This year alone, we were wowed by her white Tom Ford gown (with matching cape) at the Academy Awards, her side boob-revealing Prada minidress at the Met Gala and her always-impeccable street style. But, her fashion sense isn't anything new. The Hugo Boss model (and wife of Coldplay frontman Chris Martin) has been a style icon since she started acting in 1990.
To celebrate Paltrow's 40th birthday on September 27, 2012 we're taking a look back at some of her best outfits over the years. Which look is your favorite?