Guillaume Henry Just Misses the Mark for Nina Ricci Spring/Summer 2016

For his second collection helming the Nina Ricci house, Guillaume Henry wanted to focus on creating a line, and a woman, that men would “fall in love with.” An admirable goal, but one that was better in theory than execution. The Spring/Summer 2016 line almost hit its mark, but through poor styling and the use of cumbersome fabrics, fell short of expectations. Considering Henry’s success in bringing the once-defunct couture brand Carven back from the brink, it’s clear he understands womenswear, but he seems to be having a hard time finding the Nina Ricci woman.

Marissa Stempien

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