'A Star is Born' turns 45: See Barbra Streisand’s wildest and most wonderfully retro fashion moments from early in her career

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It’s hard to believe that forever style icon Barbra Streisand’s remake of “A Star is Born” is 45 years old! Lest we forget, Barbra and co-star Kris Kristofferson were the OG Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the film that hit theaters on Dec. 17, 1976. In honor of the movie’s anniversary and the wardrobe-slash-star power of one of the best singer-actresses of a generation, Wonderwall.com has culled some of her best retro style moments throughout the years. First up, here she is in a promotional poster for “A Star is Born” wearing a sexy, glittery gown. Topped off with a a pair of platforms, this look is ’70s glam incarnate.

Keep reading for more of Babs’ wildest retro fashion moments from early in her career…

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Barbra Streisand won her first Oscar, for her performance in “Funny Girl,” in 1969. She wore a see-through tuxedo pantsuit by designer Arnold Scaasi that will go down in history as one of the quirkiest Oscar looks ever. Fun fact: Apparently, she didn’t realize the look would be sheer when the klieg lights hit!

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Barbra Streisand is notorious for loving fur: Here she is in December 1969 in a head-to-toe white mink look, hand muff included!

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Barbra Streisand is zoning out on set in zigzags! This ensemble that she wore while filming “On A Clear Day You Can See Forever” in 1969 looks straight off a Missoni runway, and we adore it!

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Barbra Streisand and Sammy Davis Jr. presented the award for best song at the 1968 Oscars in Santa Monica, California. She looked ravishing in a sparkling deep-V gown — and that choker with a long, dainty diamond chain was the perfect accessorization.

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In a more casual moment in 1965, Barbra Streisand donned a red-and-white wool dress and a navy cardigan.

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With her pet poodle, Sadie, by her side, Barbra Streisand arrived in Rhode Island for a one-night appearance at a 1966 musical festival. The best part? She’s pregnant with son Jason Gould here — and hiding her baby bump in this gingham tent dress (with a matching hat)!

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On set for “Hello Dolly” in 1969, Barbra Streisand was matchy-matchy in a whole lot of navy paired with a pink plaid peacoat.

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Meow! To mark the first anniversary of her hit Broadway musical “Funny Girl,” Barbra Streisand posed with a cake while wearing a leopard-print coat and matching bowler hat.

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Barbra Streisand wore a giant bow and her signature fur-hat combo while out with then-husband Elliott Gould in March 1966. We love how the actor is holding an extra fur for her — just in case!

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Barbra Streisand rocked black cat-eyes liner and a patterned halter dress as she cut a cake at a farewell party — she was leaving to give birth to her only child — that was thrown for her by the cast of “Funny Girl” in London in 1966.

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On the set of the movie “Funny Girl” in 1968, Barbra Streisand looked like the poster girl for swinging ’60s style.

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Looking oh-so glamorous in a mink coat and matching suede boots and oversized cap, Barbra Streisand exited her car in London in 1966. Chic and warm for the win!

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During a party for feminist Bella Abzug that Barbra Streisand threw at her townhouse in New York City in 1970, the singer-actress wore a polka-dot dress with a matching head scarf.

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During the runup to the 1968 presidential election, Barbra Streisand sang to fundraise for Democratic candidate Eugene McCarthy’s campaign in New York City, choosing a more demure pink printed skirt suit with matching topper and pearls for her performance.

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The original airport-style shot! Here’s our girl Barbra Streisand in 1969, swathed in some serious fox fur at Heathrow Airport in London.

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At the premiere of “Yentl” in 1984, Barbra Streisand attended in an all-white look. She never misses an opportunity for interesting headpieces, that’s for sure!

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If there was ever a picture that screamed “movie star,” it would be this snapshot of Barbra Streisand in 1969. We’re sure she caused quite the scene with all the flashbulbs popping!

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At the 1977 Golden Globe Awards, Barbra Streisand won for best actress and for best original song for “A Star is Born.” She naturally wore a giant fur — over a pink dress — for the occasion.

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Wearing thigh-high boots and oodles of fur, Barbra Streisand won second place in the “Imaginative” category on a best dressed list in 1969.

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On the set of “Funny Girl” in 1964, Barbra was wrapped in blue. This may be a costume, but it doesn’t look too far from one of her wild and wacky IRL looks during the era!

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In 1965, Barbra Streisand looked supreme in a pop of fuchsia and a matching hat! The pink silk dress had a scoop neckline and a matching bow around the waist.

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For her March 1966 CBS special “Color Me Barbra,” Barbra Streisand was armed with her pet poodle, Sadie, and as usual, she brought on the sparkle in the form of a metallic bodysuit. This was one of the first specials filmed in color, hence the title.

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Barbra Streisand’s collection of hats must be endless! Here she is again in a matching topper at the 1971 Golden Globe Awards.

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Barbra Streisand was pretty in a Scottish suspender dress and beret in 1970.

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That is one large hat! We love it with the black eyeliner and chartreuse coat. A memorable look circa 1970 indeed!

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In “The Owl And The Pussycat” in 1970, Barbara wore fishnet stockings, white boots and a minidress in one scene. Of course, a fur is never far away from the actress!

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Barbra Streisand was stunning in a mauve angel-winged shawl and gauzy gown as she greeted fans from the red carpet at the Oscar in 1992.

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Hands off! In “The Owl and the Pussycat” in 1970, Barbra Streisand posed in some sexy feathered lingerie.































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