Talk of the Tents

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Nicole Miller's 'coup-ture'

A model walks the runway at the Nicole

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Nicole Miller is staging a style coup, of sorts, with a spring wardrobe fit for the well-dressed rebellista. “Rebels with a Cause,” she calls it — a collection that looks just as good strolling through Versailles…as storming it.

The designer, known for her cheeky prints, mentioned “the gardens of Versailles” and “storming the castle” in her program notes. This was her attempt, it seemed, to...

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Nicole Miller riffs on menswear

A model walks the runway during the Nicole

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Nicole Miller is swiping from her guy’s closet for fall. Not sure what he’ll be left with, but you’ll look solid, strong, sexy. And always feminine, whether you’re wearing one of her menswear-inspired jackets paired with a soft, gathered skirt, or a charcoal dress gently draped to one side.

It’s no Nicole show, of course, without the inventive, unstoppable prints, and there’s no way not to...

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Must-have mani: Nicole Miller's galaxy glam nails

A model poses backstage with her CND manicure

(Credit: Nina Ruggiero)

The manicures backstage at Nicole Miller's New York Fashion Week show were sci-fi inspired, just like the spring 2013 collection, and the look was funky and fun, yet totally wearable.

Each nail featured a sparkling mint green diamond shape set against a sleek black background.

"Mint green is one of the staple colors in the CND collection," said Candice Manacchio, nail and fashion...

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Nicole Miller: Spaced Out

The whole vibe at Nicole Miller's Spring 2013

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Nicole Miller has been toying with the “good girl meets bad girl” theme for a few seasons now, and for Spring 2013, she nailed it.

Inspired by the ‘80s surrealist art movement, program notes called the collection, which showed at the tents at Lincoln Center Friday night, “The juxtaposition of improbable things.” This translated into looks that balanced pretty with gritty such as a cobalt leather...

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