Nicola (ニコラ nikora?) is a fashion magazine published in japan by shinchosha. this magazine targets young girls ranging from early- to mid-teens. the magazine is known for its models (called nicomo). nicola was first published in 1997 and covers teen fashion trends, hair and make-up, and lifestyles. with the growing popularity of teen fashion and its models, nicola became the top-selling fashion magazine targeting early- and mid- teen girls, with a circulation of over 231,000 a month.