Oscar moment: Her first time
Year: 1978 Wearing: Something 70's glam Moment: It was a fresh-faced Meryl's first outing to the Academy Awards, where she was attending to see if her nomination for The Deer Hunter would result in a win. It did not, alas...but she looked like a boho goddess thirty years before Sienna Miller ever came along. READ MORE: Jay-Z and Beyonce's best PDA moments
Oscar moment: Her first win!
Year: 1979 Wearing: In pre-red carpet coverage days, who even knows? Moment: The thirty-year-old won her first of many Oscars for Kramer vs Kramer, following an unsuccessful (ha!) nomination the year before for The Deer Hunter. READ MORE: Best celebrity braids
Oscar moment: Pregnancy style
Year: 1983 Wearing: A Grecian goddess gown Moment: Long before our obsession with celebrity maternity fashion, Meryl Streep was breezing along the Oscars' red carpet in glorious gold. Oh, and she also won a Best Actress award for Sophie's Choice that year. READ MORE: Lupita's 10 most beautiful red carpet moments