We spoke with Richie about his views on fashion, women and his very atypical life as a designer. Shown at the Metropolitan Pavilion, the models walked to music which was also co-created by the designers.
Heather Locklear, Denise Richards and Richie Sambora's dramatic love triangle played out in the press for years, with nasty headlines and backstabbing jabs flying in all directions.
Jon [Bon Jovi] and I had written the song, and it obviously was something we would have wrote when we were in our 20s—it didn't actually fit the style of what we are saying now, being more grown-up. Now we fast forward six months, and I'm walking around my house one day and I said, "You know, that really sounds like a cool name for a women's fashion line." So I called my agent and I started to meet people, and he hooked me up with this wonderful girl, Nikki Lund, who had an existing company called Eccentric Symphony.
We hit it off and she got exactly what my vision was.
Now, the couple is back together and taking things slow.
The pair recently vacationed in Hawaii, although they did not stay together and flew separately.