January 07, 2014 New York
The rest of the collection found the designer exploring more familiar territory. He’s always had a playful touch with knits. Today’s highlight was a heavy-gauge crewneck with a subtly nipped-in waist, although a tiny cardi with a cutaway back covered in lace was a close second. Florals are rarely missing from a Nina Ricci collection. This time around, Copping manipulated them on the computer to create the blurry, fuzzed-out prints he used on a pair of wispy dresses. Flowers featured on a pair of gorgeous evening columns, too. Their long sleeves conveyed an assured ease, as did Copping's other after-dark proposition: silk pajama pants paired with a patchwork lace T-shirt.