Nicole Richie has been getting busy in the beauty world lately — in late February, the star posted an Instagram that was altered to look as if she dyed her hair purple, only to make the dramatic change in real life a few days later. We’ve seen Richie sport blunt bangs, the long bob, and a wide variety of updos, but her pastel violet hair is the most dramatic change she’s made yet, and the coordinating color of her NO Rules fragrance has us wondering: Did her new scent bring on the change? Possibly! The exotic blend of Mediterranean orange flower, purple jasmine, Turkish almond blossom, and vanilla bean is housed in a frosted lavender bottle, and was inspired by Richie’s carefree attitude to fashion — a philosophy mirrored with her outlook on hair, we’re sure. “I try not to go by any rules, especially when I’m talking about mixing prints,” she says. “I’m so inspired by the ’60s and ’70s, and their rule was that there were no rules.” Whatever sparked the idea, we definitely applaud the star’s bold move, and we’re glad to see her purple reign continue in both the hair and fragrance realms. Find NO Rules in department stores nationwide this month for $45, and click through our gallery to see more celebrity hair makeovers!
The best way to kiss the year goodbye is in an outfit you absolutely love. And to help you create your look for the special occasion, we turned to the stars for inspiration. After all, they’ve been hitting party after party all year round—and while doing so, we’ve been taking tabs on their most festive ‘fits.
Olivia Palermo gave us fringe-envy and Zoe Saldana showed us how it’s done in an all-white look; Jennifer Lopez gifted us with a new excuse to buy yet another LBD with her refreshing full-skirted style, and Claire Danes reassured us that we can look monochromatically chic while in route. If you want to stand out in a sea of sparkle, be sure to check out Nicole Richie’s sophisticatedly covered-up look and give it a try—you’ll be sure to inspire others yourself.
To recreate each look we gathered the key pieces and extra add-ons, ranging anywhere from under $100 to just below $500 (it is splurge season!). Read on for styling tips on how to reinvent our favorite festive looks and shop the style that speaks to you. No matter where you’re headed to kick off the new year, we’ve got you covered.
Between her multiple fashion lines, being a mother of two, and keeping up her avid social media accounts, Nicole Richie is one busy style-setter. We caught up with her (wearing a Lovers + Friends top and Holmes & Yang skirt) at the launch of the new Styletag app in New York City, where she talked to InStyle.com about her winter must-have this year. “A statement coat for sure,” said Richie. “I always like a good winter coat.” Her pick for this holiday season certainly stands out, and she’s been spotted wearing it everywhere from the airport to the red carpet. “I recently got a floor-length, faux fur Stella McCartney jacket. I usually splurge on one coat every winter, and that was it this year,” Nicole told us exclusively, noting that it’s her go-to item to add wow to any cold weather outfit (and it’s available on stellamccartney.com).
In need of some more winter style inspiration? Styletag, available to download now, is your answer. The first app to bring street style and personal style together, Styletag makes every shared look shopable. Fashion trend-setters and fresh new designers are able to curate their favorite looks and styles by building their own catalog of the latest trends, and you can too. Styletag empowers you to build your own personal look, allowing users to snap it, tag it, share it and buy it. ”There’s so many parts to how people are influenced by fashion,” Richie told InStyle.com. ”People are looking at street style, what people are wearing on the red carpet, what’s on the runways. This app is great because you can choose what you’re inspired by and follow that page. Then, you are actually able to buy what you see in the app.”
Click through the gallery to see Nicole Richie’s best looks ever.
Richie’s Holidays in Style is a selection of Joss & Main’s furniture and home accents that the pint-sized star personally curated herself. Her picks mirror her fashion choices: clean lines, luxurious fabrics, and Moroccan touches. Each piece is its own little masterpiece, from an elegant side chair rendered in ecru velvet, to chic ikat rugs and witty owl statues.
Holidays in Style arrives just in time for the winter entertaining season. Nicole, an avid hostess, told InStyle, “Our house is the one people come to hang.” Mimic her inviting holiday table with gold charger plates, mercury glass, and splashes of red.
Like any great designer, Nicole’s style is constantly changing. Take a look back at her evolution.
What were your favorite celebrities up to this weekend? From Paris adventures to New York Knicks games, Nicole Richie and Jamie Chung were enjoying one of the last weekends before the holiday season is in full swing. Meanwhile, stylist Elizabeth Stewart made it a working weekend! She snapped a photo of Jessica Chastain and photographer Max Vadukul in between shots at a photo shoot. But these weren’t the only double-tap worthy grams of the weekend. We rounded up 6 more of the best shots from the social media app.
Too busy to check your Instagram feed this weekend? No worries! We rounded up 10 of the best celebrity snaps from the social media app. From late Halloween festivities to beautiful sunsets, Rachel Zoe, Jamie Chung, Nicole Richie, and more were all making the most of the first weekend of November. Click through the gallery to see the photos that we think are worthy of a double tap.
It’s your turn to be the judge of your own Fashion A-List and pick who rocked it best from this week’s celebrity Look of the Day moments! These five glamorous looks from around town made our Look of the Day section and scored spots in the ranks of our very own A-List Top 5: Kate Moss (in Louis Vuitton), Diane Kruger (in Alberta Ferretti), Emma Watson (in Balenciaga), Nicole Richie (in Antonio Berardi), and Naomi Watts (in Versace). Now that you know our faves, tell us yours by making your own Top 5 with InStyle.com’s A-list tool. Visit instyle.com/instyle/a-list and pick your top looks, then share your picks with your fashion-savvy friends on Facebook and Twitter. Head to the A-list maker right now to get started.
Our first Instagram takeover ever was a huge success! Super-stylist Cher Coulter agreed to let us go behind the scenes with her as she prepped Nicole Richie for the Style Awards in the days leading up to the event. From the jewelry, to the shoes to the looks and more, she captured every moment and let us post to our Instagram exclusively. Didn’t catch all of the amazing #CherForInStyle photos? We put them all in one spot, just for you. Check it out!
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