Nina Ricci’s creative director, Peter Copping, may not be a household name, but he’s one of my personal favourites and created what I believe is the dress of the season! The Nina Ricci Spring/Summer 2013 finale look is absolute perfection. I’ve been daydreaming about the sequin embellished cocktail dress ever since it hit the Paris runway, and the portrait of Andreea Diaconu wearing the design in W magazine [above] literally took my breath away.
Naturally Rachel Zoe didn’t waste any time when it came to this stunning design, and managed to secure the dress for Anne Hathway, who wore it on the red carpet in December 2012. I kind of wish it had gone to Gisele, Natalie Portman or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, though.
And, as you’d expect, there haven’t been any decent copies of this look, as it’s impossible to recreate this kind of magic. But I have managed to source six dresses which have a similar vibe. Take a look: