Nicole Farhi is a French fashion designer, sculptor and honourary CBE for services to Fashion in the UK. Born in Nice, France of Turkish descent, Nicole Farhi was a freelance designer when she moved to London in the 1970s to work with Stephen Marks of French Connection. She became that label’s head designer before launching her line in 1982. She specialises in the kind of softly structured pieces which fit together beautifully and exude an easy luxury on every occasion. Nicole Farhi accessories are the definition of the thinking woman’s wardrobe.