It's not exactly news that Nicole Richie has come a long way from her trucker hat-rockin' days on The Simple Life. We've been turning to her for style (and hair) inspiration for a while now, and we're not the only ones: the Footwear News Achievement Awards has just crowned this fashionable, funny lady Style Influence of the Year.
And while the title couldn't be more deserved, we also feel her personality should get some sort of shout out, too. Because while she's come a long way from her road-trip adventures with Paris Hilton, age and career success has done nothing to tame this ex-wild-child's tongue:
There's a reason why her show is called Candidly Nicole. We love how unfiltered and off-the-cuff this "entrepreneur, philanthropist, writer, actress, mother, and, most importantly, fashion innovator" (her words, not ours) can be on the VH1 series, so we've rounded up our favorite — and most WTF — lessons we've learned from Nicole here:
— Additional Reporting by Samantha Sutton