Socialite Nicole Richie has been made the new spokesmodel for luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo.

The adopted daughter of crooner Lionel Richie will appear in television adds for the accessories alongside actor Shawn Hatosy.

The 24-year-old says, "I've been a Jimmy Choo fan since I was a little girl and it's been such an honour to represent the company. I feel like a princess."