Designer Richard Nicoll Has Died Aged 39

Designer Richard Nicoll Has Died Aged 39

Police are not treating the death as suspicious

The designer Richard Nicoll has died suddenly in Sydney.

It’s thought he suffered from a heart attack. It's been reported that an ambulance was called to his apartment in the early hours of this morning and he was taken to hospital.

Police have not confirmed a cause of death, but are not treating it as suspicious.

His friends and fans have taken to Twitter to express their feelings...

The 39-year-old is best known for his eponymous brand that had shown at London Fashion Week for eight years before its hiatus in 2014.

Richard Nicoll's SS15 Collection

Nicoll graduated from Central Saint Martins with a MA in womenswear in 2002, and debuted a Richard Nicoll collection for autumn/winter 2006.

As well as his own label, he’s worked for Cerruti Paris, Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton, Topshop, Fred Perry and Jack Wills.

Read: Jack Wills Appoints Richard Nicoll As Creative Director

He was creative director at Jack Wills until January this year when co-founder Peter Williams rejoined the brand, and a move to Adidas was planned for January.

Anne Hathaway in a Richard Nicoll design

A whole host of famous women have worn his designs, including Kate Bosworth, Julianne Moore, Sienna Miller, Emma Stone, Keira Knightley and Julianne Moore.

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