Find Out Who the Style Icons Were the Decade You Were Born

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Fashion trends may come and go, but there’s no denying the lasting impact of gorgeous style icons whose beauty and sense of fashion still impress us today. And regardless of the decade, there have always been the prevailing ’’It girls’’ in fashion.

Bright Side is taking a look back at some of the most iconic ladies from the ’30s to the present day. Check it out to see what kind of fashion dominated the decade you were born in.

1. The ’30s

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This was the era when inspiration for fashion trends was drawn from glamorous movie stars like Marlene Dietrich, Jean Harlow, and Katharine Hepburn.

2. The ’40s

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Rita Hayworth, Ava Gardner, and Bette Davis were not only the most famous Hollywood actresses of this decade but also major fashion role models of that time.

3. The ’50s

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This decade was all about the feminine style embodied by Liz Taylor, Sophia Loren, and Grace Kelly, among others.

4. The ’60s

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The ’60s brought a girly, effortless style represented by legendary actresses like Audrey Hepburn, Tippi Hedren, and Brigitte Bardot.

5. The ’70s

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It must have been fun living in the ’70s, at least when it comes to fashion. This was a versatile era, going from a boyish look to a more glamorous and bohemian style, represented by Mia Farrow, Diana Ross, and Cher, among many others.

6. The ’80s

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The ’80s were bold, colorful, and full of contrast: from the timeless glamour of Princess Diana, to Grace Jones’s creative outfits, and Madonna’s unique fashion sense.

7. The ’90s

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It seems like the ’90s sported fun and quirky fashion and some A-listers like Winona Ryder, Gwen Stefani, and Gwyneth Paltrow made it even more iconic.

8. The 2000s

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Effortlessly elegant with a pinch of rock and roll could be the style recipe for this decade. Celebs who left their mark on the fashion of the 2000s include Sarah Jessica Parker, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Avril Lavigne, just to name a few.

9. The 2010s

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From 2010 onward, we saw some fashion trends resurface from the past as well as a bunch of completely new and unique ones. Among dozens of celebs who could be considered style icons of the 2010s, the most notable are surely Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Billie Eilish.

Which decade were you born in and what do you think of the fashion that dominated at that time?

Celebrating their son RZA’s first birthday, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky shared adorable photos of their family. The images capture candid moments, from RZA crawling beside Rihanna to A$AP Rocky dancing with his son. According to close sources, Rihanna is relishing every moment of motherhood and is reportedly the happiest she’s ever been. The couple is also expecting their second child, adding another layer of joy to their lives.

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Give me dreamy 40s and amazing 70s! Oh to find some actual vintage clothes for myself and not just inspired…. 😍

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