One of the (few) good things about it not being proper hot: the joy of wearing top-to-toe black. Yes! We’d almost forgotten the joy of black jeans and matching tops, but Nicole Richie and Hailey Baldwin strode out in their ensembles and we came over all light-headed. Yes, true – we’re super excited about all the non-skinny denim happenings for next season (we’re all over flares FYI) but Nic and Hailey’s drainpipes are just too cool for school after a summer of board shorts and floaty dresses. We’re crushing on Nicole’s crushed-velvet Victoriana jacket (totes AW14) and #dontcarebluehair steez, and we’re onehundo stealin’ Hailey’s mirrored lenses and low-rise cowboy boots trick. Who knew skinnies could feel so darn fresh again? Ladies, we salute you.

Want to see more of Nicole Richie’s killer wardrobe? Course ya do babes. Here it is…