STYLE
06/13/2012 08:28 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Sally Field's Striped '70s Style... And How To Get It

Sally Field has a pretty rare combination of characteristics: she's ultra-famous, yet very relatable. Standing just over 5 feet, "The Flying Nun" star surprisingly struggled with shyness and insecurity, which was reflected in her 1985 Academy Awards "You like me! You really like me!" speech. While these days Field goes for the monochromatic look on the red carpet, we're loving how she mixed things up in this 1971 poolside photo. The striped top, mustard miniskirt, and thick-heeled sandals compliment her petite figure and bob hairstyle. Do you think Field's outfit would work today?

Shop the look below and check out more fashion nostalgia photos. Read more about Sally Field's life since the '70s here.

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Did you know that Sally Field once wore one of the most iconic bathing suits of all time? See it here.

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Carven Mini Skirt, Vince Striped Tee, Via Spiga Sandal, Topshop Hoops

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