1. First things first, no one can deny that she was a complete fashion icon.
2. She taught us all about the importance of self-confidence.
3. And she never settled for anything that didn't reach her standards.
4. Hilary may not have been a fan of books, but she read everyone like a pro.
5. She was the ultimate big sister.
6. And gave the best sex talk in the history of TV.
7. Okay, so she was pretty spoiled, but her financial strategy was airtight.
8. She was never afraid to ask for exactly what she wanted.
9. But she always had integrity.
10. She said things how she saw them, no matter what the situation.
11. And she always lived her truth, even when it hurt.
12. Because she knew herself.
13. And no one could tell her what to do.
14. When it came down to it, she actually gave really good advce
15. She worked her way up to the top and became ultimate career goals.
16. To sum it up: she was the original bad and bougie girl.
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