Gwyneth Paltrow's Most Controversial Looks Ever, In Honor Of Her 41st Birthday

Ah, BP and GP: the very epitome of a Hollywood golden couple (literally—get a load of those matching blonde 'dos). Two decades ago, the pair were inseparable, even going so far as to dress alike on the red carpet. But during this particular outing in 1995, Gwyneth proved she could, um, outshine her beau in more ways than one. At least if she'd decided to walk home from dinner that night, passing drivers would have spotted her from a mile away. Safety first, right?

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As a diehard fan of pretty much anything Gwyneth Paltrow does (GOOP, cookbooks and awkward mom dancing included), I rarely—if ever—find fault with any of her red carpet style choices. It seems, however, that I am alone in that mentality, because the actress has stepped out in more than a few controversial looks during her several decades in the movie biz. So today, in honor of Gwyneth's 41st birthday, I've rounded up 15 of her most daring ensembles to date. Whether they showed lots of skin, were disarmingly sparkly or, um, could've perhaps used a good bra, all of them prove that the star's not above ruffling a few feathers every now and then. Happy birthday Gwynnie, you rule-breaker, you!

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