Madonna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Benefit gala celebrating the opening of the
"Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" exhibition on May 7 in New York.
Madonna poses for a photo as she was emerging on the music scene in New York in December 1982.
Madonna's look in 1984: layered tops, dark makeup and bracelets, bracelets and more bracelets.
During the first MTV Video Music Awards in 1984, Madonna set the bar with her performance of "Like a Virgin" in a low-cut wedding gown.
The Material Girl performs to a sold-out crowd during the Live Aid concert in Philadelphia on July 13, 1985.
Ever a fan of the bustier, Madonna struts her stuff during the 1987 "Who's That Girl" tour.
Then-husband Sean Penn shields Madonna from the paparazzi during a lunch break in New York on August 13, 1986.
Madonna and director James Foley work on the set of "Who's That Girl" on November 24, 1987, in Los Angeles.
Back to the bustier: Madonna and her backup dancers perform in Los Angeles in September 1989.
The Blond Ambition Tour took Madonna to Tokyo on April 4, 1990.
Madonna "strikes a pose" during her performance of "Vogue" on the MTV Video Music Awards in September 1990.
Younger brother Christopher Ciccone, left, Madonna and director Alek Keshishian attend the "Truth or Dare" premiere in Los Angeles on May 6, 1991.
Madonna evokes old-school Hollywood glamour in a publicity still for "Bedtime Stories" in 1994.
A pregnant Madonna takes a walk on September 25, 1996.
Madonna attends the "Evita" premiere in Los Angeles on December 14, 1996.