Before she was a reality star landing Vogue covers, making big business deals and being Kanye West’s muse, Kim was raiding the closets of celebrities like Paris Hilton, Brandy, Serena Williams and Cindy Crawford. Fashion was her focus, but fame was on the horizon.
It’s hard to imagine a time when the world didn’t know Kim Kardashian. Back then, she occasionally appeared in tabloids as the daughter of Robert Kardashian, the lawyer who famously helped defend friend O.J. Simpson, and BFF/assistant to socialite Paris Hilton. If you were a fan of Fox’s truly revolutionary Paris Hilton/Nicole Richie reality show The Simple Life, you probably caught a glimpse of Kim on various episodes of the series during the ‘00s. But other than that, the public knew Kim as a stylist and Paris’ BFF, and later, the first woman Nick Lachey went on a date with following his split with Jessica Simpson (Lachey claims that Kim supposedly alerted the media about it).Read more at Complex