About the Brand
Nicole Miller is a global womenswear brand, designed in New York City. With an emphasis on signature graphic prints, luxe fabrics and innovative silhouettes, the collection cultivates a look of elegance with a hint of rebellion. Known for her skillful draping and unique detailing, Nicole designs every piece with the modern woman in mind.
Since launching in 1982, the Nicole Miller brand has grown greatly and is now comprised of the collection and Atelier as well as numerous other categories including shoes, jewelry, activewear, home, kitchen, and bath.
An American born to a French mother, Nicole was trained at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in Paris. RISD inspired her sense of freedom and creativity while Chambre Syndicale gave her a mastery of the classic French techniques of haute couture.
In 1992, Nicole, along with her business partner Bud Konheim, launched the with a line of dresses under the name Nicole Miller. The brand quickly became well known in the retail industry for popularizing the little black dress.
Over the past 25 years, Nicole’s designs have garnered a loyal following of celebrity fans including Angelina Jolie, Beyoncé, and Blake Lively, amongst others. Nicole is a CFDA board member, and has been the recipient of numerous industry awards such as the Legend of Fashion Award (2006), Fashion Group International Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), and the Visionary Woman Award (2014).
Nicole lives in New York City with her husband and son, spending weekends traveling or entertaining at her summer home in Sag Harbor, New York.
A strong believer in protecting our natural environment, Miller actively supports the Rocky Mountain Institute and Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Riverkeeper.