There's no period in fashion history as the oughts, and arguably no one whose outfits defined them better than LA's it-girls of the moment. Among them was reality star-turned-queen-of-everything Nicole Richie, who became famous for her chunky highlights, impeccable prints and wholehearted embrace of Juicy Couture.
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For PAPER's Transformation issue, the now-designer donned all her most iconc outfits from yesteryear. Read her profile here, and check out her explanations for all of her wildest looks, below.
House of Harlow
Photography: Douglas Friedman