At Free People, Nicole was the design director of the Free People Collection. She worked with the design teams on the wholesale and retail collection that delivered to the consumer every month. One of her highlights was working with the knits designers on creating a unique texture of thermal that is relevant in the business today. She also inspired a military/utility capsule that created classic anoraks to utility bottoms and camo shirts.
In addition, Nicole's designed her limited edition dresses which embodied the spirit of the brand.