Katie Couric Style Evolution: From Boxy Pantsuits To Body-Conscious Dresses (PHOTOS)

01/05/2013 08:49 pm ET | Updated Jan 10, 2013

Katie Couric is one busy lady. Between hosting "Katie," her daytime talk show, serving as a special correspondant to ABC News and raising two daughters, we don't know how she fits in time to sleep. Couric's credentials are just as impressive as her current gigs: The Virginia native anchored the CBS Evening News as the first solo female anchor for an evening news program; reported for "60 Minutes" and hosted "Today." We've loved Couric since she graced our TV screens every morning on "Today" with her wide smile and easy-going personality, and even more so after her game-changing interview with Sarah Palin in 2008.

Couric started as a journalist at the ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., and she joined "Today" in 1989. Despite her sunny disposition, Couric favored structured, boxy pantsuits and a feathered hairstyle in the early days of her career. Off the job, Couric was seen with her family wearing jeans and oxford-style tops. But things have changed. Since launching her eponymous talk show in September 2012, her style has become more daring. She's been spotted in body-conscious, yet elegant leather shift dresses, peplum tops and platform heels.

As she celebrates her 56th birthday on Jan. 7th, we are taking a look back at some of her most fabulous (and not so fabulous) looks.

Katie Couric Style Evolution

Want more HuffPost Style beauty content? Check us out on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostBeauty. (For everything else check out our main HuffPost Style Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram @HuffPostStyle.)

--
Do you have a style story idea or tip? Email us at stylesubmissions@huffingtonpost.com. (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)

YOU MAY LIKE

CONVERSATIONS