In the early seventies, Ali MacGraw was one of the leading actresses in the world. During that time, she carved out a name for herself as a style maven; wearing flares, printed dresses and patent white boots, with a touch of preppy basics from her New England roots.

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Born in upstate NY, Ali MacGraw worked in fashion before going behind the video lens. Working first as Diana Vreeland's photo assistant at Harper's Bazaar , MacGraw also spent time modeling and styling at Vogue. She had her first big break in Goodbye, Columbus in 1969 followed by her most famed role, in 1970's Love Story.

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The actress won America's hearts not only in her roles, but in her off-duty style. Bell bottoms and turtlenecks, short shorts and skirts with trench- Ali always embodied carefree effortless style. Happy Birthday, Ali MacGraw!