08/14/2012 10:56 am ET

14 Vintage "Cosmopolitan" Covers From The Helen Gurley Brown Era

Helen Gurley Brown, the woman who turned Cosmopolitan into the controversial sex bible it is today, died Monday at age 90. She was the editor of the magazine from 1965 to 1997 and remained on staff as a consultant through the end of her life.

Here, a look at the magazine's evolution under her watch.

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