Nicole Richie was back from her whirlwind trip to NY Fashion Week and out to lunch in LA yesterday with her man Joel. Nicole kept it simple in her black dress to match Joel's typically non-colorful ensemble. Despite some sound bites from Paris in support of Nicole upcoming skills as a mom, these two frenemies have steered pretty clear of each other since they supposedly "made up" on The Simple Life. I have to wonder, though, how Nic feels about Paris' outing Christina's pregnancy by calling her "the most beautiful pregnant woman in the world." Minor ouch - Nicole looks great and I do hope she knows it.

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