Barbra Streisand: Broadway and Fashion Icon

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Barbra Streisand: Broadway and Fashion Icon
January 1960 -- In this iconic photo, Barbra poses for a photo call for "Funny Girl" which she starred in for a year. She was nominated for a Tony for "Best Leading Actress in a Musical."

January 1965 - Streisand is photographed wearing a fuchsia pink silk dress with a scoop neckline and a matching bow around the waist.

September 1965 - Streisand appears with her Emmy for 'Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Actors and Performers' for her performance in the TV special 'My Name Is Barbra.'

March 1966 - Streisand is photographed in Central Park.

June 1966 - Streisand with her former husband, Elliott Gould at the opening of an exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery.

June 1967 - Streisand attends a pro-Israel rally at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, to raise emergency funds for Israel after the Six-Day War.

January 1969 - American actor John Wayne (1907 - 1979) holding an Oscar that he was awarded for his role in True Grit with Streisand.

February 1969 - Streisand holds her Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical at the 26th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

June 1969 - Streisand, wearing a pink plaid coat, a black hat, and sunglasses, standing by a lake in Central Park, New York City. She was in New York for the shooting of director Vincente Minnelli's film, 'On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.'

April 1972 -  Streisand performing on stage.

October 1973 - Streisand, wearing a turban and a fur jacket, surrounded by men in tuxedos at the premiere of director Sydney Pollack's film, 'The Way We Were', in which she starred.

December 1976 - Streisand, Jon Peters, and Guest during 'A Star Is Born' New York City Premiere - After Party at Tavern on the Green in New York City.

January 1977 - Streisand wins three awards the 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

December 1982 - Jon Peters and Barbra Streisand during 'Six Weeks' New York Premiere Party at New York Hilton Hotel in New York City.

January 1984 - Barbra Streisand attends the 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards and wins two more Golden Globes.

March 1986 - Streisand attends the 38th Annual Director Guild of America Awards Honors Akira Kurosawa.

August 1990 - Actor Nick Nolte and actress/singer Barbra Streisand on August 21, 1990 on the set of the film 'The Prince of Tides' in New York City.

December 1991 - Streisand attends 'The Prince of Tides' Century City Premiere.

September 1992 - Streisand attends the 1992 U.S. Open Tennis: Men's Singles Third Round Andre Agassi vs. Jan Siemerink.

September 1995 - Streisand attends the 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards where she was awarded Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Barbra Streisand: The Concert.

August 1998 - Barbra Streisand during James Brolin Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Hollywood Boulevard.

January 2000 - Streisand attends the 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards where she was awarded the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement.

November 2001 - Streisand sings 'You'll Never Walk Along' closing the 53rd Emmy Awards show. After two postponements attributed to the war on terrorism, the awards show is finally being held at a small venue, the Shubert Theatre.

March 2002 - Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand during The 74th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room.

September 2002 - Streisand performs at National Democratic Gala, a benefit to help win a democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.

January 2004 - James Brolin and Barbra Streisand during The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

December 2004 - Streisand during 'Meet the Fockers' Los Angeles Premiere.
 

October 2005 - Streisand performs at the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation 10th Annual "Grand Slam for Children" fundraiser.

May 2008 - Streisand attends the 2008 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

December 2008 - Streisand attends the 31st Annual Kennedy Center Honors at the Hall of States in the John F. Kennedy Center where she was a recipient of the honor.

May 2010 - Streisand and James Brolin spotted in Malibu, California.

February 2011 - National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences president Neil Portnow and Barbra Streisand pose backstage at 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Barbra Streisand.

February 2011 - Streisand attends The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center.

November 2011 - Donna Karan and Barbra Streisand arrive to the 10th Annual Celebration Of Dreams at Bacara Resort and Spa.

October 2012 - Streisand performs at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Barbra Streisand arrives for the Glamour Magazine Women of the Year event in New York, November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress and singer Barbra Streisand attends the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington April 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Barbra Streisand speaks onstage at the Hearst MasterClass on November 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Hearst Magazines)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09: Honoree Barbra Streisand attends the 24th annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast hosted by The Hollywood Reporter at Milk Studios on December 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)
CENTURY CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Actress Barbra Streisand attends the American Society Of Cinematographers 29th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on February 15, 2015 in Century City, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Barbra Streisand attends the SiriusXM's 'Town Hall' With Barbra Streisand and the cast of School Of Rock; 'Town Hall' to air on Streisand's SiriusXM Channel 'The Barbra Streisand Channel' at Winter Garden Theatre on August 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 02: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been retouched.) Barbra Streisand performs onstage during the tour opener for 'Barbra - The Music... The Mem'ries... The Magic!' at Staples Center on August 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BSB )
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: Singer-songwriter Barbra Streisand attends Tribeca Talks: Storytellers: Barbra Streisand With Robert Rodriguez during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 29, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
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For most of Barbra Streisand's life, she's been known for her ability to captivate the stage. When she first became a nightclub singer in the early 1960's few could predict that the teenage girl from Brooklyn would become such a star. The only person who knew she was destined for greatness: was Barbra herself.

Barbra has performed on stage, in front of a camera, with chart-topping singers, and in front of foreign dignitaries. With all this success comes an added pressure to really stand out. For Barbra, this isn't a problem. From arriving in a oversized mink coat to appearing at the Grammy's in a full-body sequin dress, Barbra's style is all her own. Now, as she turns 71-years-old today, she has ushered in a more casual era. Barbra is typically seen in over-sized caftans and scarves in comparison to her over-the-top 60's looks.

Click through the gallery above to see some of Barbra's most iconic and fashionable moments.
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