PEOPLE Magazine 40th Anniversary

Adam Is the New Mick & 7 More of Today's Throwback Stars

We're marking our milestone with a look back at classic Hollywood stars – from Farrow to Jagger – and their contemporary counterparts

CHER & GAGA

Then: Wigs, sparkles, daring cutouts – oh my! Among the talent she's flaunted on stage and on screen, Cher established herself early on as an artist who's constantly reinventing herself – especially when it comes to image.
Now: Whether she's wearing a dress made of meat or, well, nothing at all, Lady Gaga, too, has earned just as much attention for her impressive showmanship and semi-crazy couture.