Monday, 13 August 2012

Nica’s Olympic Splash!

Nica was full of excitement heading to the visually stunning Aquatics Centre for the Olympic Games. The centre holds two 50m swimming pools and a 25m diving pool. The Aquatics centre was electric as we waited to see Micheal Phelps the human fish prepare to win more gold medals to add to his already very shiny Olympic trophy cabinet, which already hosted an astounding 18 gold medals!

Michael Phelps did not disappoint, he flew through the water with such amazing power and grace and gaining another four Gold medals for Team USA. These gold medals were won in the 4 x200m freestyle, the 200m individual medley, the 100m butterfly and 4 x100m medley relay.
But he didn’t stop there! He also took home another two silver medals. Making his Olympic total an amazing 22 medals!
So with all of the excitement about the games the other main question is, what should you wear to an Olympic event? A pair of super cute and comfy flat shoes are essential as queing, standing and most probably jumping will be involved throughout the day. Then of course you need a bag which will be big enough for your phone, camera, nibbles and a bottle of water.

Nica’s Olympic bag must have was the very pretty ‘Sophie’ across body bag. This bag is surprising as it appears small, but you can fit everything you need into it! The beautiful quilting design is classic allowing you to look smart and casual in skinny jeans and flats. The ‘Sophie’ across body has a zip top and inside zip pocket, so when you are jumping up and down cheering on the athletes, your belongings are safe and best of all with an across body your arms are free to clap and wave!

When you’re on the go, find your perfect across body bag at

Friday, 3 August 2012

Nica London AW12

This season Nica introduces a flourish of fabrics & textures with elegant label Nica London. Nica London prides itself on creating glamourous and chic looks with strong colour palettes, while using key shapes and finishes with gorgeous detailing. The beautiful faux leather and fabric provides a perfect balance between style and affordability making this a desirable label for fashion savvy females!
The 'Cannes' range combines sophistication and elegance using classic framing and clasps for the large shoulder and small cross body styles. British racing green and classic camel patent are key colours within this range. Exquisite tapestry craftsmanship draws upon statement botanical prints keeping a twist of Nica's signature playful style.
A collection of sublime rounded totes in crimson red felts, flap over cross body in a mixture of quilted faux leathers and soft felts and large flap over quilted clutch make the 'Sophie' range. A base colour palette of dark choc and black hues rest behind post box reds and taupes.
The 'Lana' range is a stunning new take on the classic satchel. 'Lana' has taken a rounded saddle shape and woven miniature flat, metallic bows in rows through the faux leather creating texture. A traditional colour palette of dark taupe, cream and black allows for the dusted metallic bows to shine. Playful tassels have been added to the zip pulls and delicate metal work detailing creates a beautiful bow from twisted rope effect which has been added to depict the essence of Nica London.

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Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Behind the scenes at Nica Play's Video day out!

Behind the scenes at Nica Play's video shoot. We took a stroll with our bike (and film crew) into Chiswick high street and came across a beautiful quaint book store. No.183 was the perfect back drop to shoot our Nica Play video.
Inside the book store was like stepping into another world...
A life time's worth of reading was piled high in this little book store. It was though we had stepped into a shop along Diagon Alley, expecting to see Harry Potter and friend's buying spell books and wands...

Back outside Nica was creating her own fantasy land with Nica Play's new collection. A sense of charm and relaxed sunny days endulging in picnics in the park, a ride on your bike and loosing yourself in a book.

It is important to get the right lighting for both video and photography, to highlight features and capture the essence of the story.

The team checking the play back on the hand held camera.

Walking away into the distance captures the last scene of the day...

Our gorgeous model Catherine showing off Nica Play's across body satchel in choc print and the large shoulder bag in the pretty pink print.

The print is made up of leaf and bird images all designed by different shaded dots! Each Nica Play bag is coated allowing the bags to be washed and wiped easily, perfect for pincnics in the park, muddy festivals and they have no fear of children's sticky fingers!

Stay tuned for the video coming soon!