Nicole has completed a BA hons in Architecture and an MA(merit) Fashion Design & Theories at IUAV University Venice.
In 2015 she was selected as a Special Research Designer for "PITTI Filati" a project in collaboration with Giordano knitwear industries and PITTI Filati SS 2015 Trends, were she displayed a new innovative stich at the trade fair in January . The project innovated the “punto pellicia” by the calculation of the contraction between two opposing fibres, elastic and merino wool for the creation of a new three dimensional stich.
In 2013 she worked in collaboration with Bottega Veneta for the creation of a leather backpack. Her graduate collection, “The Bottom Rung” was selected for a performance curated by Kinkaleri at Fashion at IUAV 2012 and at Spazio Paraggi Venice. Her collection was later published in Vogue Talents online, La Reppublica;innovation and Frizzi Frizzi.
For it's first offering 000® introduces utilitarian outerwear: 001 man 002 woman 003 Unisex 001- 002- 003 Type 1 jackets are made from Black/ Navy Ventile® 520 Dry, a densley woven 480g, 100% cotton, originally designed in the UK for the RAF (1943). The dense weave and the swelling properties of the Ventile® cotton fibres when wet provide excellent weatherproofing: - Windproof - Water Resistant - Highly breathable - Each 000® garment is individually numbered to specify the authenticity of the item Hand Made in Ascoli Piceno, Italy.