Nina Ricci confirms creative director Peter Copping's departure

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Nina Ricci have confirmed that creative director Peter Copping is stepping down after five years at the iconic fashion house.

Fashionistas including Olivia Palermo and Anna Dello Russo stepped out for the Nina Ricci Spring 2015 show at Paris Fashion Week, which was later revealed to be Peter's last collection for the brand as his departure was announced.

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Peter Copping with Olivia Palermo backstage at the Nina Ricci Spring 2015 show

Ralph Toledano, the president of the fashion division at Puig, Nina Ricci's parent company, thanked Peter for "his commitment to Nina Ricci and his contribution to the legacy of the house."

"I am very grateful to the Puig family for their kindness during the last five years," said Peter, who noted that it was his 'great pleasure' to work at Nina Ricci.

While Peter's next career move has yet to be confirmed, the designer has been linked to Oscar de la Renta, who designed Amal Alamuddin's stunning wedding dress for her marriage ceremony with George Clooney in Venice.