Gwyneth Paltrow Turns 40: The Actress’ Most Fashionable Looks Through the Years

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Gwyneth Bikinis in Italy
Gwyneth Paltrow soaks up the sun.
Gwyneth Paltrow may be turning one year older this Thursday, but her style will remain timeless.

Whether she’s hitting the red carpet or taking her kids Apple and Moses to school, the Shakespeare in Love actress manages to always stay chic in fashion-forward getups.

Now that Paltrow is turning the big 4-0, we’re celebrating Mrs. Chris Martin by taking a look back her fashion evolution.

Launch the gallery for the blonde beauty’s most fashionable looks throughout the years.

Recently, People named the Hollywood mom-of-two its Best Dressed celebrity of 2012.

“She’s an award-winning actress, a talented singer and even a good cook, but as far as People editors are concerned, Gwyneth Paltrow is a fashion plate first and foremost,” the magazine wrote.

Paltrow beat out British fashion icon Kate Middleton and Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian for the top spot.

What do you think of the birthday gal’s style? Play fashion critic and sound off below.