Yes! To all the Nicole-lovers, your wish has been granted! Nicole is returning, this time in Antique Green perfection!
Backing up a bit, let’s discuss the Nicole, shall we? The Nicole in Fog first appeared in our Fall/Winter 2015 line, and surprised us by becoming an instant hit. It sold out faster than anyone expected. Technically not a traditional ‘hoodie’ since it was a wrap/sweater style, it was designed as a versatile, luxe, super soft fog grey hoodie featuring a waterfall hem, patch pockets, a generous hood and an ever so subtle contrast between the body fabric and the rib. The grey was intended to make this work as a neutral wardrobe staple, and obviously it worked because our entire Fog Nicole inventory sold out! We heard of customers ordering a second, ‘back up’ piece once they realized how soft, comfy, and ‘liveable’ the Nicole was!
Nicole in Fog
Once we saw how much our customers loved the Nicole, Amy knew it needed to return in our Spring 2016 collection. To counter the original neutral grey, for the new Nicole she decided to go with rich, bold Apricot – another popular Spring color. Again we had a best seller; many were owners of the original Fog Nicole while many had missed out on the Fog and had been anxiously awaiting a new Nicole!
Nicole in Apricot
And for Spring/Summer 2016, we removed the inner fleece brushing and presented the calming Nicole in Serenity Blue.
The beloved Nicole returned for Fall/Winter 2016, and in the absolute must-have Raven Black color. This was due to the multiple requests we got from Nicole aficionados, and sure enough, the Raven Nicole was a near-instant sell out. Hopefully you were one of the lucky people who snagged one!
Nicole in Raven
And now…in an incredible Antique Green color, the Nicole is back for Fall/Winter 2016! We used the same super luxe and super soft fabric for this one, with the same soft fleece-brushed inside for extra warmth. The Nicole features a waterfall hem, patch pockets, a generous hood. Trust us when we say, you guys will want to live in this one! Lots of luscious fabric to cuddle up with, big pockets, big hood…what more could you ask for?!?
What is the same?
The Nicole in Antique Green has the same luxe, uber soft, slightly stretchy material, the same ribbed cuffs and border, the same pockets, hood, and the same gorgeous waterfall hem design that is designed to be flattering for any body type. And just like the Nicole in Fog from Fall/Winter 2015, as well as the recent Nicole in Raven, the Antique Green is fleece-brushed inside for extra softness and warmth.
What is different?
The Raven Antique Green is exactly the same as the Nicoles in Fog and Raven, except for the color.
The Nicole is true to size and very forgiving since it is does not have a zippered closure. If you’d like a closer fit or prefer a slightly shorter piece, sizing down might be right for you. If you’d like the slight extra length stay with your normal size. Sizing up might not be the best idea unless you’re between sizes and you want more space; this is made to work with layers and hang loosely and might be too big if you size up. For more sizing tips please refer to the sizing chart in the listing on our site.
Erinn (5’2″) in XS
Mitzi i(5’6″) n an XS
Trish (5’3″) in XS
Harmony (5’7″) sizes down in the Nicole, from her usual XL in ET pieces to a L
Diana (5’10”) in XL
Cory (5’5″) in XL
Color Comparisons (left to right): Nicole in Antique Green, Soshie Poncho. Jennifer Shrug in Olive, Clover Makenzie, Charity Sunshine in Flash Green, and Emma Ruffle in Citrus
Oddly enough, we don’t have an Evergreen Sophie lying around the warehouse to photograph beside the Nicole in Antique Green! But Amy pulled out the color swatches of both so, here you go. The Evergreen Sophie is on the bottom and the Nicole is on top; this is in late afternoon lighting, hope this helps!
Care Instructions: We recommend machine washing on cold gentle cycle with like colors in a lingerie bag, no bleach, and laying flat or hanging to dry. Low iron if necessary. For more laundry/care tips, such as setting the color, please see our FAQ section (under the About Us tab).
The Nicole in Antique Green will be available for sale on Tuesday, August 23 at 10 am PST. The Nicole will begin to ship on approximately September 7. Let us know if you have any questions!
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