It's not everyday that you get to have a pose showdown with the one and only - Nicole Richie.

Just this Monday evening at the Soho House in West Hollywood, I, along with some of the most esteemed fashion bloggers and major media influencers, attended a dinner soiree hosted by Nicole Richie and VH1 for her new, very much unfiltered reality show

Candidly Nicole


It's also not everyday that you get to have a pose showdown with Nicole Richie in the most intimate company of perfect strangers.

My perceptions of Nicole had mostly revolved around television, particularly in the 'reality' genre, and her famed association as Paris Hilton's former BFF. (Off tangent:

Does anyone else remember this gem?

Hah, I thought so!)

With numerous titles, most prominently, the founder of

House of Harlow 1960

, now under her belt, Nicole has ditched her faded image and completely morphed into the fierce, fashion innovator she is now. With humor and personality, in tow and in tact of course. These traits and Nicole's larger-than-life persona is what makes the show a joy to watch - from catfishing dates for her bestie, Erin Foster, to the travails of parallel parking in LA (

can this get anymore relevant?


To be frank, I wouldn't be writing about this if I didn't fall in love with the show and Nicole. So here's a sneak peek of the next episode to whet your appetite:

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Be sure to tune in Thursday nights at 10PM ET/PT on VH1 for Candidly Nicole!

And now a few more behind-the-scenes shots of the dinner celebration at the Soho House. Talk about an enchanting evening:

Details from above:

Saint Laurent side-zip leather boots (

similar here



Chapter jumpsuit

 (sold out)


Zara white moto-style vest


Michael Kors watch

No side boob here. Just some side eye. 

Thanks for reading - hope you guys enjoyed this post - share your reality show moments or


quotes with me in the comments below if you end up watching the show!

Photography from WireImages and