Nick Verreos and David Paul's Nikolaki Collection at FIDM


Nick Verreos and David Paul (photo by Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

In anticipation of the March 2 Academy Awards red carpet, designers Nick Verreos and David Paul hosted a red-carpet runway presentation of their Nikolaki collection on Feb. 26 at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

“People always ask me, ‘What do you think the red-carpet trends will be?’” Verreos said. “I’m going to show you—with my gowns.”

The intimate presentation, held in the FIDM Museum, included draped goddess gowns in silk chiffon and matte jersey, architectural designs in silk organza and silk gazar, and a pair of gowns trimmed in gold and silver paillettes.

The FIDM Museum is currently hosting its 22nd annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibition, featuring costumes from more than 20 films, including the five films up for this year’s Oscar for best costume design.