In Honor of Gwyneth Paltrow's Birthday, a Look Back at Her Most Provocative Looks

Happy 39th birthday, Gwynnie! Yes, it's true, Gwyneth Paltrow turns 39 today. She has a lot to celebrate: amazing acting career, two gorgeous kids, newly-discovered singing talent, popular cookbook, devoted GOOP following. While she's usually charaterized as a blue bloody girl-next-door type, when you look back at her fashion choices, she's anything but prim. Gwyneth is not afraid to show some nip on the red carpet (even while posing with a First Lady), and we salute her for it. She also takes a fair amount of fashion risks, and while it sometimes doesn't work (2002 McQueen Oscars gown) it often does (red Tom Ford for Gucci suit, anyone?) Click through to see Gwyneth's most provocative looks to date. We're looking forward to more.
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Happy 39th birthday, Gwynnie! Yes, it's true, Gwyneth Paltrow turns 39 today. She has a lot to celebrate: amazing acting career, two gorgeous kids, newly-discovered singing talent, popular cookbook, devoted GOOP following. While she's usually charaterized as a blue bloody girl-next-door type, when you look back at her fashion choices, she's anything but prim. Gwyneth is not afraid to show some nip on the red carpet (even while posing with a First Lady), and we salute her for it. She also takes a fair amount of fashion risks, and while it sometimes doesn't work (2002 McQueen Oscars gown) it often does (red Tom Ford for Gucci suit, anyone?) Click through to see Gwyneth's most provocative looks to date. We're looking forward to more.
*Photo: Vanity Fair

*Photo: Vanity Fair

Happy 39th birthday, Gwynnie! Yes, it's true,

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Here she is in 1998 at the premiere of Shakespeare in Love. Yes, that's Hillary Clinton next to her, and yes, at certain angles that dress is totally see-through.

*Photo: Getty

*Photo: Getty

When she hit the red carpet in this dress by

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Wearing Anthony Berardi in 2008. Discuss.

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*Photo: Getty

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A few weeks ago at the Emmys, wearing yet-to-be seen on the runway cropped Pucci.