Nicole Richie reveals the stories behind her hilarious Instagrams: Watch! (Exclusive)

From her stellar style to her witty one liners, Nicole Richie is an icon to say the least.

The House of Harlow 1960 designer recently caught up with AOL in New York City at the launch of her Capsule Chix collection to weigh in on some of her most epic Instagrams. 

On #NationalBFFDay, Nicole shared a photo back from 2004 of her and Mariah Carey hanging out at Sean 'Diddy' Combs' surprise 35th birthday party. Of course, the semi-sarcastic photo garnered nearly 100K likes and hundreds of comments.

"This is a photo of me and my best friend Mariah Carey. You may not know that we are best friends, and maybe she doesn't either, but I know. That's all that matters," Nicole joked to AOL.

In addition to explaining her most candid photos (like her pet bearded dragon or embracing her natural hair), the 37-year-old mom also explained the importance of self-expression in collaboration, Capsule Chix --  a collection of dolls she created 13 custom looks that exemplify her own unique sense of style and creativity.  

"I know for me, there's not one version of the way that I dress. Sometimes I'm feeling really feminine, another time I'l just want to be in leather pants and a t-shirt. So I think that the dolls definitely reflect that in the sense that I do think that women, especially today, don't just dress one way. I'm definitely an emotional dresser. It's all about what kind of vibe I'm feeling," Nicole explained off-camera. 

"I think the days of adults handing kids one version of a doll and saying 'this is what beautiful is, this is what you should look up too, and this is what you should play with,' -- that idea is kind of antiquated. This is encouraging kids to really decide to them what's beautiful instead of having that template of what a doll should look like. It helps [kids] tap into their creativity and really puts them in a position of authority when they are growing up and deciding what's beautiful to them." 

Check out the video above to see Nicole break down our favorite Instagrams!

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 15: Katy Perry and Nicole Richie seen on January 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG015/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 15: Nicole Richie is seen on January 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG015/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Nicole Richie attends the launch of NowWith, presented by Yahoo Lifestyle and Working Sundays celebrating the series launch of Nicole Richie's Honey Minx Collection at Spring Place in Los Angeles on November 15, 2018 (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for NowWith)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Fashion designer Nicole Richie arrives at the NowWith Presented By Yahoo Lifestyle In Partnership With Working Sundays Series With Nicole Richie's Honey Minx Collection Reveal at Spring Place on November 15, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Nicole Richie arrives at Beverly Center's Grand Reveal Weekend: Everyone Welcome with Create & Cultivate at Beverly Center on November 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Beverly Center)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Nicole Richie speaks onstage at Beverly Center's Grand Reveal Weekend: Everyone Welcome with Create & Cultivate at Beverly Center on November 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Beverly Center)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Rashida Jones and Nicole Richie arrive at Beverly Center's Grand Reveal Weekend: Everyone Welcome with Create & Cultivate at Beverly Center on November 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Beverly Center)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Elaine Welteroth, CEO of Create & Cultivate, Jaclyn Johnson and Nicole Richie arrive at Beverly Center's Grand Reveal Weekend: Everyone Welcome with Create & Cultivate at Beverly Center on November 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Beverly Center)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10: Nicole Richie poses at the after party for the premiere of the HBO series 'Camping' at Paramount Studios on October 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 10: Nicole Richie attends the Los Angeles premiere of HBO series 'Camping' at Paramount Studios on October 10, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 01: Nicole Richie attends Baby2Baby & Huggies Playdate 2018 at Baby2Baby Headquarters on October 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 25: Nicole Richie attends the Saint Laurent show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2019 on September 25, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien Hekimian/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 19: Fashion designer Nicole Richie attends WE Day California at The Forum on April 19, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 25: Nicole Richie attends the Saint Laurent show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2019 on September 25, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 19: (L-R) Kelly Sawyer, Nicole Richie and Norah Wenstein speak onstage at WE Day California at The Forum on April 19, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/FilmMagic)
BROOKLYN, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Nicole Richie attends Refinery29's 29Rooms Opening Night on September 5, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 08: Nicole Richie attends The Daily Front Row's 4th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards - Arrivals at The Beverly Hills Hotel on April 8, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 08: Nicole Richie arrives at the The Daily Front Row's 4th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on April 8, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 08: Nicole Richie (L) and Joel Madden attend The Daily Front Row's 4th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on April 8, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for The Daily Front Row)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 08: Nicole Richie speaks onstage during The Daily Front Row's 4th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on April 8, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The Daily Front Row)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 20: Actor Nicole Richie speaks onstage at 2018 Women's March Los Angeles at Pershing Square on January 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for The Women's March Los Angeles)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 09: NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- NBCUniversal Portrait Studio, January 2018 -- Pictured: Nicole Richie -- (Photo by Maarten de Boer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Nicole Richie speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Nicole Richie attends The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS)
Nicole Ritchie and Miles, children of Lionel Ritchie at his Hand and Footprints ceremony at the TCL Theater on March 7,2018 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Lionel Ritchie with his children Nicole (L), Sofia and Miles (R) pose at his Hand and Footprints ceremony at the TCL Theater on March 7,2018 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Poet Cleo Wade (L) and fashion designer Nicole Richie pose for portraits before the signing and discussion of their new book 'Heart Talk' at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on March 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brandon Williams/Getty Images)
Fashion designer Nicole Richie (L) and actor John Michael Higgins attend the NBC Universal TCA Winter Press Tour on January 9, 2018, in Pasadena, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
BROADWAY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2017/12/07: Nicole Richie attends opening of Jacques Penne a JCPenney Holiday Boutique Pop-Up Shop on Broadway. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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