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Take a look back at Meryl Streep's style over the years

Meryl Streep is known as one of this generation's greatest actresses (with the awards to prove it). Take a look back at her style evolution.

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Meryl Streep

1979

Meryl Streep photographed in 1979. (Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)
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51st Annual Academy Awards

1979

Meryl Streep and Husband Don Gummer at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the L.A. Music Center in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
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MERYL STREEP

1980

THE 52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Backstage Coverage - Airdate: April 14, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MERYL STREEP WITH BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS OSCAR
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Meryl Streep receives Academy Award

1983

LOS ANGELES, CA - CIRCA 1983: Meryl Streep receives Academy Award circa 1983 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Images Press/IMAGES/Getty Images)
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46th Annual Golden Globe Awards

1989

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 28: Actress Meryl Streep attends the 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 28, 1989 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Meryl Streep
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"Postcards from the Edge" Century City Premiere

1990

CENTURY CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Meryl Streep attends the "Postcards from the Edge" Century City Premiere on September 10, 1990 at the Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinemas in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Meryl Streep
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"The Bridges of Madison County" Burbank Premiere

1995

BURBANK, CA - MAY 30: Actress Meryl Streep attends "The Bridges of Madison County" Burbank Premiere on May 30, 1995 at the Steven J. Ross Theatre, Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Meryl Streep
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Meryl Streep receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1998

HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actress Meryl Streep receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 16, 1998 at 7020 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Meryl Streep
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71st Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

1999

Meryl Streep at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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Actress Meryl Streep (R) arrives with her daughter

2000

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Actress Meryl Streep (R) arrives with her daughter at the Shrine Auditorium for the Academy Awards in Los Angeles 26 March 2000. Streep is nominated for Best Actress for her role "Music of the Heart". (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/LUCY NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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60th Annual Golden Globe Awards

2002

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 19: Actress Meryl Streep poses with her Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture award for "Adaptation" backstage during the 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 19, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)
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75th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

2003

HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 23: Actress Meryl Streep and family attend the 75th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on March 23, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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32nd Annual AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

2004

HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 10: Actress Meryl Streep attends the "32nd Annual AFI Lifetime Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep" held at the Kodak Theatre, June 10, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Press Room

2004

LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 19: Actress Maryl Streep poses with her award for Best Actreess in a Miniseries of Movie for "Angels in America" backstage during the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium September 19, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
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"Bridge & Tunnel" Opens On Broadway - After Party

2006

NEW YORK - JANUARY 26: (U.S. TABS & HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Actress Meryl Streep arrives at the opening night after party for "Bridge & Tunnel" at the United Nations January 26, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
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Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep arrives for the 78th Academy Awards Sunday, March 5, 2006, in Los Angeles. Streep will be a presenter during the Oscar telecast. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

2006

Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep arrives for the 78th Academy Awards Sunday, March 5, 2006, in Los Angeles. Streep will be a presenter during the Oscar telecast. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

2007

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actress Meryl Streep poses with her Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy award for "The Devil Wears Prada" backstage during the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton on January 15, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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The 79th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet

2007

Meryl Streep, nominee Best Actress in a Leading Role for "The Devil Wears Prada" at the The 79th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)
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Mamma Mia! The Movie: World Premiere - Arrivals

2008

LONDON - JUNE 30: Actress Meryl Streep arrives at the World Premiere of Mamma Mia! The Movie at the Odeon Leicester Square on June 30, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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Actor Meryl Streep arrives for the 81st Academy Awards cerem

2009

Actor Meryl Streep arrives for the 81st Academy Awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009. The ceremony, commonly known as the Oscars, is held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to recognize professionals in the film industry. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg News
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82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

2010

Meryl Streep arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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Image: 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

2010

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 17: Actress Actress Meryl Streep poses with her Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy award in the press room at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 17, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Image: 84th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

2012

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Meryl Streep arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Image: Meryl Streep

2012

Actress Meryl Streep with her 'Best Actress" award for her role in 'The Iron Lady' backstage at the BAFTA Film Awards 2012, at The Royal Opera House in London, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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Image: Meryl Streep

2012

Actress Meryl Streep poses backstage with the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for "The Iron Lady" during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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85th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room

2013

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Daniel Day-Lewis, winner of the Best Actor award for "Lincoln," and presenter Meryl Streep pose in the press room during the Oscars held at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Image: 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Red Carpet

2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress Meryl Streep attends the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Image: 'August : Osage County' : Premiere  At Cinema UGC Normandie In Paris

2014

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 13: Meryl Streep attends the 'August : Osage County' Paris premiere at Cinema UGC Normandie on February 13, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images)
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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 07: Meryl Streep walks the red carpet during the 27th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on December 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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The Christopher And Dana Reeve Foundation's "A Magical Evening" Gala

2015

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Actress Meryl Streep attends The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation's "A Magical Evening" Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on November 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
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87th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Meryl Streep attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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2015 Fashion Group International Night Of Stars Gala

2015

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: Meryl Streep attends the 2015 Fashion Group International Night Of Stars Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on October 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
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Premiere Of Focus Features' "Suffragette" - Arrivals

2015

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 20: Actress Meryl Streep attends the premiere of Focus Features' "Suffragette" at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on October 20, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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"Suffragette" - Opening Night Gala - BFI London Film Festival

2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Meryl Streep attends the Suffragette Premiere during the Opening Night Gala during the BFI London Film Festival at Leicester Square on October 7, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI)
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"Into The Woods" - Gala Screening - Red Carpet Arrivals

2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Meryl Streep attends the gala screening of "Into The Woods" at The Curzon Mayfair on January 7, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
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Image: GERMANY-ENTERTAINMENT-FESTIVAL-FILM-BERLINALE

2016

US actress and jury president Meryl Streep poses for photographers as she arrives for the film "Hail, Caesar!" screening as opening film of the 66th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin on February 11, 2016. / AFP / TOBIAS SCHWARZTOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images
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2016

2016

Meryl Streep arrives for the UK film premiere of "Florence Foster Jenkins" at Odeon Leicester Square on April 12, 2016 in London.
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Meryl Streep attends the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 Opening Ceremony at Ex Theater Roppongi on October 25, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.

2016

Meryl Streep attends the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 Opening Ceremony at Ex Theater Roppongi on October 25, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.
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Meryl Streep, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, poses in the press room during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

2017

Meryl Streep, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, poses in the press room during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Actor Meryl Streep attends The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

2017

Actor Meryl Streep attends The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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