In this week’s Real Style Designer Picks Q&A, we are thrilled to welcome back renowned fashion designer Nicole Miller. She shares her tips and top trends for Spring 2011. Nicole’s keen eye and feminine aesthetic has made her a celebrity favourite. Stars including Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry have been seen in her designs. She has also recently launched her own online reality television show where you can watch her prepare her fall collection for the New York Fashion Week shows. Sounds like a lot of fun, we for sure will be watching. Read her insightful answers on Spring fashion below:
Real Style Network: What are your must-haves for Spring?
Nicole Miller: A boot leg pant with a very narrow leg and a leather vest.
Real Style Network: How can women incorporate these looks into their existing wardrobe?
Nicole Miller: Layering is an important part of dressing.
Real Style Network: Which spring trends are a fashion don’t?
Nicole Miller: Last year’s!
Real Style Network: What are the hottest accessories, shoes and bags for spring?
Nicole Miller: My bicycle chain bags. I love them and they look really new. Wedges are never going out and are great for spring.
Real Style Network: What is the hottest jewelry for spring and why?
Nicole Miller: Really bright colorful jewelry!
Real Style Network: What are some trends or pieces to buy that will last for a long time?
Nicole Miller: Anything that looks really good on you.
Real Style Network: What will you be wearing this spring?
Nicole Miller: Tunics.
Real Style Network: What is your ultimate style tip?
Nicole Miller: Stick to what works best for you — not every trend will be right for you
Find Nicole Miller garments are available in her boutiques, on her website and at JC Penney, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales.
[Vintage Earrings 61.3 available at Charm & Chain, Nicole Miller Handbags Addison Canvas Mini Crossbody available at eBags, and Finley Wedge available at Heels]