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Nicole Richie will serve as guest judge on the Season 7 premiere of Project Runway, according to People.

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"Nicole is a fabulous guest judge," Runway executive producer Sara Rea told the magazine. "She has strong opinions and gives clear and specific constructive criticism to the designers. Also, she isn't afraid to disagree with the other judges."Richie joins an impressive group of celebrity judges. Last season, Christina Aguilera, Eva Longoria Parker, Lindsay Lohan and Cindy Crawford all offered their two cents on the judging panel.

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Richie knows a thing or two about fashion: She has her own clothing line, Winter Kate, as well as a line of jewelry, House of Harlow 1960.Project Runway premieres Thursday, Jan. 14 at 10/9c on Lifetime.