ABOUT THIS BRAND
Simplicity, functionality, beauty, harmony, amazement, emotion, haste, fun, joy, but where did I put the keys?... how much woman is in every Nicoli
Every time we create a new collection, we always try to identify ourselves with those who choose our bags, with those who will share a lot of hours in the day with that “model”: women who travel, who live here or anywhere around the world, who are strong, but who can get emotional in front of something they love, who are practical and want to share it through the purse they choose. Yes, women's time has always inspired our work, ever since we created our first bag in 1975. Women guide our research into materials, colours, shapes. We think about them, about their gestures even when we get down to the details, to the attention to the seams and to the raw cut trim. A woman looks at everything and can see everything in a purse. So do our designers who are young and always look curiously to the future.
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Mipel: welcome to the 111th edition: From February 12 to 15 Mipel will once again be the showcase par excellence of the Italian leather goods scene. It is here that we will reveal our bags for Fall/Winter 2017-2018. Exclusive designs, new materials, high-quality finishes: the collection’ lines and colours have been renewed in total respect of the values that have made any Nicoli creation a must-have. In Italy and the world. We invite you to follow our style coordinates in Hall 10, Stand A05, B06.
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Fall/Winter 2017-18 Collection: The shades of the earth mix with the more intense ones of the winter sky in an embrace of colours that will warm up the next season. The new Nicoli colours are the real protagonists of this collection, they bring out its personality and originality. From mauve to burgundy, from reddish purple to reddish brown and also cinnamon, which will be the must-have trend for the whole fashion landscape. Forest green is unavoidable and beautiful, as are the shades of blue, from turquoise to sapphire to violet blue. For those who love the elegance of natural colours, these year the softer nuances will go from mud to deer. Just like in a Mondrian painting, even in Nicoli’s world, the colour combination is enhanced by very precise lines. Therefore the winner is a clean-cut design that is able to highlight the silhouette, which in contrast, is round, soft and sinuous. A contrast that will amaze the public by breaking the rules of precision. Therefore, it will be a classic but also innovative collection, also thanks to the use of the materials: elegant-grained leather will be combined with processes that will perfect touch. The combination of different types of leather creates “dynamic” models for a casual and relaxed look. It is a collection exclusively for women who entrust their bag not only with their most important belongings, but also that touch of style which shows who they are. A refined palette of colours, prestigious materials, a modern, elegant and functional design: all this conveys the class of a bag made with care, exclusively in Italy.
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from mipel: Nicoli will be the one to welcome you this year at Mipel: thanks to the new position of our stand, Nicoli will be there immediately after your entrance with our usual desire to show you our new collection that is always a reassurance like the true Made in Italy. 110° Mipel - 3/6 September 2016 - HALL 10 A05 B06
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collection s/s 2017: 2 basic types of leather for 12 different colours. This is Nicoli’s challenge for you who has always appreciated our creations. Infinite combinations with 2 base elements: the quality of the material and the creativity of renewed colour palette. The summer collection plays with its refined details, its tone-on-tone look, a stylish accessory to created bags with sophisticated lines. So that carrying a Nicoli is always a simple and reassuring gesture that speaks of beauty. A gesture that has always meant quality and reliability in taste and shape.
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FROM MIPEL: From February 14 to 17 MIPEL will again be the place to meet to see all the A/W 2016-2017 trends. NICOLI is ready to show you its collections which will have a new “unconventional” look, a new freedom of expression, even higher quality. Because that is how next winter is going to be: free inspiration, risky combinations for a style that has refined hints and shapes under the Made in Italy brand.
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collection f/w 2016: Purple-red and elderberry colour the pony leather with sophisticated nuances. Copper and platinum renew the animalier prints by giving them metal brilliance. Dove grey, rust and mole grey give washed leather a new material feel. These new colour combinations “stolen” from beauty and nature create surprising bags that don’t only interpret style, but are many styles in one in their harmony of shapes and exteriors.
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the bag of the future: The coming together of classic shapes and sports materials, chic accessories that take over easy shapes have created a new harmony. A season of research that has been abundant in creativity, has brought NICOLI to contaminate its precious know-how and its absolute quality with the latest trends: the A/W collection summarizes the joyous playfulness of this encounter. The result is glossy gold zippers that enhance soft bags, unexpected fringe that makes a classic print folkish. Very three-dimensional and elegant studs and accessories design a new rhythm on classic, smooth leather or on maxi-textured prints.
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FROM MIPEL: As of this year, MICAM and MIPEL are strengthening their synergy to enhance both product sectors, shoes and leather goods. Thanks to the transfer of MIPEL from halls 8 and 12 to hall 10, visitors can enjoy a new, more flowing and coherent exhibition itinerary that underlines the strong complementarity between the two fairs without undermining their identities. There are advantages also for the exhibitors which can count on increased exposure and a synergy that confirms the strong relationship between the two worlds, both representative of fashion Made in Italy. HALL 10 – DESIGN STUDIO sector – stand H09-I10
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COLLECTION: Craftsmanship, creativity and the future meet in a S/S that entrusts its soul to colour and its uniqueness to craftsmen. Nicoli’s research guides us towards the return to antique, precious leather like high-quality, smooth, soft calfskin: materials that draw from the history of Italian leather and assert the value of true craftsmanship. A constant is the rigid bag in double material that reveals two tactile and visual emotions: the smooth and glossy external surface – in orange, ivory, lilac and green – coming together with the internal fuchsia in matt leather and surprising the summer with innovative, lively and chic play on colours. The sunny season also sees the return of strong fashion details: the bamboo handles of the Macao line combined with classic shapes in crocodile print leather. The positivity and energy of the summer is confirmed by the colours that vary from aqua green to orange, from sun yellow to lilac and fuchsia.
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SUMMERTIME: Its incredible light, colours, airiness and liveliness: finally, summer is here. We wish all of you to live through this season with the same spirit you live your Nicoli: enjoying the pleasure of freedom, playing with the hues, the rhythm, the energy. Nicoli will be on holiday from August 8th to 23rd. We meet again in September with a collection that will make your Winter beautiful.
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COLLECTION F/W 2015: Very often, the beauty of a bag lies in its personality, its expression of characteristics that make it unique, even in its simplicity: practical sense, aesthetic rhythm, passion for design. You fall in love with these traits at first sight. That’s how it is with the classical nature of this bag: recognizable by the pattern of a print that we studied, imagined, designed and produced entirely in Nicoli. A very Italian pattern with an innate love for cosmopolitan life. This will be next season’s classical trend.
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THE BAG OF THE FUTURE: What we are about to tell you is an important and beautiful milestone. Thanks to long periods of work and a collaboration with prestigious clothing companies of the territory, Nicoli has transformed exclusive work processes into a must that everybody can have. At the next Mipel, Nicoli will present a novelty that will revolutionize the market: a garment-washed leather bag, a process that is surely known to fashionistas, but that, until now, was considered an exclusive choice due to its priciness. To produce a garment-washed leather bag, the selection of leather, accessories, zippers, lining that can be washed in a washing machine must be made carefully. The result is fascinating: every material reacts differently to this type of treatment, showing its own characteristic and creating a product with a “used” look. Our comment regarding this treatment’s priciness will be valid only until the next Mipel, when Nicoli will present these competitively-priced models so that all women can grant their wish for beauty, originality, uniqueness.
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MIPEL: The great Made in Italy values have always gone beyond our borders and fascinated people all over the world. Creativity and quality travel freely everywhere and they have become synonym with what we create everyday: Italian beauty, Italian craftsmanship. These are important concepts that we wanted to pass along even through the Nicoli stand in this latest edition of Mipel: a space that underlines the importance of the raw material, the leather; protagonist not only of our collec-tions, but also of our exhibition space. Our participation in the 107th edition of Mipel coincides with an important anniversary: our 40th birthday. We want to celebrate this event by inviting you to the reception we are having in our stand on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, from 1 pm to 2 pm.
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40 years: Everything started in 1975 when Fernando Nicoli chose to work with leather and only leather to create bags destined to conquer two foreign markets: Germany and Austria. A winning entrepre-neurial idea that was sustained by a great passion for craftsmanship, for Italian taste and style. Today, Nicoli is celebrating its first 40 years, a goal that fills us with pride and positive energy. 40 beautiful years to remember, bag after bag. Remembering 1983, our first year at Mipel. And then, the early 2000s that brought Nicoli all over the world: Italy, Europe, Russia, China, Canada, Ameri-ca, Asia, Oceania. 40 years that make us reflect with satisfaction on who we are today: a brand that is recognized for the quality of its leather and the tireless research that drives the creation of each one of its bags.
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COLLECTION F/W 15-16: Black has been confirmed as a must for Fall/Winter 2015, or rather: it has been chosen as a fun-damental colour that is the start of everything. The Nicoli collection proves it by making the most lively, rhythmical and vibrant chromatic surfaces emerge from absolute black; seductive and crea-tive like the glitter that surfaces from the minimal black to play with light and enliven the style. The animal print, that surprises you each time by recalling wild patterns. And then, the colour of the surface of the etched pony leather that seems to combine amazingly with the black. This re-search done for the material is also done for the colour that for this W/F is currently gold in the metallic details and has fun with the different fluorescent colours: fuchsia, yellow, electric blue, green… The shape? The coming winter will confirm the double soul of women: in love with the most enthralling design that perfectly adapts to her dynamism, but also attracted to rigidity, a must that brings elegance and style to every look.
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CHRISTMAS 2014: We would like to have positive thoughts for 2015; a vivacious year, full of ideas, of thrilling projects and emotions, a lot of emotions. Our bags are created through this energy. They bring together the art of making and dreaming, practicality and beauty, tradition and innovation. This is the 2015 we wish for all of you.
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S/S 15 COLLECTION: Nature and its harmony. The colours that emerge from extraordinary depths and enter the wonder of the woods to bring us back to a pleasant rhythm. We listened to the sea, looked at the sky, rediscovered the nature. This beautiful inspiration is the basis for the comfortable shapes that are aesthetically reassuring and, at the same time, modern. In the collection that Nicoli dedicates to your spring/summer, you will relive this harmony: unexpected accents – of textures, of details, of accessories – will surprise you; the result of tireless craftsmanship. A lot of research went into this collection, as well as an infinite desire for summer.
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FROM MIPEL: We look forward to seeing you at Mipel with our Made in Italy art: authentic, touching, true. The collection for next autumn/winter is the result of a grand passion in which all the contents of our products are expressed and can be found: research in colour, attention to detail, great care for the product in all its aspects. It will be a collection with new shapes, inspired by the future of fashion coming together with the unforgettable value of the classics.
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FROM MIPEL: This year, Mipel will be welcoming you with a new “look”: the Studio-Design area, where our stand is, will be positioned at the entrance of the fair. Certainly an important change because it gives us the possibility of giving even more visibility to our collections. Our stand will also be new to make it even more beautiful and bigger to the eye: when you visit it, you will be able to see and touch the beauty of the 2015 Spring/Summer collections with their innovative talent, the demonstration of an always very careful research of materials and colour trends. The collection, ever more numerous and rich, will be displayed in a new exhibition space and will also present a product that is very much in tune with the summer to come.
We look forward to seeing you in stand A67-B68!
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S/S COLLECTION: Leather as a landscape: full of colour, surprising for its liveliness, but also very elegant in its delicate play of prints, tones and light. This is how leather will be: a landscape on which Nicoli, thanks to its experience and research, is able to bring to life original and very colourful motifs. The hide forgets its smooth aspect to take on beautiful prints: animalier, flowers, butterflies, glitter, camouflage, metallic flashes... this is how a purse increases its potential to express itself through a new language that we will also find in the 2015 Spring/Summer moods. The use of perforated leather is also unique; it lightens purses and changes their visual rhythm thanks to the use of reversible leather with prints and ultra-bright colours. The concept of “reversible” also triumphs: like in clothing, even a purse can be surprising with its double soul, skillfully manufactured by the hands of master artisans.
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MADE IN ITALY: Mipel will be an important opportunity to give Made in Italy even more value. Starting this season, there are even more Nicoli products that are being completely manufactured in Italy. Certainly a great effort rewarded by an extraordinary result: the totally Italian production means being able to choose and use only innovative materials that are the result of careful but also creative research, anticipator of the most current trends. With this decision, Nicoli wants to confirm, once again, the values that have made its brand great: reliability, quality and creativity. Made in Italy.
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FROM MIPEL: Atmosphere, design, material, music: everything will be welcoming, enveloping, surprising. We are in our stand, a few days before Mipel opens its door. For this occasion, the walls have been coloured with a warm and bright dune colour and are ready to welcome you and present an intense collection, with numerous sensations to be worn and experienced daily. Can't you already feel the warm and lively rhythm of the winter to come? In our stand, the damask ceiling and the soft carpet combine once again with wood which has been left rough on purpose so that it can express its natural verve. Naturalness has always been our key word: a philosophy for life, for our products, for the relationships we created with those who have chosen us or simply with those who come to discover us for the first time. We hope to see you soon at Mipel, with new, revisited styles that will amaze you. We can't wait to share the intensity of Nicoli's Winter, hand-made and passion-made. fair centre in RHO (Milan), hall 12, DESIGN STUDIO sector, stand H75 I76.
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A/I COLLECTION: The cold will come and, when it does, Nicoli's creativity will warm us up with new and extraordinary things. It will be creativity above all, creativity that lightly touches every style, enlightening it without every shaking it up: it can be seen in the number of lines proposed, in the research of the materials, in their tactile and visual richness. Leather will challenge eyes and hands by creating very different moods: it will be a smooth surface, but also full-bodied, strong and welcoming, expressed by the dollaro embossing; the saffiano print, but also the crocodile print in more than one version, as well as new metallic brilliance. It will be the season of pony skin which will surprise all by becoming the style that will create many moods that will range from camouflage to animalier, to hound's tooth to assert unique bags. F/W 2014-15 will “enter” the bag, re-visit the inside to surprise us with unexpected prints. Opening the purse won't be necessary: its interior will emerge naturally, decisively, harmonious and lively, bringing out the personality of the bag.
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ACTIVE COLLECTION: 8 in the morning (for some earlier, for other a little later): the work day starts. Or it's Sunday afternoon, time to relax and have fun. Let's put everything in a bag! The new collection dedicated to our “at work” / “free” time redefines the female/male style by eliminating barriers and creating a great, unique and contemporary, style. Raw cuts, leather with an important visual rhythm, defined by the dollaro embossing, big modern buckles, zippers that stand out, models that leave aside rigidity for softness. This collection, rigorously Made in Italy and surprisingly price-competitive, seems to already know the lifestyle of today's men and women: self-confident, dynamic, curious, cosmopolitan. The pleasure of surprising and being surprised is indulged by the lively detail of the bags revealing their inner soul, a bit ironic and very fashionable: hound's tooth that brings grace, beauty and liveliness to our time, be it work time or totally free time.
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from MIPEL:
We mixed the most beautiful Italian leathers, we made colours meet and we created new collections. Now we can't wait to see you at MIPEL: fair centre in RHO (Milan), hall 12, DESIGN STUDIO sector, stand H75 I76.
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SPRING: Spring is the season of colours that come to life, bloom and tell us about life. The mood of our 2014 collection was inspired by this natural rebirth: by the perfect and always unique harmony that blossoms suddenly, gracefully and elegantly. Thinking about this season, we remembered a lot of quotes about colours by poets, artists and writers. "Flirt is a watercolour of love", Bourget wrote. Baltasar Gracián y Morales reminds us that "Passion colours all that it touches in its own hues". So what should you expect from the S/S 2014 Nicoli Collection? A very strong and intense research into colours, carried out with care. Research that focuses on the combination, on that exact moment when one colour encounters another and then another again. In this new season, you will find our interpretation of sartorial colouring, a concept that is in every bag as a unique piece. So, the dialogue between materials and colours, between colours and colours, plays on that beautiful concept called “mix and match” which makes nuances meet and knows how to combine shades beautifully, bringing life back to the world of colour in very lovable and wearable bags.
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PROJECT: This is a project that we strongly fought for and that comes from the desire to express, through our products, the Italian ability to dream, think and create uniqueness, mixing it, in an original manner, with our sense of practicality. Basically, aesthetics and function, two necessary concepts for women today. This special collection, made up of very few and specially designed models, comes from the exclusive concept of “easy to live” and “easy to wear”; a concept expressed especially in the choice of special, very special leathers. This is exactly what we wanted: the material interpreting the creative idea, not the shape, which in this collection is deconstructed on purpose, minimal, essential but at the same time practical, all day long. Careful and expert research brought us to the creation of these models, each one accompanied by a pendant with a symbol that represents the essence itself of this project: the moon, the heart, the sun; simple but important elements in life. They remind us, once again, of the two concepts of uniqueness and simplicity that guide this collection. Behind it there our Italian bag-making culture: our sense of being Italian that we feel strongly and that is a part of every stage of the project, from the idea to the place where these bags are produced.Here, in Italy, from our own hands.
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from Mipel:
This edition of Mipel has been confirmed as an ever-important appointment. Above all, it was a moment of great liveliness and sharing with clients, old and new. As a matter of fact, there were a lot of visitors to our stand and this made us very happy and brought us precious energy, especially in this period. What were we able to discern at Mipel? For sure, the opening of new markets likes South America, Russia and China. And the trends: the structured and rigid bag, reinterpreted in the new GRACE and CORINNE bags, is still going strong. Much appreciated were also the coupling with new prints, surfaces that must never be banal; the road is clear for leather that isn't only smooth, for the surprise of textures that are always different. Take a look at our LIBERTY, WAVE, TARTAN and TIMBER: these are the most sought after and worn lines at Mipel. Winter 2013-2014 will be showing them off.
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SUMMER: summer hasn't started yet and spring seems to be playing hide-and-seek with the rain, but... the sales of the summer collections are already very satisfying and the stores have proven it. CHIC, BEVERLY and SUNRISE, some of the most requested by the clients, are in production again and available for reorder. And you, are you ready to wear them with your summer look?
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The beauty of CROMOWINTER:
A F/W 2013/14 that seems to quote all the colours of the world. A surprising collection, infinite nuances, moods, shades and textures. When you carry it, you will get a feel of the nature of the material, you will experience the most beautiful tactile sensations, you will be surprised by the new shapes that stir up visual emotions fine-tuned to your time. You will discover that you can choose the bag you want, even change it every day, because chromewinter was designed to make you happy, even with the price. The craftsmanship of Nicoli and its great creativity are Italian values: for now you can get a preview of them at Mipel, then “chrometherapy” will become a real must for the winter to come.
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MIPEL MILANO: WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU WITH CHROMEWINTER.
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We welcome you to our stand in the new Area Design Studios that Mipel is dedicating to the more bubbly companies, creators of trends (http://www.mipel.com/settori.php). Here you will get a preview of chromewinter, the result of our research and creativity: a “chrometherapeutic” winter, designed to give in to your every mood.
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We know that you are already surfing it, but we wanted to tell you in a few lines how our new site came to be: a bit magazine, a bit journal and definitely very Nicoli. Our collections can't be explained: they must be experienced. This is why we chose a site that allows us to show you visually, with big images, the emotions that you will wear: so that your eyes choose your favourite Nicoli.