There's no denying that 2012 was Hillary Clinton's Year Of Cool. There was the epic photo of the secretary of state fiddling with her Blackberry while wearing sunglasses and the subsequent "Texts from Hillary" meme. Then Hillary upped the ante by participating in the meme itself (she knows what "LOLZ" means!)... then went out partying in Colombia, dancing and taking swigs from a bottle of beer.

And she did it all in style. Hillary, who celebrates her 65th on Friday, has always had a distinct fashion sense, one that both incorporates trends (hello, giant glasses) and stays true to who she is (what up, pantsuits). Even when naysayers diss her scrunchies or critics question her no-makeup look, Hillz sticks to what works: tailored pants, structured jackets, statement jewelry, hair accessories and stunna shades.

In honor of her 65th birthday and her epic year, here are 65 photos of the Hillary Clinton style we know and love.

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  • June 1969 discussing student protests at Wellesley College

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  • January 1974 as a lawyer at President Nixon's impeachment hearings

    <em>CORRECTION: Title previously incorrectly read "impeachment trial." But President Nixon was never tried and resigned prior to possible impeachment.</em> Getty Photo

  • July 1979 with First Lady Rosalyn Carter (Hillary in navy)

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  • January 1990 at a Chicago Cubs game

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  • September 1991 in a formal campaign photo

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  • October 1991 with Bill & Chelsea in Arkansas

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  • November 1991 on the campaign trail in New Hampshire

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  • November 1991 on the campaign trail in New Hampshire

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  • January 1992

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  • January 1992 on the campaign trail

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  • January 1992 in New Hampshire

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  • January 1992 at a New Hampshire news conference

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  • February 1992 on Wall Street

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  • February 1992 in New Hampshire

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  • February 1992 on the campaign trail

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  • February 1992 in New Hampshire

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  • February 1992 in New Hampshire

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  • April 1992 in the Bronx

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  • July 1992 with Tipper Gore

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  • July 1992 with Tipper Gore

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  • July 1992 at a rally in St. Louis, Missouri

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  • July 1992 at a party for Bill Clinton

    <em>CORRECTION: Slide title previously called Bill Clinton president, however Clinton was not elected till November, 1992.</em> Getty Photo

  • August 1992 with Al & Tipper Gore

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  • October 1992 at a Presidential rally

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  • January 1993 at the Inaugural Ball

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  • June 1993 speaking at the White House

    CORRECTION: A Getty caption previously dated this photo to 1992. However, the Clinton's didn't enter the White House until 1993. Getty Photo

  • August 1993 in Martha's Vineyard

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  • June 1994 outside the Foundry United Methodist Church

    Getty Photo <em>CORRECTION: Previously, this caption incorrectly stated that the photo was taken in July 1993 in Japan. It has since been updated.</em>

  • November 1994 with Princess Diana in Washington, D.C.

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  • February 1995 in Ottawa, Canada

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  • February 1995 in Washington, D.C.

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  • April 1995 at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll

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  • May 1995 in Washington, D.C.

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  • August 1995 in Jackson Hole, WY

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  • July 1996 in Washington D.C.

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  • January 1997 at the Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C.

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  • February 1997 at the Grammys

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  • September 1997 in London, England

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  • July 1998 in New Jersey

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  • November 1998 in Washington, D.C.

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  • April 1999 at a Whitehouse Dinner in Washington, D.C.

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  • April 2001 at the Costume Institute Gala in NYC

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  • February 2003 at the amfAR Benefit Honors Gala in NYC

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  • November 2004 at the Annual Promise Ball in NYC

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  • May 2005 at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Hosts "The Downtown Dinner"

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  • May 2007 in London, England

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  • August 2007 at the 'Late Show With David Letterman' in NYC

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  • May 2008 on her Presidential Campaign in Portland, OR

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  • August 2008 at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO

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  • November 2008 at the 19th Annual Glamour Women Of The Year Awards in NYC

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  • November 2009 in Singapore

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