Nicole Richie made a major splash when she went purple, then blue last year, but she’s now had her shoulder-length, midnight-blue tresses for so long — and so many stars have followed suit — that they hardly even register on the celeb hair scale anymore. We had a brief moment when we thought she might have cut bangs — but it was just a wig. As it turns out, she had an even bigger hair change in store. Read More
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Three Chic Hair Looks for the PEOPLE Magazine Awards, Inspired by Jennifer Aniston and More Attendees! What Should We Wear?
Style and Beauty Director Andrea Lavinthal will be interviewing all the stylish stars to hit the PEOPLE Magazine Award red carpet, which has fellow editors asking a very important question: How should she wear her hair when in the presence of celebs like Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez and more A-listers? (It’s a big decision, you guys!) So we picked out three mane looks inspired by well-tressed attendees to help her out.
Nicole Richie On Having Her Mom as Her Fashion Icon: 'She Was Much More of a Lady Than I Ever Will Be'
Nicole Richie recalls her fashionista training as a kid: Sitting in mom Brenda Harvey Richie’s dressing room, watching her get her hair and makeup done, before putting on one of her many “dope ’80s goliath dresses.”
“I always thought to myself, ‘That’s what I want to look like when I get older,'” she told PEOPLE at the launch of her House of Harlow 1960 home fragrance collection exclusively for GILT Tuesday night in Los Angeles joined by many close friends, her husband Joel Madden, 35, and her younger sis, Sofia.
“We have very different styles,” says Richie, 33, comparing her style to her mother’s 1980s look. “She was much more of a lady than I ever will be, but she was my inspiration to really step into this world.”
Nicole Richie is on our list of celebrity closets we’d love to tour (and okay, raid). But according to the star, she’s practical about what clothes she keeps inside.
“My closet is not as big as you would think. It definitely has overflow, but having colored hair has helped because there are some things I’m just not going to wear right now,” she tells Yahoo! Style. “It’s safe to say you’re not going to see me in anything sparkling from head to toe like a Studio 54 disco ball. So I can put that away. I don’t like to overwhelm myself visually.”
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What do these trendsetting beauties have in common? They have all seamlessly blended reasonably-priced clothing with luxe high-fashion to create killer ensembles. It’s not the first time these three A-listers have mixed it up flawlessly, and we think that there’s a lesson to be learned here: When pairing mid or lower-priced items with investment pieces, make sure that there is a common thread (no pun intended). For example:
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