Betty Ford's '70s Style: A Fashion Flashback (SLIDESHOW)

05/09/2009 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

Happy 91st birthday, Betty Ford!

Known for her ardent work in drug addiction and eponymous rehab facility, Ford's tenure as first lady lasted from 1974 to 1977. It was a dubious time for America stylistically-speaking, but Mrs. Ford pulled it off with aplomb.

From smock dresses to butterfly collars, here's a look back.

(Or see a slideshow of Barack Obama's '70s style)

Betty Ford

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