Ask any aspiring actress whose career they wish to emulate and most likely they'll have Meryl Streep at the top of their list.
The actress -- who turns 62 today -- has received more nominations than any other actor in the history of either the Academy Awards or the Golden Globe. But while her acting chops are what Hollywood legends are made of, her style evolution started off less than impressive. With a wardrobe full of brocade and offensively large menswear-inspired suit jackets, we were pleased as punch that the Oscar-winning actress recently kicked up the fashion factor donning red carpet looks that were a bit rebellious, but ultimately timeless -- just like her acting career.
So peruse Streep's style evolution from colorful and bohemian to ladylike and sophisticated and don't miss the video below which details her iconic roles: