Madonna: 50 Looks We Can't Forget

As the Material Girl celebrates a half-century, trace her every fashion reinvention. By Aaron Parsley and Cara Lynn Shultz


Just five years after she left the University of Michigan to become a dancer in New York City, Madonna Louise Ciccone made her first move as a worldwide trendsetter – stacking her black rubber bracelets and flashing her crop top for TV's Solid Gold while performing "Holiday" in 1983.

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