Goldie Hawn’s Style Evolution Through the Years

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Known for her bubbly personality, infectious smile, and headline-grabbing fashion sense, actress Goldie Hawn is undoubtedly a Hollywood icon. Her acting talent may have nabbed her roles in movies like Private Benjamin, The First Wives Club, and Overboard, but it’s her enduring style that’s made her one of the industry’s all-around greats.

From her rose-embroidered award show looks and floral hairpins of the ‘70s to her slinky feathered gowns of the ‘80s, Hawn has has been a major source of fashion inspiration through the decades. Ahead, we take a look back at her style evolution over the years.

1960: Playing the Piano

Hawn studying the piano with her father in a striped mock neck top with a sweet satin hair ribbon.

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1964: Summer Dress

She posed for a photo in a gingham-printed summer dress with spaghetti straps and a sweetheart neckline. As for accessories, she chose a thin black hair ribbon.

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1964: Ruffles and Gingham

She donned a ruffled gingham top with a pair of black sunnies for another photo shoot. This time, she wore her hair sans ribbons and clips.

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1965: Bright Stripes

The actress sported a striped yellow and blue mock neck top with a tousled pixie cut for a 1960s photo session.

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1965: A Minidress

Hawn introduced a mini dress into the mix when she snapped a photo in a ruffled one with a plunging neckline and flounce sleeves. Her voluminously curled bangs and heavy eye makeup screamed the '60s.

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1967: Floral Print

A few years later, she laughed in a floral-printed mini dress with a quarter-length sleeve and a wide neckline. She styled the look with kitten-heel sandals and thick-framed sunglasses.

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1969: Pretty in Pearls

Hawn strikes a serious pose in a silky champagne-colored dress accessorized with an extra-long strand of pearls.

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1969: Cactus Flower New York City Premiere

For the New York City premiere of Cactus Flower, the young actress wore a ruffled look with an oversized fur-trimmed jacket layered over it. Her curly hairstyle and wide white ribbon hair accessory were excellent touches.

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1970: Shade-y Business

She laughed a year later in a gray collared wrap coat and red-hued sunglasses.

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1970: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

For an appearance on The Tonight Show, Hawn stunned in a sweet 70s-style dress, complete with a dramatic ruffled hem, ruched bodice, and crocheted neckline.

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1973: 45th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball

Hawn looked fantastic in florals at the 1973 Academy Awards Governors Ball. The actress wore a floral-embroidered black spaghetti strap dress with rose hairpins that night.

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1974: The Girl from Petrovka

Hawn proved it's all in the details when she rocked eye-catching eyeliner, a black velvet hair bow, and simple heart face makeup in The Girl from Petrovka.

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1975: Shampoo

For the 1975 film Shampoo, Hawn shot one scene in a flirty mini dress with a stylish half-up, half-down hairstyle.

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1977: Third Annual People's Choice Awards

She opted for old Hollywood glam for the 1977 People's Choice Awards. That evening, she wore a strapless satin dress with a matching stole, strand of pearls, and textured clutch.

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1978: 50th Annual Academy Awards Ball

For the 1978 Academy Awards Ball, Hawn donned a silvery wrap gown with a plunging neckline. She kept her hair loose and parted down the middle for the occasion.

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1980: With Liza Minelli

She chatted with Liza Minelli in a sequined long-sleeve blazer with ruffled eyelet details.

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1981: 18th Annual Publicists Guild of America Awards

She posed with an award in a simple purple look consisting of a lightweight sweater and matching nylon bottoms.

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1982: At Elaine's Restaurant

Hawn rocked a boho-inspired ensemble when she arrived at Elaine's Restaurant in a loose-fitting white cotton dress with a center bow and ribbon trim.

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1982: Cats

The actress was all business when she arrived to see the Broadway musical Cats in a striped blazer, warm scarf, and oversized shades.

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1983: At Mr. Chow's Restaurant

For a visit to Mr. Chow's Restaurant, the Hollywood star sported a blue sweater set, a pale blue scarf, a toffee-colored winter jacket, and an oversized brown clutch.

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1985: Opening of the American Ballet Theater

Hawn looked magnificent in a striking sequin-embellished gown complete with feather-trimmed hem and plunging neckline.

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1989: 61st Annual Academy Awards

The star wore another sequined look to the 1989 Academy Awards. She opted for a strapless gold gown with a sweetheart neckline and oversized taffeta stole.

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1989: Third Annual American Cinematheque Award Salute to Steven Spielberg

She looked picture-ready in a lilac floral look with an asymmetrical neckline while posing for a photo.

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1989: Back to the Future Part 2 Los Angeles Premiere

Even Hawn's laid-back looks are top-tier. This one features a butter yellow racerback top and high-waisted acid-wash jeans.

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1990: Ruching and Ruffles

She looked regal in ruffles when she attended a dinner in a metallic gold ruched above-the-knee-length dress with dramatic sleeves and pearly pumps.

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1991: Soapdish Los Angeles Premiere

She arrived at the Los Angeles premiere of Soapdish in a drapey gray blazer, a tucked-in black tee, denim jeans, and round shades.

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1993: Dave Premiere

For the Dave premiere, she opted for another blazer look. She layered it over a transparent mesh top and solid black bralette this time.

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1996: 11th Cinematheque Award

Hawn looked like a million bucks when she stepped out in a slinky spaghetti-strap white dress with a flared hem and loose belt. She accessorized the look with a chainlink bag and a charm necklace.

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1999: 71st Academy Awards

She sported a powder blue gown with intricate sequined details, a matching chiffon scarf, and a clamshell-style purse for the 1999 Academy Awards.

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2000: 14th American Comedy Awards

The actress posed at the 2000 American Comedy Awards with her daughter, Kate Hudson. Hudson wore a transparent floor-length gown with a plunging neckline and matching choker, while Hawn opted for a velvet brocade dress with a sweet ruffled hem.

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2001: 73rd Academy Awards

How cool is Hawn? The Hollywood star put her own spin on a gold-beaded gown when she accessorized it with a pair of chic minimalistic sunglasses.

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2003: 60th Golden Globe Awards

The lace-up peekaboo bodice, the frilly chiffon hem, the satin accents—what's not to love about Hawn's outside-of-the-box look for the 2003 Golden Globe Awards?

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2003: Alex & Emma Premiere

This is early-2000s dressing at its best. For the 2003 premiere of Alex & Emma, Hawn paired a ruffled spaghetti strap tunic with flared crochet-trimmed jeans. Her layered jewelry, tinted shades, and floral handbag added a flirty edge to the fun ensemble.

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2004: Miracle Los Angeles Premiere

Animal print is always exciting. For the Los Angeles premiere of Miracle, the actress layered a statement-making leopard print coat over her outfit. Her black leather chainlink bag and gold earrings added an air of elegance to the ensemble.

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2008: Cannes Film Festival

Hawn broke out another pair of sunnies when she walked the Cannes Film Festival red carpet in 2008. For this outfit, she paired the shades with a flowy layered chiffon gown, a satin envelope-style clutch, and a diamond necklace.

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2009: Nine New York Screening

She channeled vintage Hollywood glamour at the New York screening of Nine in a fringed black dress paired with a fluffy white fur stole, diamond necklace, and chandelier earrings.

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2010: The Elephant Parade

She opted for a green, purple, and black floral frock for the Elephant Parade in London.

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2017: 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Hawn wore a sparkly show-stopping gown to the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. The look—which features an off-the-shoulder neckline, long sleeves, and a flowing train—was designed by Prabal Gurung.

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2018: 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

For the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Hawn opted for a one-shouldered chiffon gown in a calming blue hue. She accessorized the dress with oversized earrings, a cuff bracelet, and diamond rings.

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2022: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Hawn posed with her daughter at the premiere of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Hudson wore an extravagant sequined ensemble, while Hawn landed on an embroidered two-piece set with metallic boots.

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