Nicole Richie ditched her recent uniform of denim shorts and flowy tops and put on her athletic gear for a hike in LA with Joel Madden yesterday. She's home in California after last week's quick trip to Seattle, where she promoted Winter Kate with an in-store appearance on Wednesday. Nicole was back in time to take Harlow to her dance class on Thursday morning before reconnecting with Paris Hilton that evening at the Victoria's Secret party. It's a busy time for both Nicole and Joel work-wise — he and Good Charlotte just put the finishing touches on their new album Cardiology, which Joel referred to as being, "like my third child."
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