Nicole Richie Turns Jewelry Designer!

03/25/2008 at 06:00 AM ET

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As if being a brand new mom wasn’t enough, Nicole Richie is adding jewelry designer to her resume! The star tells PEOPLE, “It’s all costume jewelry. I like to play with jewelry and mix and match.” Produced with the company Mouawad (who also does Heidi Klum‘s fine jewelry collection), Richie is working with “this really talented woman named Shelley Gibbs. She’s an artist and she sketches everything.” And Richie makes sure to keep baby Harlow at the forefront of her priorities while working on the line. She explains to PEOPLE that “everyone’s been really mellow and able to work around my schedule. If I need to go feed the baby, I do it.” And as busy as she is, Richie’s not stopping at jewelry. We can look forward to her infant and children’s wear lines coming out later this year as well — we even hear whispers of a fragrance from Richie in the not-too-distant future. What does beau Joel Madden think of all of her new projects? He proudly tells PEOPLE, “She’s being modest” about all of her recent achievements. Tell us: Would you buy Nicole Richie’s jewelry line?

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Teig on

She is so amazing. this is going to be great for her.

John on

wow-baby clothes i can KINDA see-but jewlery?

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Jennifer on

Don’t get me wrong, I wish her all the happiness with Joel and her new baby, but what exactly has she done professionally to qualify for this? To have fragrance/jewelry/clothing deals land right in your lap must be nice. No design school, business school, nada. Sorry I guess I’m just a bitter and broke college student :-) Too broke to definately buy any jewelry she’ll design!

courtney on

Um…. I guess I’d have to see it first before I decide to wear it but I think she’s got a great fashion taste so I would put faith in her creating a great line of jewelry.

sarah on

yes I would!!! she is so cute and has a great sence of fashion!!!

Kate on

I would buy her jewlery if I thought it was pretty. There are only a couple of celebrities I wouldn’t buy anything from…Heidi Montag, Paris Hilton, Ms. Spears and The Olsens. Anybody else is up for consideration. I love L.A.M.B and I also really like Lauren Conrad’s line. Just bought a dress for an upcoming trip.

mama mia on

I like Nicole Richie and out of her and Paris she has the better fashion sense, so I would imagine that her jewelry would be something I would wear. I am just glad to see that motherhood has brought about a sense of responsibility and maturity, and finally she is doing something with her life besides “The Simple Life”.

Jonathan Bodack on

If I were a girl,? I would buy Nicole Richie’s line, but since I’m a boy, no.

Leah on

Maybe… if I liked it. But do we need another designer fragrance?

LOURDES on

YES I WOULD BUY HER JEWELRY!

Jules on

Yes, I love her, and her style!!!

Jessica Bird on

I’d have to see it before I decided, but I am always cautious about people who jump from one line of work to another. Designing clothes and jewelry isn’t just a side job kind of thing – most people are trained to do it. Just because someone is famous from a reality show doesn’t mean their creation is worth big money.

Sophia on

Ridiculous. What makes her any more talented at jewelry design than the next person? She hasn’t been to art school or studied design, and I’m willing to bet my boots she doesn’t have an ounce of real artistic or creative talent. This Shelley Gibbs she working with who is going to do all the sketches is the one who will probably deserve the credit for the jewelry created, not Nicole Richie who is just going to smack her name on something so she can make money. I wouldn’t buy anything (supposedly) designed by her.

Erica on

I would wear jewelry designed by Nicole Richie. I love her style. I am also looking forward to her infant and children’s wear lines. She is such an interesting person that I would imagine that would be brought to her designs. And now she has baby Harlow for inspiration too!!!

Sarah on

i lovelovelove nicole<3

Glely on

Oh yeah!! I would buy it

LJC on

I would defintley buy her line!!! I love her!!

Katie on

Good for her!! :D

msnameless on

It would depend on the jewelry. If it was stuff I liked, sure why not? I have alot of respect for someone that turns her life around. She’s done alot of not so good stuff but she’s turning it around and doing alot of good stuff.

Corissa on

Cant Wait for the children and infant line!

Sandy on

yes! Id buy her stuff, I love her, and even more now, she has really matured, and I love her style

Susie on

I would definitely wear her jewelry! I LOVE her style!

jen on

Very cool, i think she would make a great designer

Dawn on

Sure…Nicole has great taste and I can’t wait to see it! She has a baby to feed now.

Danica on

I would buy anything Nicole Richie. Def looking forward to the jewelry and fragrance!!!!!
Love her

lisa on

Actually I think that Nicole has great taste in fashion. I have always loved her style. So yes, I would buy her jewelry.

drgnldy14 on

No way!! Why make a “poor little rich girl” richer? She is setting such a crummy example for young women and teenagers.

Jessica on

Of course, Nicole is a very nice girl and she seems to have good taste. I hope she translate that on her jewelry collection and other entities.

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sallygail on

yes, I would buy

denise on

probably OUT of my price range, BUT I would buy her stuff over Paris the God anyday! I can’t stand that girl!

TANYA on

i defnitly will …..

i yhink its gonna be soft and gorgeouse

Jess on

I would buy pieces from Nicole’s jewelry line. I am sure that they will cool, funky, classy and trendy all at the same time. I know the line will go with my style.

Jill on

I agree with Jennifer. I design jewelry myself and find it very annoying that these celebs with no talent who can’t even draw up the designs themselves call themselves “designers”. I think Nicole is cute and looks good in alot of things but DESIGNER. come on move over and let the people with the real talent shine through! thanks

Bree on

I might buy her jewelery. Right now, I think there are reallly only three style icons: Nicole Richie, Posh and Demi Moore.

trish on

She is butt ugly! What is her talent? I don’t understand the attraction to her. What has she accomplished other than being L. Richie’s daughter and FBF to Paris Hilton. So she had a baby, big deal! Women have babies all the time and are working moms. Move on people!

ida on

Nicole has come a long way. I am so happy for her. Her eye for great fashion is dead on. I would love to see her host a show on TV. I would buy her stuff because she has a very classy sophisticated style.

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erica on

i am proud of her! harlow really turned her life around! God Bless her and her family. she deserves it!

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Jamie on

Of course! I love her!

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Amanda on

How can any of you fools really say if you would buy it if you haven’t even seen it?

Sarah on

She’s trying to make up for her bad image during her Paris bff days, so yea, I would buy it if I like it. I really think it’s more about her name rather than her talent though. Like a previous comment stated, she does not have any education or training. Just a name.

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Amanda on

How can any of you fools say you would buy it if you haven’t even seen it?

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Liza on

Does anyone know where Nicole’s necklace is from? (initial H)… I’d love to get one!

Alicen on

-id probably buy it -if i dug it of course =o]
-peace

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Stefy on

FINALLY… a star that is worthy of putting out a clothing line, or jewellery line. Out of all these people that came out with clothing lines, JLO and Nicole Richie look like they actually love it and will take a part in creating it.

Denise on

I think Nicole has great fashion sense and I always love what she’s wearing so as long as the jewelry reflects her personal style, I’d buy it :)

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amanda on

i just simply LOVE LOVE LOVE Nicole..she has grown into such a beautiful women..and she has one of the cutest babies i have ever seen…i wish her and her family the best of luck w/ everything!♥

Jan on

You go Nicole. Good for you getting your life on track. I would def buy anything from your line.

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Chris on

I would buy it, and if she made some for ages (8-12) would also be great. It is so awesome to see her turn her life around.

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dawn on

1)will i like it?
2)what will it cost?
3)is it anywhere as nice as the jewelry i make?

three important questions a girl must ask !

Angela on

I will definitely purchase something from Nicole’s line, if the price is right. I love her style and think she’ll make a great designer.

Rebeca on

Maybe her designers could be good or maybe I will buy it..But… OMG!! NICOLE RICHIE´S IS ATTACKING US!!!

Phoenix on

Being a mom will probably be the biggest impact Nicole could make here on earth. Nicole get a real job, you know something your qualified to do…flippin burgers? Please!

Wendy on

I am TOTALLY BUYING HER STUFF

Liz on

I dunno… First I’d have to see some of it, then check the prices.

tam on

i agree with jenifer, what qualifies her? she’s not all that interesting.

LT on

I would buy Nicole’s Jewelry. I hardly see Nicole looking less than fashionable. She has an eye for what looks good on her body and what looks good in general. She definitely has her own style and I like that about her. As far as what has she done career wise? Gwen Stefani never went to design school, (L.A.M.B.) Sarah Jessica Parker never did either (Bitten). SJP is my girl, I love her line. Most celebrities who come out with fashion lines do it because the public sees them as fashion forward individuals. So it would be in their best interest financially, to make money off of the very things that make them famous. It’s all about the money. I’ve purchased Items from SJP’s line. I love them.

LT on

The thing that cracks me up is that people are saying what makes her talented enough and skilled enough to be a jewelry designer? Half the jewelry that people wear nowadays is designed by some one else and names like David Yurman, Cartier, Fred Leighton, etc. are slapped on it to hike the price thousands of dollars higher. Let’s be real. Who really cares if she designs jewelry. People are going to buy it anyways. Whether or not you or I purchase it is not going to make or break Nicole Richie’s pockets. Besides, it’s costume jewelry. Its not diamonds. Anybody can design costume jewelry. I can do it, and I can’t even draw stick figures. Give the girl a break for Chrissake! You people are harsh as hell. She’s just trying to make a living just like everyone else. Don’t hate the player, hate the game.

Mary on

I agree with Jennifer. I wouldn’t buy her stuff, but then when I buy jewelry, it’s classic pieces and not celebrity-designed. There are hundreds/thousands of hard-working, creative jewelry designers out there that have honed their craft for years. Give them the business!

Nicole on

Jennifer, what good does college do if you still spell definitely “definately”?

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Mary on

I have admired so many things that you both have done recently. Don’t quit! There are a lot of struggling people in OUR country! I know – I’ve taught in the public school system in urban communities – they are so lacking-just in very basic supplies…Obama is right – there is a race issue in this country – and it needs to be addressed and dealt with head on! Eveyone wants to give somewhere else – we are desperate right here in our own country -give to us Angelina Jolie!

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Lisa Mari on

Oh hell no! Every girl likes to play with jewelry but it does not qualify them to have their own jewelry line. Many women have babies and this does not qualify them to have a baby clothing line, but for Nicole Richie, according to her man, she’s greatly accomplished and having a baby and liking jewelry are huge acheivements! Enough so that she gets her own lines. I have friends with more talent in their pinky finger than Nicole Richie, and they unfortunately aren’t discovered because they don’t have a famous dad, publicized drug and eating disorders, and a pop star husband.

Angela on

Yes; I believe ev1 should be able to be creative!I wish Nicole the Best of Luck at whatever she wants to achieve!

Lauren on

now if Paris decided to come out with a line of jewelry… who do you think would sell more, Nicole or Paris?

Danniella on

Uhhhh….. Ok I’m glad she’s doing SOMETHING, buut jewelery????? I don’t know, maybe she will suprise use all

Di on

Yes, I will buy her jewelry.
Go Nicole!!!

Di on

yes, i would buy her jewelry

Barbara on

If it were my taste I would buy it.

claudia on

no I would not buy anything that any celebrity desings, they don’t need any of my hard earn money, besides I don’t even think that they ever been to a designer school, they get this deals only for their names, wich is sad.

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JOANNE on

You bet I will buy it. It’s so refreshing to see
the changes she has made. I wish her nothing but the best!!!!!

Natalie on

I would definitely wear her line, I was actually trying to find the website so I can know where to purchase the line and view her products.

Natalie on

I would definitely wear her line, I was actually trying to find the website so I can know where to purchase the line and view her products.

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