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Madonna Through the Years: The Material Girl Turns 60

Sixty years ago Madonna came into our lives like a prayer. We'll always be crazy for you and we cherish our lucky stars that you'll forever be our girl. Take a bow on your birthday material girl. You'll forever be in vogue.

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Madonna in New York City, spring 1979.
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Madge, wearing a scandalous wedding dress, pearls and a Boy Toy belt, writhed her way around the stage singing "Like a Virgin" at the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards.
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From lingerie to goth to Marilyn Monroe glam, Madonna has been a fashion chameleon for two decades.
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Madonna occasionally rocked a "traditional" '80s look, including black leather jacket with the collar popped and peroxide hair.
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Madonna wore a block-printed sundress, cinched at the waist, while spending time with her then-husband Sean Penn.
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Three years after the MTV Video Music Awards performance that made her famous, Madge went a different direction with her style - no more shredded accessories and a much more glam look.
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The Blond Ambition Tour: who could forget the Gaultier cone bra?
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Madonna channeled Marilyn Monroe for the 1991 Academy Awards.
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While promoting her album, "Bedtime Stories," Madonna went out in a lingerie-like dress paired with a leopard-print overcoat in 1995.
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For the premiere of her film "Evita" in December 1996, Madonna took a page out of the former Argentinian first lady's book in this Versace outfit.
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Madonna won a Golden Globe for her role in "Evita" in 1997. True to her style, she wore a dress that more closely resembled lingerie than a gown to accept the award.
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Madonna wore what resembled a period piece to the 1998 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards.
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While promoting her album, "Ray of Light," at BBC TV studios in 1998, Madonna wore an eccentrically patterned coat.
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The "Ray of Light" phase was influenced by a variety of world cultures. Madonna wore a kimono to perform at the 1999 Grammy Awards. She told Harper's Bazaar that the book "Memoirs of a Geisha" was the inspiration for the outfit.
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Madonna wore a stunning white, belted coat to the UK premiere of the film "Mean Machine" in December 2001.
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For a 2003 visit to MTV studios, Madge went casual with a striped, 3/4-sleeve shirt and a newsboy cap.
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For the launch party of her children's book "Lotsa De Casha" in 2005, Madge wore a tasteful dress with lace accents.
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For a 2005 appearance on Total Request Live, Madonna sported a plum, V-neck dress and knee-length fishnets.
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Madonna's style reflected the '70s vibe of her album "Confessions on a Dance Floor" in 2005.
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Madonna got in touch with her inner dancing queen while promoting "Confessions On A Dancefloor" in November 2005.
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Madonna's arms weren't the only body part she showed off in a skin tight dress at the 2006 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
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Madge wore a high-collared blouse and blazer combo to a special screening of "Arthur And The Invisibles" in January 2007.
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But sophistication only goes so far. Madonna wore a transparent skirt to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.
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Madonna wore a unique gown by Chanel to the Cannes Film Festival premiere of "I Am Because We Are" in May 2008.
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During her Sticky & Sweet tour, the 50-year-old music legend frequently wore leotards, top hats and fishnets.
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Madonna wore Louis Vuitton to "The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion" Costume Institute Gala in 2009. She was then chosen by the line to be a spokesmodel and sported the LV bunny ears in an ad campaign.
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Madonna performs during a concert at the National stadium in Santiago, Chile on Dec. 19, 2012.
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Madonna on stage during her Evening of Music, Art, Mischief and Performance to Benefit Raising Malawi at Faena Forum on Dec. 3, 2016, in Miami Beach, Florida.
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Madonna attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017, in New York City.
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Madonna is seen arriving at the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala on May 7, 2018, in New York City.
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