10 Of Nicole Richie’s Best Red Carpet Moments!

Nicole Richie started out as Paris Hilton’s awkwardly styled doppelganger on “The Simple Life;” however, with the help of a stylist – Rachel Zoe – she has become a style icon. This former reality TV star has become celebrated for her amazing sense of style, so we have put together a list of 10 of Nicole Richie’s best red carpet moments!

10. November 2005 

Back in 2005, Nicole Richie – with the help of her stylist Rachel Zoe – was establishing herself as a budding style icon. She wore this vintage, asymmetrical Halston dress to the “War of the Worlds” premiere. Even though the movie failed to make an impression, this dress certainly did!

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9. November 2006

Nicole Richie wore this vintage red Alaia body con dress to The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. This was around the time that the former reality TV star parted ways with her stylist Rachel Zoe and, if this outfit is any indication of her styling abilities, it is obvious that Richie doesn’t need much help at all!

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8. October 2008

Nicole Richie wore this Celine long sleeved mini dress with a Jeffrey Monteiro black and white jacket and black Christian Dior gladiator sandals to the Breeders’ Cup Winners Circle Gala. With this outfit, Richie proves that she doesn’t need help from any stylist to be a style icon.

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7. November 2008

Nicole Richie looked angelic in this Alexander McQueen gown that she wore to the 18th Annual Environmental Media Awards. Unfortunately, we aren’t the biggest fans of the gladiator heels – the dress seems a bit too light and whimsical for the shoes; however, other than that, she looks perfect!

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6. January 2009

Nicole Richie opted for a more elegant look for The Art of Elysium 2nd Annual Black Tie Charity Gala. She wore this Jasmine Di Milo gown with braided detail and intricate bodice work. With the hairstyle and the dress, Richie definitely looks more ethereal and it is a nice departure from the boho chic look.

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5. June 2010

Nicole Richie wore this white “Eden” Winter Kate kimono style jacket belted over a black mini dress to the Bing after party for the celebration of Creative Minds. When it comes to boho chic, no one does it better than Richie! However, in this photo, she looks oddly similar to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen…

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4.  September 2010

Nicole Richie attended the LACMA’s The Unmasking of the Resnick Exhibition Pavilion Opening Gala wearing a dramatic black and white tulle gown with wired edged embroidered detail. The gown is Marchesa from the Fall 2009 line and, even though it is a different look for Richie, she still looks stunning.

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3.  September 2012

Nicole rocked a sexy look at the 9th Annual Style Awards. She wore this Anthony Vaccarello cut out dress with an Edie Parker “Lara” clutch and Costume National shoes. This look is definitely unique for Richie. Although she usually doesn’t show this much skin, she should because she can pull it off!

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2.  November 2012

Nicole Richie opted for a more glamorous look for the 1st Annual Nany2Baby Gala. She wore this Lorena Sarbu Fall 2012 blush-pink gown with a deep-plunging back and a train. The former reality TV star accessorized with an ivory House of Harlow clutch, a stack of pink bracelets and a ‘20s-inspired wavy hairstyle.

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1.  November 2013

Nicole Richie wore this Alberta Ferretti ensemble with a sleeveless cropped top and striped maxi skirt to the 2nd Annual Baby2Baby Gala. With the bright colors and the cut of the outfit, the former “Fashion Star” mentor shows us that it is possible to be both elegant and playful and, of course, that she is indeed a style icon.

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Cate has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature and has been the Managing Editor of Fame10 for more than 6 years. Despite having a love for the works of Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Lord Byron, she also has an intense fascination with pop culture. When she isn’t writing for Fame10, she’s planning her next big adventure in Southeast Asia.