Let's talk about America's most enduring national treasure: Meryl Streep. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures She's amazing now, but she was also a mega-babe in the '70s and '80s. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures / Via thoughtcatalog.com Just look at her in this purple-on-purple-on-cowboy boots ensemble. Jack Mitchell / Getty Images Hells yes to wearing pastel overalls. Annd here she is just chilling with fellow cool as hell '80s It Girl Diane Keaton. Images Press / Getty Images Advertisement But that's not all. Here she is reading some feminist lit, planning her world domination or whatever. Jack Mitchell / Getty Images (Actually she's apparently rehearsing a Shakespeare in the Park production of The Taming of the Shrew.) Somehow pulling off the most intense patchwork blazer ever. Ron Galella, Ltd. / WireImage Just bringing some homemade cookies or kugel to the party. Ron Galella, Ltd. / WireImage With her hubby Donald Gummer, nbd. Enjoying a romantic embrace from Dennis Quaid in Postcards from the Edge. Columbia Pictures / Getty Images Advertisement Proving she can pull off the Dorothy Hammill. Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images And also a wild head of curly locks. Getty Images Here she is giving bunny ears to frickin' Shirley MacLaine. Time & Life Pictures / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett Looking cute AF in all black. Time & Life Pictures / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett Time & Life Pictures / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett Advertisement Proving she is a flawless goddess. Paul Natkin / WireImage And proving she is a flawless goddess who can also walk around with a baby Henry Gummer strapped to her. Tom Wargacki / WireImage Did '80s Meryl Streep ride the subway? Yes, she did. Ted Thai / The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett And OMG, the NYC subway in the '80s was terrifying. She also pulled off this all-white ensemble like a boss. Tom Wargacki / WireImage Advertisement And kept things frumpterable before frumpterable was a thing. Barry King / WireImage Gorgeous hair? Check. Art Zelin / Getty Images Radiant smile? Double check. Ron Galella / WireImage All hail Kween Streep! Ron Galella / WireImage Yaaaaaas! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!