have agreed to part ways after three and a half years, the brand said Monday.

The couple were appointed in 2018, just months after winning the top prize at the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival and making it to the final leg of the show. LVMH Award with their men’s clothing label Botter.

Botter and Herrebrugh last week presented their final collection for Nina Ricci, an exploration of windy sports inspired by the fragrance of the French fashion house, L’Air du Temps, and its swirling bottle design.

The designers, who grew up in the Caribbean, are known for their underwater references and bold use of color. They are charged by the parent company Puig with a contemporary edge for Nina Ricci, the company currently has no executive under it The passing of Charlotte Tasset in September.

“Nina Ricci warmly thanks Lisi and Rushemy for their poetic interpretations of the brand’s collections, which have brought a fresh approach and new modern feel to Nina Ricci that we will continue. work in the future,” the home said in a statement.

“We wish them great success in showcasing their talents with their private label and look forward to opening a new direction of creativity and innovation by Nina Ricci,” it added.

The designers said: “We very grateful to Nina Ricci and Puig for their trust and our passionate team for all their work and support. We are proud to have been able to put our creativity in the service of this iconic painter. We feel that this is the right time to give all of our attention to Botter, which is now entering an exciting time and we want to take it to the next level.”

Botter and Herrebrugh succeeded Guillaume Henry at the house that had previously been directed by designers including Peter Copping, Nathalie Gervais, Massimo Giussani, James Aguiar, Lars Nilsson and Olivier Theyskens.

This April, the brand said it has closing its historic flagship store, located at 39 Avenue Montaigne in Paris, as it has switched to a digital-first strategy, in keeping with its pricing repositioning.

In the fall of 2021, the creative directors of Nina Ricci cut the number of looks they featured by 30%, and the price was divided by 2.5 to make the collection more accessible.

Nina Ricci was founded in 1932 and is known for its best-selling fragrances.

The brand’s fashions are made by around 80 retailers worldwide, including Le Bon Marché, Printemps, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Isetan, Joyce and Lane Crawford. It is also sold online through Net-a-porter, Farfetch and Ssense.


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